Wonderful outing by British-Albanian guitarist living in England dips back to Albéniz, Chopin, and Satie, but also a diverse group of contemporary composers, such as Leo Brouwer, Jorge Morel, Gary Ryan, and Miroslav Tadić. The Manchester UK–based Northern String Quartet and percussionist Michael Walker add significant color to a number of tracks.
Asturias, Rumores de la Caleta (Albéniz); Valse, Op. posthume 69 No. 1 and No. 2 (Chopin); Indifference (Colombo/Murena); Un Die de Novembre (Brouwer); From Laments, Dances and Lullabies, Vol. 1: “Rustemul,” “Macedonian Girl,” “Walkdance” (Tadić); Benga Beat, Hot Club Français(Ryan); Danza Brasilera (Morel); Gnossienne No. 1 (Satie)