Le Romantique: Johann Kaspar Mertz

Works for Guitar, including Harmonie du Soir, La Romantique, Tarantelle, Introduction et Rondeau Brillant etc

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COMPOSERS: Mertz
LABELS: Accent
ALBUM TITLE: Le Romantique: Johann Kaspar Mertz
WORKS: Works for Guitar, including Harmonie du Soir, La Romantique, Tarantelle, Introduction et Rondeau Brillant etc
PERFORMER: Raphaëlla Smits (guitar)
CATALOGUE NO: ACC 24303 (1988)

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Employing a range of original and modern instruments (including authentic guitars with more than six strings) Raphaëlla Smits uncovers in Mertz’s music a haunting strain of deep melancholy. Julian Haylock