Sarabande Records endeavours to promote new music by today’s foremost composers including works by Leo Brouwer, Paulo Bellinati, Alec Roth, Stephen McNeff, Simone Iannarelli, Jorge Cardoso, Julio C. Oliva and Celso Machado amongst others.
We are proud to have provided the World Premiere recordings of two works for guitar and string quartet: Alec Roth’s monumental ‘Quintet for Guitar and Strings’ and Simone Iannarelli’s ‘Valzer Brillante’ both especially written for Morgan Szymanski and the Saconni String Quartet. ‘Los Ambulantes’ by Machaca includes the World Premiere recording of Stephen McNeff’s ‘Los Ambulantes’ written for Morgan Szymanski and ODuo.
Our latest production features the World Premiere recording of Julio C. Oliva’s 20 beautiful Mexican Sketches, a musical journey through Mexico with Morgan Szymanski on guitar. Oliva’s works are complimented by Six Mexican Songs by Mexico’s foremost composer, Manuel M. Ponce.