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Per-Olov Kindgren

last updated: 3 September 2018 (approximate reading time: 1 minutes; 101 words)

Per-Olov Kindgren is a (classical) guitarist and composer.

He is also an arranger, who brings familiar material to a new instrument, often with orchestral pieces being played on a solo instrument. These arrangements take advantage of the unique nature of the classical guitar to offer a new perspective to familiar melodies.

Here are two pieces you may know, but won’t have heard in this way. I prefer these arrangements to a more conventional orchestral approach. What do you think?

Adagio (Tomaso Albinoni)

Canon in D (Johann Pachelbel)

You can find some more of Per-Olov’s playing in my piece about Antonio Lauro.

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Category: music
People: Per-Olov Kindgren   Tomaso Albinoni   Johann Pachelbel  
Tags: guitar   classical guitar   canon   adagio