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Pretencioso

Pretencioso, by Alfredo Vianna, performed on ukulele and guitar by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

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The Arabesque Duo is the husband and wife guitar duo of Kathrin Murray and Troy King. Formed in 2000, the duo's debut performance was at the Charlton Kings International Guitar Festival in Cheltenham, England. There, the composer Gilbert Biberian described them as "players of world stature." Since then, the duo has performed all across the United States, in such cities as New York, Baltimore, Washington, DC, Mendocino, CA, Honolulu, HI, and at the Interlochen Arts Festival in Michigan. In December of... more

Arabesque no. 1

By Claude Debussy. Originally for piano and arranged for two guitars by Kathrin Murray. Recorded at Towson University's Center for the Arts on January 15, 2021.

  • Arabesque No 1

    Arabesque no. 1 by Claude Debussy, arranged for two guitars by Kathrin Murray. Recorded at Towson University's Center for the Arts on January 15, 2021

Mountain Moor

Mountain Moor by Stephen Funk Pearson. Performed by the Arabesque Duo.

This piece was inspired by a trip the composer took to Scotland. It evokes the beautiful Scottish countryside.

Pretencioso

Pretencioso by Brazilian composer Alfredo Vianna, or Pixinguinha, as he is more commonly known. This piece was arranged for two guitars by Carlos Barbosa-Lima and was adapted for and performed on ukulele by Kathrin Murray, with Troy King on guitar.

  • Pretencioso

    Pretencioso, by Alfredo Vianna, performed on ukulele and guitar by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

Zambra, from Five Gypsy Dances

Zambra, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina. Performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King).

  • Zambra

    Zambra, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina. Performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King).

Generalife

Generalife, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina. Performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

  • Generalife

    Generalife, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

Sacromonte

Sacromonte, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

  • Sacromonte

    Sacromonte, from Five Gypsy Dances by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

Danza de la Seduccion

Danza de la Seduccion, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

  • Danza de la Seduccion

    Danza de la Seduccion, from Five Gypsy Dances by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

Danza Ritual

Danza Ritual, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

  • Danza Ritual

    Danza Ritual, from Five Gypsy Dances, by Joaquin Turina, performed by the Arabesque Duo Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

Spanish Dance no. 2, "Orientale"

Spanish Dance no. 2, "Orientale" by Enrique Granados, performed by the Arabesque Duo (Kathrin Murray and Troy King)

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