Archguitar Duo II: Goldbergs, Scarlatti, Dowland and more!
- Camino Artes: Peter Blanchette, "Si Beag Si Mor"
- Blanchette, archguitar, live Palencia, 2011, video by Paul Eric Odgren
- Peter Blanchette, archguitar- Bach, Courante, Suite VI for cello.mp4
- 2 traditional Scottish tunes, Peter Blanchette, archguitar
- Steamboat Bill, Jr part two
- Camino Artes: Frank Wallace and Peter Blanchette, "The Cuckoo"
Author Archives: archguitar
Want to know what a record producer does? Sometimes it’s similar to a personal trainer.Here’s a funny moment where I am working to get a killer take out of my dear friend and amazing guitarist, Elliot Gibbons. Last March, I recorded him playing his… Read moreShare on Facebook
Here is the Aria, along with Variation #1 and Variation #7, from J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations. I’ve been getting back in to duo arrangements for two archguitars lately, truly my favorite musical vehicle. These come from the recording I made in… Read moreShare on Facebook
Merry Christmas everyone, enjoy!Masters in this Hall/O Come, EmmmanuelTwo ancient carol melodies.Quelle Est Cette Odeur Agreeable!This is a lovely French carol about the sweet smells of the preparations for Christmas, harmonized a little more like… Read moreShare on Facebook
In the spring of 2009, I founded The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra in my hometown of Northampton, Massachusetts. I had long suspected that the combination of sounds produced by solid-body electric guitars, steel-string acoustics, electric and… Read moreShare on Facebook
So far, I have recorded through the night for two nights here in Moratinos, Spain. You have to zoom way in on Google Maps to find Moratinos, (the name refers to the Moorish origin of the place), and I feel a bit ambivalent about telling folks… Read moreShare on Facebook
The church Peter’s playing in Wednesday night: Video by Paul Eric Odgren. Read the blog here:… Read moreShare on Facebook
As a natural follow up to last season’s selections by Edvard Grieg, Bela Bartok, and Estonian minimalist Arvo Pärt, in 2011 the Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra will play Lady Gaga’s 2009 hit Poker Face. I love Poker Face, as I love many pop… Read moreShare on Facebook
I have often invited friends to listen to music I am working on and they enjoy it, so I am posting some samples of works in progress here for my loyal listeners. Some of the following pieces end abruptly (this means I haven’t written the ending… Read moreShare on Facebook