Eduardo Fernández (guitarist)

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Eduardo Fernández (born 1952)[1] is a Uruguayan classical guitarist, teacher and arranger-composer.[2] He received prizes in the 1972 Porto Alegre and 1975 Radio France competitions, won the Premio Andrés Segovia in 1975[3][4] and debuted in New York in 1977.[5] After his 1983 London debut, Fernández was signed by Decca Records.[3] His textbook has been published in English as Technique, Mechanism, Learning (2002).[6]

Selected discography[edit]

  • Bach, J.S.: Lute Suites (2 CDs) 1989 Decca Music Group Limited
  • Guitar Concerti Manuel Ponce, Villa-Lobos, Jaurés Lamarque Pons. ECO, conducted Enrique García Asensio. Decca 1990
  • The World of The Spanish Guitar Decca compilation 1992
  • Avant-garde guitar. Takemitsu: All in Twilight. Leo Brouwer: La espiral eterna. Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland. Berio: Sequenza XI. Decca

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cromos Numéros 3918 - 3926 - Page 214 1993 "Uno de los más importantes guitarristas latinoamericanos, el uruguayo Eduardo Fernández, acaba de presentarse en el auditorio colombiano de la Luis Angel Arango. Nacido en 1952, Fernández ha sido ganador del Premio Andrés Segovia, ha realizado más de diez grabaciones (siete de ellas con la Decca-London de Inglaterra) y recorrido todo el mundo dando conciertos. "
  2. ^ Américas Volume 58 - Page 52 Organization of American States - 2006 "For nearly three decades Uruguayan guitarist Eduardo Fernandez has enjoyed a reputation as one of the great masters of his instrument. He has performed hundreds of concerts throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas and has recorded more than thirty LPs and CDs, in addition to a recent DVD. His vast repertoire includes the canonic works for the guitar, as well as obscure gems discovered through patient research. Concerts and recordings often include his own transcriptions of familiar compositions written for other instruments...."
  3. ^ a b "Eduardo Fernández (Guitar, Arranger)". Bach Cantatas Website. Archived from the original on October 23, 2008. Retrieved March 31, 2017. 
  4. ^ Alfredo Escande Abel Carlevaro: un nuevo mundo en la guitarra Page 356 - 2005 "Fernández ganó, además, el primer premio en el concurso "Andrés Segovia" en 1975,"
  5. ^ Newsletter Center for Inter-American Relations Volumes 2 to 6 - Page 4 1977 "Another major achievement was the New York debut in the Classic Guitar series of the brilliant young Uruguayan guitarist, Eduardo Fernandez."
  6. ^ Mel Bay Presents Eduardo Fernandez: Technique, Mechanism, Learning, ISBN 978-0786647460, retrieved March 31, 2017 

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