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The Classical Guitar Perfection of David Russell

Guitarist David Russell and his wife Maria.
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Guitarist David Russell and his wife Maria.

Guitarist David Russell recently stopped by NPR to perform live in Studio 4A and chat with NPR's Lisa Simeone. The Scottish-born artist, one of the leading guitarists on the classical music curcuit, has released nine CDs on the Telarc label and tours extensively.

Russell performs four pieces: "Alms for the Love of God by Paraguayan composer Augustin Barrios (1885-1944); Dance No. 5 by Enrique Granados (1867-1916); "Se Ella Preguntar" by Brazilian composer Dilermando Reis (1916-1977) and "Spanish Serenade" Joaquin Malats (1872-1912).

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