The 2006 Guitar Marathon

By popular request, we’re posting the repertoire that each performer played at our third biennial Guitar Marathon at the 92nd Street Y’s Kaufman Auditorium. Also, stay tuned, as we’ll be podcasting audio and video clips from the marathon on the iTunes music store as well.

Thanks for your patience!
Hopkinson Smith (renaissance vihuella)
3 works by Luis Milan (b.1500),
3 works by Luis de Navarez (1490- 1547)
2 works by Alonso de Mudarra (1510-1580)
Paul O’Dette (baroque guitar)
Improvised Galiarda
5 works by Santiago de Murcia (1685-1732)
Gyan Riley
3-movement suite: 
1. Progression of the Ancestors
II. Dances of the Forgotten
III. Majestic Temple
Bill Kanengiser
3 works by Fernando Sor (1778 – 1839)
Study #5 in b minor
Elegiac Fantasy
Grand Solo
Bill Kanengiser & Pepe Romero
Granados: Intermezzo
Isaac Albeniz (1860- 1909): Granada 
Jason Vieaux
Fernando Sor: Bagatelle, Op. 43 (No. 3 – Cantabile)
Fernando Sor: Variations on a Theme of Mozart, Op. 9
Julian Arcas: Solea
Dominic Frasca
World premiere: “John’s Not Taken” (commissioned by the New York Guitar Festival)
Pepe Romero
Albeniz: Asturias
Malatz: Serenata Espanola
Tarrega: Capricio Arabe
Albeniz: Sevilla
Martha Masters
Segovia: Estudio sin Luz (Study without Light)
Malatz: Serenata Espanola
Vicente Arregui: 3 pieces for Segovia
Miguel Llobet: Scherzo-Valse
Bryce Dessner
World premiere: “Memorial” ” (commissioned by the New York Guitar Festival)
Eliot Fisk
Sainz de la Maza: 3 pieces (El Vito, Petenera, Zapateado)
E. Granados: Danza Espanolas #5
Albeniz: Torre Bermeja
Ernesto Halffter: Habanera
Albeniz: Sevilla
Falla: Homenaje
Paganini: Caprice #24 (Transcribed: Fisk)
Gyan Riley
Food for the Bearded
Los Cambios Quedan Igual (The Changes Remain the Same)
 (commissioned by the New York Guitar Festival)
Ana Vidovic
Torroba: Suite Castellana
Torroba: Sonatina in A
Albeniz: Asturias
Pepe Romero
Flamenco set in tribute to Sabicas, Nino de Ricardo, and Paco Avila.
The Andalusian Suite for solo guitar, by Celedonio Romero (Pepe's father,1913-1996)
Pepe Romero + Linda Boyd (flute)
Celedonio Romero’s suite for flute and guitar (East Coast Premieire)
To learn more about the 92nd Street Y, please visit: 
Here are some links to reviews of the concert:
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Hopkinson Smith, Pepe Romero, and Paul O’Dette
backstage at the 92nd Street Y.
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Pepe warming up before taking the stage.
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Pepe enjoying his new iPod.
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Eliot Fisk and David Spelman watch the concert
on a video monitor backstage.
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Pepe, Eliot and the Y’s Hanna Gaifman enjoy
a few Brooklyn Lagers after the show.
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The Lifetime Achievement Award given to
Pepe by theNYC Classical Guitar Society.
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Ana Vidovic, David Spelman, Pepe, and Bill
Kanengiser at the post-Marathon reception.
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Bill Kanengiser and Jason Vieaux at the
reception in the 92nd Street Y’s Milton J.
Weill Art Gallery.
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