A new video of
Gilbert Biberian’s “Haiku” played by its dedicatee, Alison Bendy.
When Alison Bendy asked me to record Gilbert Biberian’s six “Haiku”,
I jumped at the chance – here it is, two days later.
The pieces were dedicated to Alison on her birthday in March 1982 and are based on haiku by Basho, Busan and Moritake, masters of the genre.
These miniatures are similarly, masterpieces of the genre and well worth a look if you are a guitarist.
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Link to Biberian Concerto.
Gilbert dropped by last month – always an occasion for food, musical discussion and philosophy.
He was insistent, though, that we had time together – alone. Normally my reaction would be “uh oh – what new scheme has he hatched”, but I knew it was different this time.
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Now here’s a thing. This is a piece I have loved for 28 years. I played it when Gilbert Biberian first wrote it. It has had a chequered history Continue reading