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The Bream


The Bream
for Guitar
Date of composition 1967
Opus number 51
Type of work Concert music
Duration 4½ mins
Musical forces Guitar
First performance 1970
First performance information Turibo Santos (guitar) at the 1970 Concours International de Guitare, Paris
Publisher United Music Publishers Ltd
Notes Carey Blyton’s first piece for guitar; written at the suggestion of, and dedicated to, Julian Bream (but apparently never performed by him); first performance by Brazilian guitarist Turibo Santos at the 1970 Concours International de Guitare, Paris, first UK performance also given by Turibo Santos in 1970, in the Purcell Room


Review

…is quite fascinating and is constructed on traditional harmonies, but rich in clever and persuasive implications, with a fine use of artificial harmonics.

Angelo Gilardino, Strumenti e Musica, May 1973