Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Paganini "Caprice 24" by Li Jie

Researching the guitarist Francisco Tárrega, [considered the father of modern classical guitar] I ran across the amazing Chinese guitar vituosa Li Jie (here at Wikipedia) playing Niccolò Paganini's Caprice #24. I'm was so amazed I had to post it on Radicals for Happiness. There are lots of very, very good classical guitar performances by various people on YouTube. Who knew?


Anonymous said...

The video clip is indeed Li Jie. The photograph, however, is Xuefei Yang who is another fantastic guitarist.

Ted Keer said...

Thanks, Anonymous. I've changed the photo.

Here is a video of Xuefei Yang performing the famous Asturias from the Suite Espagnole by Isaac Albeniz.