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Next message Michael Witt  posted on Wednesday, 01 February, 2006 - 03:07 am
In the film profile section of Seville concert he plays a piece at the very end of meeting with Greg Smallman. Sounds classical w/an early Spanish approach. But I cant' find what piece this is. All who have it please watch that part, its right after Greg shows John the lattice of the inside of the guitar. THanks!!
Next message Tim posted on Saturday, 04 February, 2006 - 12:54 am
Sounds like the 3rd mvt of a Vivaldi concerto - not the one which he played in the Seville Concert itself, but the one that opens the Vivaldi Concertos CD.

He isn't playing the solo part but the soloist and orchestra parts, an arrangement which he made for solo recitals but never recorded. That concerto was one of several Italian and German concertos that JS Bach transcribed for solo harpsichord as sight reading exercises for one of his sons. So JW had a precedent in reducing the violin concerto to a solo.
Next message Tim posted on Saturday, 04 February, 2006 - 12:57 am
Op.9 No.3 (RV 230) if you like that sort of detail...
Next message Tim posted on Saturday, 04 February, 2006 - 09:51 am
Op.3 No.9 if you like accuracy!!
Next message Michael Witt  posted on Saturday, 04 February, 2006 - 11:18 pm
That was extremely helpful, THanks again I'm figuring it out now, changing a few things but I really like it. Thanks
Next message Tim posted on Sunday, 05 February, 2006 - 01:14 am
There was a complete solo guitar transcription of all three of the concerto's movements in Jan-Olof Eriksson's free scores but that's removed for updating. You could try contacting him for a score (if you don't know his site it's worth a look, his scores are all very nicely produced).

Another of those Bach harpsichord transcriptions was recorded on guitar by Enno Voorhorst on a Naxos CD, this time from an oboe concerto by Marcello.
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