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Bill Crosby

Bill Crosby, Dallas TX area classical guitarist

Music: Classical Guitar

Bill Crosby, classical guitarist, has performed as a soloist and in ensemble for events such as The Vermont Film Festival, Champlain College Humanities Dedication as well as weddings and private functions. His repertoire is diverse, ranging from Dowland of the Renaissance to Berkeley of the 20th Century.

Bill Crosby graduated from University of New Hampshire, Keene State College, with a B.M. in Classical Guitar Performance and earned an M.A. in Musicology at California State University at Northridge with a thesis on "The Chromatic Lute Fantasias of John Dowland".

During studies at Keene State Mr. Crosby performed as a member of the only guitar orchestra in the country throughout New England, California, Hong Kong and the Philippines. He continued guitar studies with Dr. Ron Purcell, a student of Segovia, at Northridge, and completed all guitar curriculum in addition to Masters studies.

 

Music Samples

Demo, Torroba, Torija and Castles of Spain

 

 

Partial Song List

Renaissance

John Dowland
Lacrimae
Earl of Derby His Galliard
Frog Galliard

Luis Milan
Pavana I

Girolamo Frescobaldi
Variaciones on La Frescobalda

Luis de Narvaez
Diferencias sobre "Guardame las Vacas"
primera y secunda

Baroque

J. S. Bach BWV 998
Prelude, Fugue, Allegro
BWV 999
Prelude
BWV 1000
Fugue

Joh. Anton Logy
Partita A minor

Romantic

Francisco Tarrega
Recuerdos de Alhambra
Adelita
Lagrima
Capricho Arabe

Miguel Llobet
El Testament D'Amelia
El Mestre
La Filla del Marxant
El Noi de la Mare

20th Century

Joaquin Rodrigo
Tiento Antiquo
En los Trigales

Joaquin Turina
Hommage a Tarrega
Rafaga
Sevillana

H Villa Lobos
Cinq Preludes
Douze Etudes

Federico Moreno Torroba
Castles of Spain
Pieces Caracteristiques
Burgalesa
Suite Castellana

Federico Mompou
Suite Compostellana

Lennox Berkeley
Theme and Variations

Frank Martin
Quatre Pieces Breves

Leo Brouwer
Etudes 1-6

Owen Middleton
Suite for Solo Guitar

Manuel Ponce
Preludes 1 and 6

Anonyme
Romance
From Jeux Interdits

Augustn Barrios Mangore
Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios