Paul Galbraith

Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

"Galbraith is a legend in classic guitar circles . . . [His performance] verged on an epiphany . . . teeming with life and variation." - Santa Barbara News-Press Internationally renowned as a brilliant innovator of the classical guitar, Paul Galbraith has been working since the 1980s towards expanding the technical limits of his instrument, besides augmenting the quantity and quality of its repertoire. These efforts have already resulted in a series of critically acclaimed recordings of works by Bach, Haydn and Brahms, along with his own arrangements of folk tunes from various countries, all of which demonstrate the originality of his musical personality. By exchanging the traditional guitar for the eight-string Brahms Guitar, which he helped to develop, Galbraith found the ideal instrument with which to interpret the challenging classical transcriptions from his highly personal repertoire.

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