Laboratoire de la Recherche Musicale Presents:

"Desnuda Sabiduría"

I International Congress on Early Music ( June 4 & 5, 2021)

"Early Music Ornamentation for Modern Classical Guitar"

Lecturer - Al Pérez (Friday, June 4 2021 at 20:30h Madrid Local Time)

 

Link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QQ1Zi68OUM

Friday, June 4 2021 at 20:30h Madrid Local Time

 

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Spanish Guitar Master Al Pérez is considered as one of the most prolific, intense and creative musicians of his time. He is offering a livestream conference on how to ornament early music on a modern classical guitar. He will reveal his secrets both technical and spiritual concepts along with some rules written down by authors themselves on their books at that epoque which should be applied in this type of music. Please see program below.

This lecture contains transcendental information for professional musicians, amateurs, students and in general for all kind of public. Creativity is the intersection between your knowledge and your divergent thinking. Just observe what is not taught and the path will display under your feet. Do not miss out !!!

 


Program


1. Introduction to Eearly Music

2. Tablatures and bar types

3. Spanish and French style

4. Unequal rhythm

5. Strumming as an ornamentation

6. Evolutive embellishments

7. Relation to issued books between c. XVI- XVIII

Total Playing Time: 33 minutes

 

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Biography, 

Al Pérez was born in 1967 in Asturias ( Spain). In 1994 he completed his studies in Classical Guitar at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid. During the same year,  he was commissioned to create an electro-acoustic work featuring guitar, “ La pasión de Cervantes “ at the Centro de Difusión de la Música Contemporánea in the Reina Sofía Museum, Madrid. In 1995 he was a finalist at the International Competition of Composition for Symphonic Band    “ Ciudad de la Coruña “ ( Spain ) and was awarded the First Prize of Excellence for Guitar in Perpignan, France.

He has been awarded with three scholarships from the Spanish Government to study abroad: Haccetepe Universitesi Develet Konservatuvari, Turkey 1995/96; Gheorghe Dima School of music, Cluj Napoca, Romania 1997/98; The Royal Danish Conservatory, Copenhaguen ( Denmark ) 1998/99. Alberto was also awarded a scholarship from the French Government to research early Spanish-French music in Perpignan 1996/97 with the Maestro Francisco Ortiz.

He has taught at the “Ankara University Guitar Department” in Turkey,  “J. S. Bach Academy of Music” in France “ North Kensington and Chelsea College Guitar Department” in London along with some private academies of music in Madrid.

He has given a series of conferences on classical and electric guitar, presenting his essay  “ Guitar History Through its Methodology“ based on research carried out at the National Library of Spain, Historical Library of Madrid, British Library of London, Victoria State Library of Melbourne in Australia, and Central Library of New York in the USA.

His own works for solo guitar and chamber music have been published by  “Arte Tripharia”  and  “Alpuerto”, along with his transcriptions of early Renaissance guitar works. Alberto has recorded 40 CDs and toured extensively with rock and pop bands, also recording for other artists as a  session musician and working on Spanish, French and Turkish TV. His repertoire incorporates works from the 16th to the 21st centuries.

Alberto has attended masterclasses with renowned guitarists throughout the world, travelling to countries such as India, New York, Europe, South America and North Africa to study popular and classical music with famous and local musicians. He has played concerts in Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Romania, Turkey, France, Poland, Hungary, Moldova, United Kingdom, Chile and Australia.

In 2001 he has been awarded with support from SGAE (Sociedad General de Autores y Editores) to tour extensively through Denmark in order to showcase  his own works for Classical Guitar. Additionally, in 2001 and 2008 (during 6 months) he has been awarded with two scholarships by AECI (Spanish Agency for the International Co-operation) to showcase the Spanish music for guitar by giving concerts and conferences.

Mr. Pérez, established his residence in London (2009-2010), Cudillero, Spain (2011-2013), Casablanca and El Jadida, Morocco (2013-2014) where he created the LRM “Laboratoire de la Recherche Musicale” as well as the “Escuela Internacional de Guitarra”. Since February 2014 he lives in Madrid.

In 2019 he was invited to participate at the SGAE Committee to evaluate contemporary classical Works and award their authors. Meanwhile he releases 11 albums on digital platforms such as spotify, google play, deezer, amazon, shazam, apple music,etc. In 2020 Al Pérez was awarded with support to carry out his project "Lacrimae" by SGAE under the frame of "Creación de Músicas Populares".

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You may also be interesting in checking out the links below:

Al Pérez

http://www.albertoperez.net (web)

https://open.spotify.com/artist/3Twdrqvdfgy6SW2gEf6F5V (Spotify)

https://www.n1m.com/AlPerez (Number One Music)

https://www.youtube.com/user/AlbertoPerezProject (You Tube)

https://www.facebook.com/AlPerez1967 (Facebook)

https://www.instagram.com/alperez_guitar (Instagram)

https://www.patreon.com/AlPerez (Patreon)

 

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