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"Sounds of Europe" has a little something for every music lover. The album is divided up into six different sections, each of which represents the countries of Italy, France, Germany, Britain, Ireland, and Spain. The sounds of Italy are pronounced in "O Sole Mio" a favorite from the region. A transcription of Puccini's "Musetta's Waltz" from the Opera La Boheme will please fans of the original work as well as guitarists. Two Eric Satie pieces represent early minimalism and the country of France with it's majestic beauty. Germany has been the birthplace of many of the most popular composers and included on this album are works by Bach, Schubert, and Mozart. The transcription from voice and piano to guitar on Schubert's "Serenade" is a standout piece which any music lover will enjoy. Works from Britain include Stanley Myer's "Cavatina," a piece featured predominantly in the 1970's movie the Deer Hunter. Rounding out this diverse album are works from Spain including two popular Francisco Tarrega pieces and the touching "Dedicatoria" by Enrique Granados.

1) O Sole Mio (Eduardo di Capua)

2) Andante (Ferdinando Carulli)

3) Prelude (Ferdinando Carulli)

4) Musetta’s Waltz from “La Boheme” (Giacomo Puccini)

5) Gymnopedie No. 1 (Eric Satie)

6) Gnossienne No. 1 (Eric Satie)

7) Prelude from BWV 999 (J.S. Bach)

8) Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring ( J.S. Bach)

9) Standchen (Franz Schubert)

10) Ave Maria (Franz Schubert)

11) Andante (W.A. Mozart)

12) Serenade from “Don Giovanni” (W.A. Mozart)

13) Minuet (Ludwig van Beethoven)

14) Andante (Excerpt) from “Pathetique Sonata” (Ludwig van Beethoven)

15) Little Piece (Robert Schumann)

16) Waltz from Op.39 No. 15 (Johannes Brahms)

17) Salut d’ Amour (Edward Elgar)

18) Cavatina“Theme from the Deer Hunter” (Stanley Myers)

19) Danny Boy (Traditional)

20) Romanza (Anonymous)

21) Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Francisco Tarrega)

22) Adelita (Francisco Tarrega)

23) Granada (Isaac Albeniz)

24) Dedicatoria (Enrique Granados)

25) Evocacion from “Suite del Recuerdo” (Jose Merlin) *Bonus track from South America

26) Joropo from “Suite del Recuerdo” (Jose Merlin) *Bonus track from South America

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