This groupmuse happened on Saturday, December 5, at 7:30 PM EST.

This is a livestreaming Groupmuse Virtual Concert

A live virtual performance with community videochat and a Q&A with the artists.

Cover Me, Comfort Me - Adagio for Strings on Guitar
Virtual Livestream

Cover Me, Comfort Me - Adagio for Strings on Guitar

Sat, December 5, 2020 7:30 PM, EST

Host

John W. Warren

This virtual Goupmuse concert explores a variety of classical-styled "covers" on solo guitar, including Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings;" the "Adagio" from Joaquin Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez;" "Gnossienne No. 1" and "Gymnopedie No 1" by Erik Satie; and arrangements of songs by Radiohead, Massive Attack, Peter Gabriel, The Beatles, and more. Performed on classical, acoustic, and electric guitar, this concert's repertoire is designed to provide comfort and calm for your weekend, as we can all use some consolation and solace in these challenging times.

Program

Classical-style covers from the classical tradition as well as from popular music.

Gymnopedie no 1 and Gnossienne No. 1 - Erik Satie
Cry Me a River – Arthur Hamilton
Floresta do Amazonas: Melodia Sentimental - Heitor Villa-Lobos
Adagio for Strings – Samuel Barber

Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez - Joaquin Rodrigo
Here Comes the Flood - Peter Gabriel
Everything in its Right Place - Radiohead
Teardrop - Massive Attack
Canto do Xango – Baden Powell

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Attendees

Katherine Kyu Hyeon Lim Emcee
Richard Hartung
Leslie Hunter
Barbara Zocal
Debra Smith
Alisha Scott
Frank X White
Elana Smith
Steve Frary
Brian Gray
Dan Cohen
David Borden
Meaghan Nolan
Gary Benjamin
Maria-Pia Younger