Intimate Inspiration (The Amadeus Guitar Duo)
Guitarist Dale Kavanagh and husband Thomas Kirchhoff are among the most beloved artists in the Hänssler Classic catalogue. Their flawless ensemble and adventurous programs have made they welcomed artists on both sides of the Atlantic and in 2006, they will tour Asia for the first time. The following album was created as a musical greeting card for friends both old and new and provides a sample from their extensive Hänssler Classic catalogue. Fans of guitar music will not want to miss this very special “Greatest Hits” disc!
Dale Kavanagh and the Amadeus Duo Canadian-born Dale Kavanagh is one of the guitar world’s most gifted interpreters. Between 1986 and 1988 Ms. Kavanagh was a top prizewinner in Spain’s »Segovia Competition«, Italy‘s »Gargnano Competition«, Switzerland‘s »Neuchâtel Competition« and First and Special Prize winner in Finland’s »Scandinavian International Guitar Competition«. Dale Kavanagh received her Bachelor of Music degree at Dalhousie University in Canada, then completed her graduate studies with the
Solisten Diplom at the Musik Akademie der Stadt Basel with Oscar Ghiglia in Switzerland. Dale Kavanagh performs internationally as a soloist and in the Amadeus Guitar Duo (www.amadeusduo.de) with German guitarist Thomas Kirchhoff and has given concerts in more than 30 countries.
02 Chaconne D Minor/d-moll After Busoni's piano transcription B 24/nach Busoni's Klaviertranscription B24
03 Concierto Madrigal Fandango
04 Concierto de Aranjuez Adagio
05 Variazioni Concertanti op. 130 Introducion, Tema e Variazioni
06 Three pieces A la Fueco
07 Rêverie (Nocturne for guitar op. 19)
08 Casablanca (A story, a place and a kiss)