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James Oswald ''Twelve Divertimentis for Guittar'' Complete 1 Hour Video

James Oswald wrote these pieces for the guittar, or what has become known as the English Guitar, in 1759. More info at http://RobMacKillop.net

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Comment by Valéry Sauvage on April 20, 2012 at 8:07

Very nice !

Comment by Rob MacKillop on April 20, 2012 at 7:15
Thanks, Akira. I'm happy you bought the disc!
Comment by Akira Sakamoto on April 20, 2012 at 3:38

I would appreciate your generous decision, Rob!  Although I'm yet another lucky guy who had purchased your CD, I downloaded the video to enjoy the drawings and photos.

It's really a shame that ASV is closed.  The record company offered a lot of excellent recordings which should be extremely suitable for the members of this website...

Comment by Rob MacKillop on April 19, 2012 at 21:05

Thanks, Stuart. Although one or two copies of the CD can still be found in some shops, the record company no longer exists. Nor does the company which bought out the first company. Such is the record industry these days. So, I decided to give it away. I'm really proud of it - apparently the first CD entirely devoted to the instrument, and the first CD devoted to Oswald. It would be a shame if it disappeared forever.

The scores are available from my website, alongside more info: http://robmackillop.net/guitar/cittern/

Comment by Stuart Walsh on April 19, 2012 at 20:55
Great, committed playing. (And I bought your CD a long while ago now)

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