Archive for February, 2008

Got the recording contract!

February 22, 2008

Recording a classical music CD takes a professional crew and the only place to find such is the National Broadcast Company. In my case it is the Estonian Public Broadcast. Nowadays the waiting list can be long but that’s the way it goes – you write a project and it competes with others and a […]

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Choice of the dances for the album

February 19, 2008

There are so many dances that classical guitarists perform every day! Minuets, waltzes and mazurkas in music schools, allemandes, courantes, gigues and all Baroque dances at the academies and not to tell about the world of the Spanish music! Sometimes you don’t even realize that you are actually playing dance music! My approach to the […]

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How to get the rhythm?

February 5, 2008

Get a drummer! Or two. When I had realized that most of the interpretations of the enormous amount of dances written for the guitar are lacking the rhytmic flow I tried to find a way how I could fix it in my own playing. It is clear that solid playing techniques and proper arrangements and […]

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How to Get the Rhythm?

February 5, 2008

<a href=”http://kristokao.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/20071221052735kristo_keila07_anne.jpg”><img title=”Anne Anderson (castagnets and clapping) Kristo Kao (guitar)” src=”http://kristokao.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/20071221052735kristo_keila07_anne-300×225.jpg” alt=”Anne Anderson (castagnets and clapping) Kristo Kao (guitar)” width=”300″ height=”225″ /></a>Get a drummer! Or two. When I had realized that most of the interpretations of the enormous amount of dances written for the guitar are lacking the rhytmic flow I tried to find a […]

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