Repertoire

This is a list of some of the repertoire I’ve played over the years. Links go to posts on my site, recordings, or YouTube. *Canadian Works

Guitar Trio

With Victoria Guitar Trio (Adrian Verdejo and Michael Dias) unless otherwise noted.

Dedications and Commissions (see our album Concentric Rings)

  • Scott Godin: On PoeticsWritten for the Victoria Guitar Trio
  • Scott Godin: Inside the Theodosian Walls* Arranged & Dedicated to the Victoria Guitar Trio
  • Jordan Nobles: Concentric Rings* Written for the Victoria Guitar Trio
  • Benton Roark: Mystic Viel* Written for the Victoria Guitar Trio
  • John Sherlock: Musiquita*  Written for Adrian Verdejo
  • RD Wraggett: The Nagual’s Dream for Guitar Trio and Tape* Written for the Victoria Guitar Trio
  • RD Wragget: Yesterday’s Canon* Arrangement dedicated to the Victoria Guitar Trio

Contemporary and Modern Works

  • John Gordon Armstrong: Flight from The Stars Within Us*
  • Marco Di Biasi (b.1977): TrioStudio No. 6 & No. 7 with Douglas Hensley and Michael Dias
  • Richard D. James (Aphex Twin): Avril 14th, arr. Verdejo
  • Anthony Genge: Streams I (Hensley/Dias)*
  • Lou Harrison (1917-2003): Elegy for Harpo Marx
  • David Leob (1939):  Between the Sea and Sky
  • Jordan Nobles: Temporal Waves (arr. for trio)*
  • Patrick Roux (b.1962): Carnaval*
  • Rodney Sharman (b.1958): September*
  • Rodney Sharman (b.1958): Suspended Waltz* (arr. Dias)
  • Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996):  Bad Boy (1961)
  • John Weinzweig (1913-2006): Conversations for Three Guitars*

Traditional & Other Works

  • Isaac Albeniz (1860-1909): Bajo, Berceuse, Cordoba
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Three Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier, BWV 882, 883, 858 (arr. Dias)
  • Agustín Barrios (1885-1944): Zapatadeo Caribe
  • John Dowland (1563-1626): Pavan (Dias/Hensley)
  • Nicolo Gistou (d. 1609): Galliard (Dias/Hensley)
  • Giovanni Pacoloni (1564): Renaissance Lute Trios (multiple works)
  • Divisions on “Tant Que Vivray” by Claudin de Sermisy (1528), Pierre Attaingnant (1529-1530), Miguel de Fuenllana (1554), and Giovanni Pacoloni (1564), arr. M. Dias
  • Zani de Ferranti (1801-1878): Polonaise Concertante
  • Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): L’Evasion
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1552-1594) arr. M. Dias “Kyrie” from Missa Papae Marcelli (1562)
  • Josquin des Prez (1450-1521), Cristóbal de Morales (1500-1553) arr. M. Dias: “Mille Regretz” and “Kyrie” from Missa Mille Regretz (1544) with Erik Abbink, soprano saxophone
  • Maximo Pujol (b.1957): Tangondo
  • Antonio Vivaldi (1678–1741): Concerto in G major for Two Guitars, RV. 532 – With Douglas Hensley
  • Johann Sigismund Weiss (1690-1737): Concerto in Am

Classical Guitar Duo

With Michael Dias unless otherwise noted.

Francesco da Milano (c. 1497–1543)

Carlo Domeniconi (b.1947)

  • Sonata in tre movimenti Op. 14 dedicata alla memoria di Maria Ponce

John Dowland (1563–1626)

Carlos Fariñas (1934-2002)

  • Musica para dos Guitarras

Rey Guerra (b. 1958)

  • Los Caminos (suite) 

Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

  • String Quartet Op. 2 No. 2 (arr. de Fossa)
  • Symphony in D (arr. Carulli)
  • Sonate Hob XVI:37

Wolff Heckel (ca.1515-1562):

  • Plus Mille Regretz (Josquin de Prez)
  • Il bianco e dolce cigno (Jacob Arcadelt)

Jacques Hétu (1938-2010)

  • Concerto for Two Guitars

Antoine l’Hoyer (1768-1852)

  • Duo Concertante Op. 31 No. 3 (guitar duo)

Celso Machado (b.1953)

  • Xaranga do Vovo
  • Modinha Brasileira
  • Imagens do Nordeste

Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856)

  • Am Grabe der Geilebten Mazurka (with Stephen Lochbaum)
  • Tarantella (with Stephen Lochbaum)

Marc Mellits (b. 1966)

  • Etudes for 2 Guitars (1999)

Georges Migot (1891-1976)

  • Sonata a deux Guitares

Ástor Piazzolla (1921–1992)

