Gerard Cousins

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Gerard Cousins is a Welsh guitarist, composer and arranger.

His solo guitar arrangements include traditional Welsh songs such as gwahoddiad which have been broadcast on BBC Radio Wales. He has also contributed to the soundtracks of two films by the artist/filmmaker Stuart Croft, The Lossleader and Rococo 55.

Discography[edit]

Una Leyenda[edit]

Track List:

Sonatina - Federico Moreno Torroba
Una Leyenda - Pedro Sanjuan
Tiento Antiguo - Joaquin Rodrigo
Capricho Arabe - Francisco Tarrega
Un Tiempo fue Italica Famosa - Joaquin Rodrigo
El testament d'Amelia - Miguel Llobet
Canco de Lladre - Miguel Llobet
El noi de la Mare - Miguel Llobet
Sonata - Antonio Jose
Romance de los Pinos - Federico Moreno Torroba

A Gift[edit]

Track List:

Wind Color Vector - Takashi Yoshimatsu
Canticle (from Around the Round Ground) - Takashi Yoshimatsu
Elystan - Gerard Cousins
Viaje a la Semilla - Leo Brouwer
July 18 - Gerard Cousins
A Gift - Robert Jacob
Chant - John Tavener
Hika in Memorium Toru Takemitsu - Leo Brouwer
Tune for Toru - Mark-Anthony Turnage arr. Gerard Cousins

Hiraeth - Celtic Guitar Music from Wales[edit]

Track List:

Tros y Garreg (Crossing the Stone) - Trad.*
Gwahoddiad (Arglwydd Dyma Fi) - Trad.*
Fantasia on Ar Lan Y Mor - Trad.*
Dafydd y Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock) - Trad.*
Hiraeth - Grace Williams* (1906-1977)
Amanda's Delight (from 2 pieces for guitar) - Robert Smith
A Short Verse for Edward Thornburgh - Thomas Tomkins* (1572- 1656)
A Sad Pavan Forbidding Mourning - Hilary Tann (b. 1947)
Olwyn Ddwr (Water Wheel) - Gareth Glyn* (b. 1951)
Crossing Water Alone - Simon Thorne* (b. 1954)
Teifi's Dream (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau) - Trad.*

  • Arranged for the guitar by Gerard Cousins

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