Tag Archives: Contemporary music

Solo guitar Album – Romantic to Contemporary Music – Available On All Major Distributors

My debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released and is available on all major distributors. This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring romantic, modern/20th Century and contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind. In […]

Album Released – Romantic to contemporary

Finally, my debut solo album (recorded in Hi-Res) is released! Have a listen: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/arashahmadi17 This album consists of original, French, Latin and Spanish music – featuring Romantic, Modern/20th Century and Contemporary compositions. The order of the pieces is in such a way to take you through a journey of a different kind. In a way, […]

Favorite American Guitar solos

When I think of South American music, I think of Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Astor Piazzolla (Argentina), Heitor Villa Lobos (Brazil) – when I think of North American music, I think of J.S. Sagreras (Mexico), Andrew York (US) and many other contemporary and modern composers that have written some of the most distinguished and game changer […]

I. Guitar Concerto No. 1 (re-orchestrated)

Hello Folks, I hope you enjoy listening to the first movement of my Guitar Concerto no. 1

III. Guitar Concerto no. I

Hello folks, Here is the third movement of my Guitar Concerto.I hope you enjoy listening to it. (It is also available on Spotify, itunes, lastfm, 8tracks, and similar websites.)

Pop Music and Societal Context

The societal context started to shape the music development, mostly, after the World War II (1945). The massive migration of southern musicians and audiences to urban areas in 1940s and the introduction of Electric guitar set the stage for hard edged Chicago blues of Muddy Waters, hard-country of Hank Williams and in mid-1950s the rock-n-roll […]