Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard - Video

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Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard - Video

Post by Matthew McAllister » Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:22 pm

Hello everyone,

Some live footage from my recent concert tour of the Netherlands.

This video is from a live performance at the Guitar Salon in Enkhuizen.

The credit for film and sound quality goes to Petet & Frank at the Salon.


http://www.vimeo.com/1435755



Please visit my website for a video diary of the tour and more concert footage!

http://www.matthewmcallister.com

I hope you enjoy,

Matthew

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Re: Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard

Post by owl » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:33 pm

This is wonderful Matt
I loved to see and hear you loving the music :flowers:
Thank you for sharing this... beautifully played and portrayed here

Joy in the music

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Re: Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard

Post by KeMe » Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:13 am

:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:
What a wonderful performance! Absolute, total perfection!
I am just in awe with your playing. WOW!
I really love your interpretation of this Dowland great.

Thank you so very much for sharing your performance with us. I only wish that I could have been there in person to watch you play.
:merci:

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P.S. :? After listening to you, I think that I need to go practice.
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Re: Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard

Post by Hans W » Thu Jul 31, 2008 1:45 am

Matthew, how about I just say that was a real joy to listen to. Period. A real joy.

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Post by David » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:09 am

Matthew, that was sensational. Thank you.

:bravo:
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Re: Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard

Post by GeoffB » Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:17 am

Absolutely beautiful! :merci:

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Re: Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard

Post by Matthew McAllister » Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:19 am

Thank you very much for your kind comments. :merci:

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Post by davidinla » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:12 pm

Very enjoyable performance. Thank you for posting it. Your video gives me inspiration to keep getting better at my own playing.

David

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Post by Alhambra » Thu Aug 07, 2008 1:25 am

Very nice!

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Post by Vesuvio » Thu Aug 07, 2008 7:55 am

Hello Matthew,

I was delighted to find your recording this morning—what a committed performance!

Best wishes, V :D :bravo: :merci:
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Post by Michael » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:39 am

Matthew, I just chanced on this and it is absolutely a joy!

I love Dowland's pieces and you play this sublimely!

Thank you!
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Post by sniggl » Fri Sep 12, 2008 9:28 pm

:casque: :bravo: :bravo:
Love it! Great!
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Re: Dowland, John - The Frog Galliard

Post by Erik Zurcher » Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:13 pm

Beautiful, Matthew! I have never seen a guitarist making love to his guitar this way. Well, maybe Pavel Steidl. Do you always hold your guitar like that? I think it is lovely how you make Dowland's music so intimate. I am really, really impressed by your performance. I think that you have given Dowland's music a new dimension.
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Post by Barred » Fri Dec 19, 2008 7:56 pm

This is the best interpretation I have heard so far of this piece. Thank you :D

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Post by Valéry Sauvage » Fri Dec 19, 2008 8:13 pm

Barred wrote:This is the best interpretation I have heard so far of this piece. Thank you :D
Perhaps too much rubato ? (in my opinion...)
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