KEVIN FERGUSON / STRAD TO STRAT:
BACH & PAGANINI ON ELECTRIC GUITAR
As the first recording of electric guitar performances some of the most spectacular, famous and challenging violin pieces of all time, this album has since influenced countless guitarists around the globe, from the US, Canada, Mexico through South America, Europe and Japan.
This is the first CD by guitarist, Kevin Ferguson, for years the number one top seller in multiple
categories (classical, neo-classical metal, etc.) at Guitar Nine Records. (See below for
audio samples (now includes MP3),
ordering & download information,
latest CD releases (Click here for the newest CD),
how to get on the
sheet music transcriptions).
NEW AUDIO SAMPLES BELOW:
Last updated November 18, 2008
- Paganini's Violin Concerto #1 in D major
- Paganini's Caprice #5 (with Ferguson's orchestration)
- Paganini's Perpetual Motion (with Ferguson's orchestration)
- Rhimsky-Korsakov's Flight of the Bumble-Bee (with Ferguson's orchestration)
- Wieniawski's Caprice No. 4 in A minor
- Sarasate's Ziguenerweisen
- Vivaldi's Presto Movement of Summer (from The Four Seasons)
- Bach's Violin Concerto #1 in A minor
- Bach's Prelude to 6th Violin Sonata in E major (solo guitar)
STRAD TO STRAT includes the above works, arranged for electric
guitar and full orchestra.
Watch (and listen) for more audio samples of the above in the future.
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- Available any day now at iTunes...
- Many more including:
Iriver Media Online,
Intent Media Works,
Mix And Burn,
CD BABY! (http://www.cdbaby.com/kevinferguson1).
- Call Timbuktunes (Portland, Oregon, USA): 1-503-239-0179
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releases, email firstname.lastname@example.org
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performance dates of steel string guitar arrangements of music from around the world.
Ferguson's New Ensemble: Teshkoto
plays modern versions of Balkan, Mid-Eastern, Indian and other tunes.
Sheet Music Transcriptions For Electric Guitar
for sheet music transcriptions.
Back to Kevin Ferguson's Home Page
Contrary to popular belief, Paganini was not a real gambler.
OTHER SLIGHTLY RELATED URL's
Kevin Ferguson's Home Page
- CD 7 (just released in Nov, 2008):
STRAD TO STRAT II: Electric Vivaldi:
Antonio Vivaldi's violin concertos (Harmonic Inspiration & La Stravaganza) performed on electric guitars.
- AN INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN FERGUSON
- CD 8 (released in Nov, 2008):
Musical rendering of mega-self-similarity.
DeBone Music's Catalog including other CD's by Kevin Ferguson.
An original fusion of energetic and adventurous rock, world, classical and other genres on electric and acoustic guitars:
RESTLESS RECKLESS AND WILD, Kevin's forth and latest CD.
Progressive world, classical, neoclassical and other original tunes on electric and acoustic guitars:
SUBTLE HINT, Kevin's third CD.
- Ferguson's second
CD: EXOTIC EXTREMES electric guitar versions of gypsy, Balkan, Mid-Eastern and other tunes (audio samples).
- CD 5:
LATEST CD: Piano Concerto, Symphony & Sonata Just released (April 22, 2008)! All original classical genre compositions.
- CD 6:
LATEST CD: Balkan & Beyond/Live At Costello's Just released (April 28, 2008)! Balkan, Near and Middle Eastern dance music on acoustic guitar and percussion.
- How To Learn To Play Music Of Unusual Genres , Ferguson's column for Guitar Nine.
- Ferguson's New Ensemble: Teshkoto plays modern versions of Balkan, Mid-Eastern, Indian and other tunes.
Contribution to a Deep Purple Tribute: Woman from Tokoyo + Saint
Saens' Samson and Delilah/Bacconale = Woman from Gaza
Approach To Learning And Teaching Guitar
- Kevin's Interview with
"Guitar Nine" interviewed Kevin (Feb. '97 Issue).
Equipment Kevin Uses
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Heavy Guitar Tabs
" - Only hosting high quality tabs for heavy bands"
World Music with many links and audio samples.
- The MIT List of Radio Stations on the Internet
- TECHNICAL METAL PAGE (From Mel's Favorite Type of Music)
- The Metal Corner
- List of Guitar Societies in U.S.
- The Classical Guitar Home Page
- The Flamenco Guitar Home Page
- The Portland Guitar Society
- NW Music (Music of Oregon, Washington, Idaho)
- Guitar playing (Lots of Tab, misc.)
- Folk (sheet) music of The World: Richard's Tunebook listed by Country & Type.