  • Otono Porteño
  • Primavera Porteña

Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)

  • Scherzino Mexicano

Thomas Robinson (1560-1610)

  • Plaine Song
  • Toy for Two Lutes (with Natasha Pashchenko)

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968)

  • Prelude and Fugue in Am (with Adrian Verdejo)

Enriquez de Valderrábano (c. 1500-1557)

  • Vihuela Arrangement by Valderrabano of Andreas Christi famulus by Cristóbal de Morales (ca.1500-1553)
  • Sobre el canto llano del Conde Claros  – From Libro de música de vihuela intitulado Silva de Sirenas, 1547 (with Douglas Hensley)

Antonio Vivaldi

  • Concerto for two mandolins in G

Quartes, Concertos, Large Ensemble

Jordan Nobles

  • Temporal Waves (quartet)*

John Oliver

  • Prismophony (quartet)*

Jacob ter Veldhuis

  • Jesus is Coming (quartet + tape)

Stephen Goss

  • Under Milkwood Variations (quartet)

Leo Brouwer (b. 1936)

  • Cuban Landscape with Rumba (guitar quartet)
  • Toccata (quartet)

Paul Dresher (b. 1951)

  • Guitar Quartet

Mauro Giuliani (1781-1828)

  • Concerto Op. 30 in A Major (concerto)

Bryan Johanson (b. 1951)

  • Twang (guitar quartet)

Justin Haynes (b.1973)

  • empty orchestra [various]*

Celso Machado (b.1953)

  • Folguedo for eight guitars [Various & w/ Celso Machado]

Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)

  • Sonata (guitar and harpsichord)

Steve Reich (b. 1936)

  • Clapping Music (two musicians),

John Cage (1912-1992)

  • Imaginary Landscape No. 4 for 12 Radios & 24 performers

Robert Strizich (b.1950)

  • Fractal Sketches (guitar ensemble)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)

  • Bachianas Brasileiras arr. Roland Dyans (guitar ensemble)

Solo Classical Guitar

Performed in Concert or Recorded

John Gordon Armstrong (b.1952)

  • Improvisions*

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

  • Prelude BWV1006a
  • Violin Sonata No. 2 in Am
  • Cello Suite No. 2 Dm
  • Prelude BWV999
  • Prelude BWV1007

Agustin Barrios Mangore (1885-1944)

  • Una limosnita por amor de Dios
  • La Samaritana
  • Allegro Sinfonico
  • Prelude Op.5 No.1

Richard Rodney Bennett (b.1936)

  • Impromptus

Joan Ambrosio Dalza (fl. 1508)

  • Calata ala spagnola [No.6]
  • Ricercare

Carlo Domeniconi

  • Koyunbaba
  • Klangbilder

John Dowland (1563-1626)

  • Can She Excuse
  • Sir John Smith His Almain
  • Mr. Dowland’s Midnight
  • Mrs Winter’s Jump

Roland Dyens (1955-2016)

Angelo Gilardino (b. 1941)

  • Studi di virtuosità e di trascendenza
  • Studio No. 6 – Soledad (Omaggio a Francisco Goya)
  • Studio No. 12 Omaggio a Sergej Prokof’ev
  • Studio No. 15 Canto di Primavera – Omaggio a Igor Stravinsky
  • Studio No. 18 – Rosario (Omaggio a Manuel de Falla)
  • Studio No. 22 Omaggio a Alexander Skrijabin

Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829)

  • Concerto Op. 30
  • Variazioni, op. 45 (folias)

Jacques Hétu (1938-2010)

  • Suite pour guitare, Op.41

David Kellner (1670–1748)

  • Rondeau
  • Pastorel
  • Passipied
  • Giga

Miguel Llobet (1878–1938)

  • El Noi de la Mare
  • El Testament d’Ameila

Frank Martin (1890-1974)

  • Quatre pièces brèves for guitar

Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856)

  • Elegie

Francesco da Milano (1497-1543)

  • Various Ricercares and Fantasias

Santiago de Murcia (1682-1732)

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

  • Cinco Piezas

Manuel Ponce (1882-1948)

  • Sonata III
  • Thème varié et Finale

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)

Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710)

  • Villanos
  • Fuga
  • Españoletas
  • La Cavalleria de Nápoles con dos Clarines
  • Las Hachas
  • Canarios

Rodney Sharman (b.1958)

  • Impromptu*

Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909)

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959)

  • Prelude No. 4
  • Prelude No. 1
  • Etude No. 1
  • Etude No. 7
  • Etude No. 10

Robert de Visée (1655-1733)

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750): 

Electric Guitar:

Scott Edward Godin: Gwan (electric guitar duo)

Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint (solo w/pre-recorded tape)