Stanley Yates - guitarist

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Solo Repertoire

Stanley Yates performs across the stylistic range of the guitar repertoire, presenting both thematic and mixed programs. These have included programs devoted entirely to early music, Spanish and South-American music, nineteenth-century music, contemporary music, and the music of J. S. Bach; as well as mixed programs designed for the general audience.

Major repertoire works include:

J. S. Bach: suites and other works originally for lute, cello and violin
Villa-Lobos: complete guitar works
Falla: Homenaje
Turina
: Sonata
Rodrigo: Invocation et Dance
Mompou
: Suite compostelana
Ginastera: Sonata
Takemitsu: In the Woods
Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland
Petrassi: Nunc
Martin: Quatre pieces breves 
Brouwer: Sonata; El Decamaron Negro; Paisaje Cubanos con campanas; Preludios Epigrammaticos
Gilardino
: Variazioni sulla Fortuna; Winterzeit (dedicated to Stanley Yates)
Rak: Elegy (dedicated to Stanley Yates)
Sor: Fantaisie elegaique; Variations on a Theme of Mozart; Variations on Marlbroug
Mertz: 3 Concert fantasies (op. 65, complete)

And music by Albeniz, Granados, Shand, Hudson, Bogdonovich, Domeniconi, Dyens, along with many others!

 

[In Nov. 1987, as a guitar-press attention-seeking endeavour, Stanley Yates performed 80 pieces in a series of four weekly thematic concerts! | view programs |

Concertos

Stanley Yates has performed and offers all the standard-repertoire guitar concertos, as well as several lesser-known works:

Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Fantasia para une gentilhombre
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto in D
Villa-Lobos: Concerto for guitar and small orchestra
Brouwer: Concerto Elegiaco; Tres Danzas Concertantes
Cordero: Concerto Antillano
Vivaldi: Concerto in D (orig. lute); Concerto in d-mi (orig. lute and viola d'amore)
Shand; Premiere Concerto for guitar and strings (1896)
Doisy: Grand Concerto for guitar and strings (c.1800)
Viotti/Doisy
: Grande Concerto for guitar and strings (orig. violin) (c.1800)
Vidal: Concerto for guitar and strings


Chamber Repertoire

Stanley Yates has performed many of the standard items of the chamber repertoire, in addition to numerous lesser-known works, including:

Boccherini: Quintets (gtr/st. qt.)
Giuliani: Quintets (gtr/st. qt.); Sonata (gtr/fl or vln)
Paganini: Duo concertante (gtr/vln); Centone di sonate (gtr/vln)
Takemitsu: Toward the Sea (gtr/alto fl.)
Piazzolla: Histoire de Tango (gtr/fl)
Beaser: Mountain Songs (gtr/fl)
Gnattali: Sonata (gtr/vcl)
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonatina (gtr/fl); Vogelveide (gtr/baritone); Divan of Moses (gtr/high voice); Romancero Gitano (gtr/chorus)
Rodrigo: Serenata al Alba el Dia (gtr/fl or vln); Coplas del Pastor enemorado (gtr/sop); Villancicos (gtr.sop)
Villa-Lobos: Distribution of Flowers (gtr/fl); Bachianas Basiliera No. 5 (gtr/sop)
Ibert: Enr'acte (gtr/fl or vln)
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata (gtr/fl or vla)
Britten: Folksong Arrangements (gtr/high voice)
Rutter: Shadows (gtr/baritone)
Falla: Canciones Populaires Espanoleas (gtr/sop)
Sor: Seguidillas (gtr/sop)