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Meredith Music Romantic Encounters for Marimba

Naomi Crews • Instruments & Gear • June 11, 2015

Romantic Encounters for MarimbaMeredith Music announced the publication of Romantic Encounters for Marimba by Jack Van Geem, edited by Anthony J. Cirone. ISBN 978-1-57463-021-3; $19.95. Romantic guitarist and composer Francisco Tárrega was born in Spain on November 21st 1852.

He was trained at the Madrid Conservatory where he studied composition and was proficient on both guitar and piano. Virtuoso marimbist Jack Van Geem’s transcriptions of Tárrega’s works add new literature for solo marimba. Detailed interpretive notes accompany each piece providing the marimbist with Van Geem’s insightful interpretive suggestions.

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