Cantabile: Duets for Mandolin and Guitar
Nashville mandolinist Butch Baldassari and guitarist John
Mock have joined forces to create a unique musical
mood... Cantabile: Duets for Mandolin and Guitar. From Bach
and Scarlatti to Beethoven and Sor, the music flows
seamlessly. The timeless melodies of Tarrega's Recuerdos
de la Alhambra and Satie's Gymnopedie #1 also receive very
fresh treatments in this duet setting.
Butch Baldassari is well known in Bluegrass circles
through his work with Weary Hearts, Lonesome Standard Time
and Richard Greene's The Grass is Greener. He is also
founder and leader of the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble.
Recent titles include Plectrasonics (CMH), Gifts
(Columbia) and All The Rage (New World).
John Mock is a highly sought-after musician and composer.
His recent composition "The Stone" was recorded by the
Nashville Chamber Orchestra (Warner Brothers). He was also
featured on Mark O'Connor's "Liberty" project for Sony
Classical with James Taylor. In performance, John has
worked with Maura O'Connell, Roseanne Cash, Kathy Mattea
and Sylvia Hutton.
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Minuets I & II
Recuerdos de la Alhambra