nosagcd 089 - JAKOB HENRIQUES /

Guitar virtuoso Jakob Henriques was born and raised in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. He started to play the guitar at the age of thirteen. Five years later, in 1990, he became a student at the Royal State College of Music in Stockholm where he studied with Rolf La Fleur and he recived his Concert Recital Diploma in 1997. He made his recital debut with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Okko Kamu performing the D-major concert by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

Jakob has won the maximum of Scholarships from the Swedish Royal Academy of Music, an annual music competition which is one of the most important in the nation. He has also won prizes at other national competitions.

Jakob has given recitals in important concert halls in Sweden such as Berwaldhallen of Stockholm with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Royal House of Stockholm. He has several times also performed in Swedish television and radio both as a soloist and in ensembles.

Jakob is one of the founders of Stockholm Guitar Trio. Two recordings are made with the trio, one in 1997 distributed by Opus 3 and the other, Schubert lieds with vocal by Gunnar Klum,nosag CD 063, released by nosag records in 2000.

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American Records Guide: "(---) Henriques´s tone is very attractive - smooth, round, and consistant; his technique is a model of clarity, and the clean production captures it well. This makes even the most overplayed pieces on the program a pleasure to listen to. "


Heitor Villa-Lobos
1Etyde no 7(2.32)
2Etyde no 8(3.39)
3Prélude no 4(3.32)
Carlo Domeniconi
4Variationen über ein anatolisches Volkslied(8.38)
Joaquìn Rodrigo
5-7Sonata Giocosa
I Allegro moderato(4.01)
II Andante moderato(4.34)
III Allegro(3.13)
Agustìn Barrios
8Julia Florida(4.19)
9Oración Para Todos(2.47)
10-12La Catedral
I Preludio(2.04)
II Andante religioso(2.00)
III Allegro solemne(3.46)
13Mazurka Apasionada(4.47)
14Las Abejas(2.02)
Frank Martin
Quatre pièces brèves
18Comme une Gigue(2.43)
Antonio Lauro
19Vals Venezolano no 2(1.11)
20La Gatica(1.43)
21Vals Venezolano no 3(1.59)
22El Negrito(1.42)
Total time 69.18

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