Alba ABCD 357 (1 CD)Cover ABCD 357

tiento français
20th century french and spanish guitar music

Otto Tolonen, guitar

New CD tiento français of Finnish guitarist Otto Tolonen includes 20th century French and Spanish guitar music and the programme is concluded with the only transcription, Satie's well-known first Gnossienne.

• Otto Tolonen is one of the most successful Finnish classical guitarists. During the years 1995-2009 he won prizes and awards in 20 international competitions from Tokyo to San Francisco and from Australia´s New Castle to Finland´s Jyväskylä. His latest achievements include the first prizes in the Anders Segovia Competition in Spain and in the Markneukirchen instrumental competition in Germany, which is currently considered as the most demanding competition by the programme. In 2009 he was awarded the second prize both in Tokyo and GFA (USA) competitions.

1 Jacques Ibert (1890-1962) Française (1926) 3:31
2 Gustave Samazeuilh (1877-1967) Serenade (1925) 4:05
3 Georges Auric (1899-1983) Hommage à Alonso Mudarra (1960) 1:15
4 Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983) Guitare (c. 1970´s) 2:59
5 Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) Segoviana (1957) 3:28
6 Francis Poulenc (1899-1963) Sarabande (1960) 2:57
7 Maurice Ohana (1913-1992) Tiento (1957) 4:53

Georges Migot (1891-1976)
Pour un Hommage à Claude Debussy (1924) 11:13
8 Prelude 5:11
9 Pastorale 3:31
10 Postlude 2:31

11 Albert Roussel (1869-1937) Segovia (1924) 2:22
12 Jacques Ibert Ariette (1935) 2:25

Vicente Asencio (1908-1979)
Collectici íntim (1970) 14:56
13 La Serenor 4:30
14 La Joia 2:38
15 La Calma 2:57
16 La Gaubanca 1:49
17 La Frisanca 3:03

18 Erik Satie (1866-1925) Gnossienne No. 1 (1890-1893) 4:25

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