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Latin American Music for Two Guitars

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Track Listing

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1Deciso (Astor Piazzolla)4:18
2Andante (Astor Piazzolla)3:43
3Allegro (Astor Piazzolla)6:10
4Tranquilo (Leo Brouwer)1:05
5Allegro vivace (Leo Brouwer)1:28
6Vivacissimo muy ritmico (Leo Brouwer)0:59
7Sonoro (Leo Brouwer)1:38
8Bebê (Hermeto Pascoal)2:49
9Anacleto de Medeiros (Radamés Gnattali)3:35
10Chiquinha Gonzaga (Radamés Gnattali)4:25
11Recife Dos Corais (Sérgio Assad)2:04
12Valseana (Sérgio Assad)1:30
13Vitoria Regia (Sérgio Assad)1:59
14Pinote (Sérgio Assad)2:02
15Idilio Crepuscular (Alberto Ginastera)1:40

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About this Album

On their Nonesuch debut, the Assads interpret Astor Piazzolla and other Latin American composers and perform original pieces by Sérgio Assad. The Washington Post calls the duo “the best two-guitar team in existence, maybe even in history.”


Sérgio Assad, Odair Assad, guitars

Produced by Robert Hurwitz and Kathryn King
Recorded April, 1985, at Vanguard Studios, New York City
Engineer: John Newton
Editing: Kathryn King and Kevin Boutote (N.Y. Digital)
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig, Masterdisk, New York

Art Direction and Design: Carin Goldberg
Cover photo: Carol Friedman

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