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Liona Boyd ‎– The First Lady Of The Guitar -1978- Classical Guitar (vinyl)

Liona Boyd ‎– The First Lady Of The Guitar -1978- Classical Guitar (vinyl)

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Liona Boyd ‎– The First Lady Of The Guitar -1978- Classical Guitar (vinyl)

mint vinyl  /  cover - bin # 6 / 149

Boyd was born in London but grew up in Toronto.[1] Her father grew up in Bilbao, Spain, and her mother in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Her grandmother was from Linares, Spain, the birthplace of the "king of the classical guitar", Andrés Segovia. During her family's ocean voyage to Canada, she performed her first concert in a talent show on the ship. She played "Bluebells of Scotland" on a treble recorder.

When she was thirteen, she was given her first guitar, a Christmas present which her parents bought in Spain seven years earlier.[2] She took lessons from Eli KassnerNarciso YepesAlexandre LagoyaJulian Bream, and Segovia.

Boyd graduated from the University of Toronto in 1972 with a degree in music

n 1974, Boyd released her debut album, "The Guitar". It was produced by Eleanor Koldofsky[6] and was released on Boot Records. In 1976, Boyd joined SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, and established her own publishing company, Mid-Continental Music. As at the end of 2016, she had 27 studio albums, live recordings and compilation recordings to her credit and a new album of original songs was planned for release in 2017.[7]

During her career, Boyd has recorded with Chet AtkinsEric ClaptonAl Di MeolaRik EmmettDavid GilmourAlex LifesonSteve MorseCanadian BrassAndré GagnonYo Yo MaFrank MillsStrunz & FarahRoger Whittaker, and Gheorghe Zamfir

Label:Columbia Masterworks ‎– M 35137
Format:Vinyl, LP 


A1 Waltz (Op. 8, No. 4) 3:47
A2 Cancion De La Hilandera 3:12
A3 Lejania 2:53
A4 Cabellos De Oro 1:46
A5 Le Petit Berger 2:50
A6 Gymnopedie I 2:45
A7 Fantasy For Guitar 4:28
B1 Waltz No. 1 2:26
B2 Waltz No. 3 1:55
B3 Waltz No. 2 1:55
B4 Recuerdos De La Alhambra 4:57
B5 Granada 5:25
B6 Asturias 5:46
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