to Christian Laborde
I have to admit to a sneaking liking for this Capricorn dream which, for the price of re-tuning your A string to B, will whisk you off to a new but friendly world, very different from our everyday environment. Here bells ring out, arpeggios and harmonics cascade like waterfalls, all blending in an evocation of the harp, where the sounds of today and modal memories of yesterday join in friendly rivalry.
Born on the 19h of October 1955, the French performer, composer, arranger and improviser Roland Dyens began to study the guitar when he was nine years old. Later he studied with the Spanish master Alberto Ponce in a class where he obtained, in 1976, the "Licence de Concert" from l'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (France). [...]