Marc Ribot Plays Solo Guitar Works of Frantz Casseus

Marc Ribot Plays Solo Guitar Works of Frantz Casseus is a 1993 album of solo guitar works by Haitian-American composer Frantz Casseus recorded by Marc Ribot and released on the Belgian label, Les Disques du Crepuscule. Ribot studied classical guitar under Casseus who fused jazz and the European classical tradition with folk music of his native Haiti.[1] The album was recorded in New York City in 1989 and 1993, and was supervised and approved by an ailing Casséus who died the year it was released.[1]

Marc Ribot Plays Solo Guitar Works of Frantz Casseus
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Studio album by
Marc Ribot
Released1993
Recorded1989, 1993
GenreClassical music, Haitian music
Length47:30
LabelLes Disques du Crepuscule
ProducerIlana Pelzig Cellum
Marc Ribot chronology
Requiem for What's His Name
(1992)
Marc Ribot Plays Solo Guitar Works of Frantz Casseus
(1993)
Shrek
(1994)

Track listingEdit

All compositions are by Frantz Casseus.

  1. "Simbi" – 3:33
  2. "Rara" – 1:45
  3. "Prelude #2" – 1:08
  4. "Haitian Suite: Petro" – 4:08
  5. "Haitian Suite: Yanvalloux" – 3:05
  6. "Haitian Suite: Mascaron" – 3:49
  7. "Haitian Suite: Coumbite (Merci Bon Dieu)" – 3:18
  8. "Prelude #1" – 1:04
  9. "Merengue" – 1:32
  10. "Improvisation" – 1:36
  11. "Chanson" – 1:53
  12. "Congo" – 3:15
  13. "Dance (On Sunday)" – 3:17
  14. "Serenade Lointaine" – 2:27
  15. "Valse" – 4:13
  16. "Untitled" – 1:40
  17. "Romance" – 2:05
  18. "Dance of the Hounsies" – 2:51
  19. "Romance 1978" – 1:43

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ribot, Marc. "Frantz Casseus", BOMB Magazine, Winter, 2003. Archived from the original on March 28, 2013

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