Nicola Hall

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Nicola Hall, born in 1969 in England, is a British classical guitarist.

Nicola studied at Chetham's School of Music, later at the Royal Northern College of Music and also with John Williams. She won first prizes in several competitions (1986 Poland, 1987 Toronto). She was the first guitarist to receive the Royal Overseas League's Gold Medal in 1989.[1] Her 1991 debut disc Virtuoso Guitar Transcriptions was highly praised[2] for both technical brilliance and artistic expression.

Nicola Hall's recordings present her own transcriptions of works originally composed for other instruments.

Recordings[edit]

Virtuoso Guitar Transcriptions (DECCA - recorded 1990, released 1991)

Paganini/Sarasate/Castelnuovo-Tedesco with London Mozart Players/Andrew Litton (DECCA - recorded 1992, released 1994)

The Art of the Guitar (DECCA - recorded 1993, released 1994)

Billy Cowie: Canciónes para Guitarra (DIVAS RECORDS - recorded 1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decca CD 440 678-2, Nicola Hall - The Art of the Guitar, liner notes, p. 6
  2. ^ http://www.jsbach.org/hallvirtuosoguitartranscriptions.html