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Jan Vogler & Ismo Eskelinen

Jan Vogler's new album was recorded in a small studio in New York. He teamed with the fantastic Finnish guitarist Ismo Eskelinen for this recording. "Songbook" presents partly pieces originally written for cello and guitar such as 3 Nocturnes by Friedrich Burgmüller (1806-1874) and the first movement of the Sonata for Guitar and Cello by Brazilian composerRadamés Gnattali (1906-1988)."Songbook" also features several famous works in arrangements for guitar and cello: Cantabile by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840), the Gymnopédie No. 1 by Erik Satie (1866-1925), the Suite Popular Española byManuel de Falla (1876-1946) as well as the famous Aria from Bachianas Brasileiras by the most famous South American composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). The arrangement of Paganini's Cantabile appears on this album as a world premiere recording on guitar and cello. Also the Gymnopédie No. 1 by Satie is newly arranged for this recording by Jan Vogler himself.The album also includes several movements from Histoire du Tango - one of the most famous compositions by the world's foremost composer of tango music, Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992). One of these movements, Bordel 1900, is as well a world premiere recording on guitar and cello.Another first recording on this album is the arrangement of a world famous hit, Moon River by Henry Mancini (1924-1994). Winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song, Moon River has been indeed covered and recorded in hundreds of versions; but it's arrangement for cello and guitar has been recorded for the first time by Vogler and Eskelinen for this album.TRACKLISTNiccolò Paganini (1782-1840)  1. Cantabile, MS 109/Op. 17arr. for cello and guitarFriedrich Burgmüller (1806-1874)3 Nocturnes for cello and guitar/ für Cello und Gitarre2. Andantino  3. Adagio Cantabile 4. Allegro moderato Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)5. Bachianas Brasileiras No 5: I. Aria (Cantilena)arr. for cello and guitarAstor Piazzolla (1921-1992)Histoire du Tango6. Nightclub 1960  7. Café 1930 8. Bordel 1900arr. for cello and guitarHenry Mancini (1924-1994)9. Moon Riverarr. for cello and guitarManuel de Falla (1876-1946)Suite Popular Española  10. El paño moruno  11. Nana  12. Canción 13. Polo 14. Asturiana 15. Jotaarr. for cello and guitarMaurice Ravel (1875-1937)16. Pièce en forme de Habañera, M. 51arr. for cello and guitarRadamés Gnattali (1906-1988)Sonata for Guitar and Cello17. Allegretto comodo Erik Satie (1866-1925)18. Gymnopédie No. 1arr. by Jan Vogler for cello and guitar