Although this piece could equally well be called "Homage to Leo Brouwer", its title will be instantly recognised as a paraphrase of the Cuban composer and conductor's own Elogio de la danza (1964). This piece breaks down into a succession of short and long movements, sometimes in the form of hidden quotations, that encapsulate all I feel I owe to Leo Brouwer, one of the guiding lights of the guitar today.
Solilogue - Nimbus - Thème félin - Si Brouwer m'était conté - Interlude - Cuba libre
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). [...]