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John McGann Plays Bach, Debussy and Rodrigo - Original transcriptions (from keyboard and orchestral music) for Mandolin, Mandola, Mandocello and Guitar

By Mandolin Cafe
November 12, 2005 - 8:00 am

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A re-issue to CD of a 1980 project that was originally available only on cassette. On this recording, John McGann plays his own arrangements on mandolin, mandola, mandocello and guitar.

Interestingly, this recording exclusively features the great late John Zeidler's instruments and is likely the only project to of its kind to do so.

Selections:
First Arabesque (Debussy)
Second Arabesque (Debussy)
Prelude/Allemande from Partita #1 in Bb (JS Bach)
Adagio-Concerto de Aranjuez (Rodrigo)
Serenade to the Doll from The Children's Corner (Debussy)
Goldberg Variation #21 (JS Bach)
Goldberg Variation #26 (JS Bach)
Gigue, from Lute Suite #1 (JS Bach)
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, from Cantata #147 (JS Bach)
Passpied, from Suite Bergamasque (Debussy)

Genre: Classical
Label: Self-released

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