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Esprit de Cor

Here is the CD of “Esprit de Cor” 19 pieces for cor anglais and classical guitar performed by Ágnes Jakab & András Csáki

Esprit de Cor – downloadable CD


Bluish Bunny

Dawn in the Room

A Forever kind of love


A Christmas Song

Harlequin (Arlecchino)

Ariette Oubliée No 4

Feuer und Wasser (Fire and Water)


Sentimental song

Serenade in the summer residence (Serenata nella residenza estiva)

Unending Bound

In your dreams (L’inconscient)

Street Song

Ein Strauss aus der Frühlingszeit (A bunch of flowers from Springtime)

Dance in Seven Four

The Swallows

Memorial for a child

Cupid, shame yourself!

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Concert at Church of the Holy Trinity

The Philadelphia Flute Quartet will be performing my “Robin Hood Forces the Bishop of Hereford to Dance” on Wednesday August 7th at 12:30 – Church of the Holy Trinity on Rittenhouse Square, 1904 Walnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Works by Ernesto Kohler, Gary Schocker, Pierre Max Dubois, Davis W. Solomons, Gunther Zabernigg, Daniel Dorff, Sarah Bassingthwaight, Catherine McMichael and Anatole Liadov will be performed.

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Capellidiluna (Barbara Dellavalle, clarinet and Manuela Capelli, pianoforte)
performed the concert
CELTIC LINES concert on Tuesday 30 April 2019
at Padiglione Ex 18, Viale Giuseppe Garibaldi, 96, 13100 Vercelli VC, Italy
which included four of my “Folksong Snapshots”

They write:
“Celtic lines è pensiero armonico in movimento espresso attraverso brani musicali dal sapore celtico.

Il progetto si propone di accendere un faro per riportare alla luce armonie, scorci, dettagli ed emozioni legati all’epoca e al fascino dell’Abbazia di S. Andrea avvicinando la cultura musicale medioevale celtica al linguaggio esecutivo contemporaneo.”

[Celtic lines is harmonic thinking in movement expressed through musical pieces with a Celtic flavor.

The project aims to light a lighthouse to bring to light harmonies, views, details and emotions linked to the era and the charm of the Abbey of St. Andrea, bringing Celtic medieval musical culture closer to the contemporary language of performance.]

The programme was:
David Warin Solomons – Four Folksong Snapshots

Ralph Vaughan Williams – Six studies in English folk-songs

Armando Ghidoni – Jazzy-Celtic Suite

and selections of traditional Celtic pieces reviewed in contemporary style.

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Upcoming performances with Tom Meany (flute) and friends

On Sunday May 19th 2019 at 2 pm – in the St William Sunday Concert Series
(6200 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5621, USA)
– the Meany/Simmons Flute and Classical Guitar Duo will play my “Details”

On Friday June 7th 2019 at 6:30 pm – at the Calliope Music Store
(4 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003, USA)
Members of The Philadelphia Flute Quartet will play my “Japanese Song Flute Trio”

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Flow my tears by John Dowland for saxophone and guitar

Performance by Jess Gillam and Miloš Karadaglić of my arrangement of Dowland’s Flow my tears for saxophone and classical guitar


Flow my tears fall from your springs,
Exil’d for ever: let me mourn
Where night’s black bird her sad infamy sings,
There let me live forlorn.

Down vain lights shine you no more,
No nights are dark enough for those
That in despair their last fortunes deplore,
Light doth but shame disclose.

Never may my woes be relieved,
Since pity is fled,
And tears, and sighs, and groans my weary days
Of all joys have deprived.

From the highest spire of contentment,
My fortune is thrown,
And fear, and grief, and pain for my deserts
Are my hopes since hope is gone.

Hark you shadows that in darkness dwell,
Learn to contemn light,
Happy, happy they that in hell
Feel not the world´s despite.