Laurel Zucker & Mark Delpriora | Classical Masterpieces For Flute & Guitar

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Classical Masterpieces For Flute & Guitar

by Laurel Zucker & Mark Delpriora

A classically beautiful recording for flute and guitar performed by two prominent virtuosi of classical music.
Genre: Classical: Traditional
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1. Schubert- Allegro Moderato From Sonata in a Minor, D.821 Arpegg
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2. Adagio (ma Non Troppo) From Sonata in a Minor, D. 821 Arpeggione
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3. Allegretto From Sonata in a Minor, D. 821 Arpeggione
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4. Guiliani-andante Sustenuto From Gran Duetto Concertante,op.52 Fo
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5. Guiliani-menuetto Vivace & Trio From Gran Duetto Concertante,op.
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6. Guiliani-rondo Militaire From Gran Duetto Concertante,op.52 For
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7. Beethoven: Potpourri of Themes By Beethoven By Anton Diabelli
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Laurel Zucker and Mark Delpriora are the leading U.S. Flute and Guitar Duo today. This is their third Cantilena Records release and features three of the most eloquent and poetic classical masterpieces available in the flute & guitar literature today.

Have a glass of wine with friends and relax with the glorious sounds of these two masters of music.
THIS recording has won the GOLD ARTIST AWARD from
RADIOINDY 2007!!

Gramophone issue December 2007 states \"Zucker shapes everything with lovely gradations of timbre and nuance, and her phrasing keeps the ear mesmerised.\" Laurel Zucker is described by Gramophone Magazine 2003 \"as polished and gratifying as Rampal and Galway. Zucker\'s interpretations are splendid all round. Her tone is airy and sweet, her virtuosity graceful.\"

In 2004 Gramophone \"strongly recommended\" The Complete Telemann Fantasies for Flute and The Complete J.S. Bach Flute Sonatas on Cantilena Records describing her performances as \"intelligent, naturally phrased

and highly musical with a rich sound beyond reproach.\" In the August 2003 book, Inspirational Stories from the World\'s Best Flute Players, Laurel Zucker is featured along with James Galway, Herbie Mann, Ian Andersen, and Julius Baker. Fanfare Magazine refers to Ms. Zucker \"as a forceful advocate for 20th century music,\" and when she was awarded the Aaron Copland Fund for Music from the American Music Center to record the 1998 Take a Walk on the Wilder Side-CD, Fanfare Magazine stated \"this disc fills an important niche in American Music as well as flute literature.\"

With 45 CD releases available on Cantilena Records, Ms. Zucker can be heard regularly on worldwide classical radio stations. She has performed many times in Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Mondavi Center, etc. As a concerto soloist she has been featured with the American Symphony Orch., Erkel Chamber Orch. of Budapest, The Orch. of NY The Gold Country Orch., Merced Symphony, Sacramento Philharmonic, The Arlington Symph. Orch., and toured with the Sumara Orch. of Russia. As an active chamber artist she has performed with the Marlboro Festival and Tour, Harvard Chamber Players, Music Fest of Arizona, Music in the Mountains, UC Davis Chamber Players,Wet Ink Festival and Chamber Music Alive! As a jazz flutist Jazz Now 2005 describes her performance as \"Laurel\'s flute cutting the still air with a deep-felt emotion to the very last note.\" Claude Bolling in March 2004 on Zucker\'s Bolling Jazz Suites CD writes \"Dear Laurel Zucker, Your recording is beautiful, musician partners are excellent and your flute playing superb!!!\" Of the Flute Music by French Composers CD, Sir James Galway recommends on his website \"This is a really good record and should be in the library of all serious students. The repertoire is very good and it is beautifully played by Miss Zucker. I have a copy and think it is outstanding...\"

As an active performer and supporter of the flute community, Ms. Zucker has been a guest performer/teacher at the New York Flute Club, The Portland Flute Society, The Houston Flute Society, LA Flute Club, Dallas Flute Festival, North Carolina School of the Arts and the National Flute Association Convention. In 2000 The Year of the Rome Aureole Jubilee (hosted by the City of Rome and the Pope) three of Ms. Zucker\'s Cantilena Records CDs (Serenades; Music of Guiliani for Flute and Guitar; Mozart Flute Quartets CDs) were played non-stop for six months throughout the largest Convention Center of Rome, Italy and were also featured in a documentary created at UCLA on the Santa Maria Maggiora Chapel of Rome.

November 2007, Laurel Zucker and Mark Delpriora were presented with

THE GOLD ARTIST AWARD from RadioIndy

for their 2007 CD, Masterpieces for Flute and Guitar.

In 2006 Ms. Zucker received

THE BEST CLASSICAL SOLO INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2006 from The Just Plain Folks Awards.

As Professor of Flute at California State Univ., Sacramento since 1988,

Ms. Zucker received the 1998 President\'s Award for Creative and Scholarly Research, 1998 and 2000 Creative Research Awards, a

nd 1989 Professional Promise Award.

In 1978 she won Artists International Competition and gave her Carnegie Recital Hall Debut. Her first performances in Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center

were at the age of 16 performing 1st flute in the Alexander Schneider\'s Orchestra.

Ms. Zucker graduated from Juilliard where she studied with

Samuel Baron for 3 years; with Paula Robison for two years at New England Conservatory of Music; and privately with Marcel Moyse and Julius Baker.

Ms. Zucker holds a Masters in Music Composition from New York University.

Her compositions are published by Lyra International and

Bourne Music Company and are recorded on Cantilena Records.

In 2008 a new website www.laurelzuckermasterclass.com was launched

providing a new DVD series of flute masterclasses lead by Ms. Zucker.


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Lisa

Classical masterpieces for flute and guitar
This is a breath taking, beautiful, heavenly sounding recording. No Surprise, Laurel Zucker is my favorite flutist! I have 4 of her recordings already, I am a flutist who is greatly inspired and motivated by laurel's flute playing. Laurel has a beautiful, brilliant, clear tone, her vibrato sings rainbows into my heart! Keep up the good work Laurel, thank you for your beautiful flute recordings that inspire me to keep following my dream to become a flutist.I will continue to collect all of laurel's recordings. Sincerely, Lisa,Canada.

RadioIndy.com and Xavier P.

Beautiful Classical Music CD!
“Classical Masterpieces For Flute & Guitar” by Laurel Zucker & Mark Delpriora is a collection of classical compositions that every classical fan should own! With nothing more than their two instruments, Laurel and Mark demonstrate their mastery of music and their instruments, through their innovative and eloquent creations. Laurel and Mark's performances are very tight on these musically complex tracks, and provide emotional dynamics throughout the tracks, clearly showing the work of accomplished musicians. For most of these tunes, the flute assumes the lead melody while the guitar provides a soothing and graceful rhythm foundation. The recording quality of the CD is crystal clear, which allows the beautiful instrumentation to shine through. Fans of classical instrumentals, set the tone for relaxing evenings with this CD as your soundtrack!