Turina: Guitar Sonata, Op. 61; Sevillana; Fandanguillo; Danzas gitanas, Op. 55

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COMPOSERS: Turina
LABELS: Harmonia Mundi
WORKS: Guitar Sonata, Op. 61; Sevillana; Fandanguillo; Danzas gitanas, Op. 55
PERFORMER: Rafael Andia (guitar)
CATALOGUE NO: HMC 905246
Flamenco influences there may be, but Turina conjures little of flamenco’s fire and spontaneity. There is more to celebrate in Rafael Andia’s guitar playing – throatily rough-toned through to poignantly lyrical – than in Turina’s monolithic works for his instrument. Christopher Wood

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