New Acoustic Guitar

Listen to balmy fingerstyle guitar shapes and patterns from South African guitarist Guy Buttery on this edition of New Sounds. Buttery also plays the mandolin and sitar, and together with special guest violinist Angus Kerr, and double bass, hear some of his acoustic experimental tone poems. Plus, treat yourself to the musical narrative of fellow fingerstyle player, the Italian Pino Forastiere, who falls in the Michael Hedges camp, with his tapping, muting, and alternate tunings. We'll also hear from New York's own Dominic Frasca, the inventive guitarist who builds his own instruments to have more than just 6 strings available to take on transcriptions and original works. And much more.

PROGRAM # 2645, music for acoustic guitars (First aired on 2/26/07)





Dominic Frasca


Dometude [1:30]

Cantaloupe Music #21032**

Guy Buttery

Songs From the Cane Fields

Spontaneous Combustion [6:00]

GHR #002.

Dominic Frasca


Dark Age Machinery [2:30]

See above.



Dominic [7:00]

3 Lune Records

Dominic Frasca


Metaclopromide [1:30]

See above.

Guy Buttery

Songs From the Cane Fields

December Poems [4:30]
I Feel Like I’m Standing In The Rain [5:30]

See above.

Leo Kottke


Airproofing [5:00]

On The Spot/Private Music, #5821322. Re-released on RCA Victor*

Michael Hedges

Aerial Boundaries

Aerial Boundaries [4:00]

Windham Hill #1032**

Richard Leo Johnson

The Legend of Vernon McAlister

More Than All The Stars In The Sky [4:00]

Cuneiform #222.

David Pritchard


Pattern 6 [4:30]

Molecular Music #10014. www.morphicresonance-