HILARY FIELD

CLASSICAL GUITAR

Music of Spain and Latin America

 

Ballad Stories

Yellow Tail Records


H
ilary Field, classical guitarist, is a 1992 winner of the Northwest Young Artist Series Competition and, in addition to being the head of the Guitar department at Pacific Lutheran University, has recently joined the music faculty of Seattle Pacific University.

She has appeared on television and radio throughout the United States and, in June of 1993, Hilary Field was the first and only guitarist to ever win the prestigious Ladies Musical Club Soloist Competition.

Her performance repertoire covers everything from Renaissance to 20th century compositions and her newest release, Ballad Stories, features works by Morel, Tesar, Yocoh, Piazzolla, and Ruiz-Pipo, and includes the World Premiere of Jorge Morel's Berceuse (lullaby) for Guitar and String Quartet.

 

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"Field is one of a growing number of
gifted women gaining prominence in
the classical guitar world.....Field
displays sensitive musicianship, solid
technique, and a burnished tone. Her
premier of Morel's "Berceuse" alone is
worth the price of the album.

- Acoustic Guitar

"Like the debut recording, Ballad
Stories is a technically seamless
recording of an instrumental virtuoso
playing beautiful music. That
combination has resulted in a
collection of exquisite instrumental
music. It is beyond my ability to find
fault in any aspect of this production,
which is certain to make Field again a
contender for national music awards.

- South Sound Sounds

"Field is a dynamic player. She doesn't
just recite what can often be complex
work, but imbues it with fire and
grace."

- The Seattle Times

 

"Field plays all of this splendidly, and
the locally produced recording is
appropriately intimate and tasteful. A
hometown triumph all around."

- The Seattle Weekly

"With the experience and skill she
brings to this recording, Music of
Spain and Latin America is a
remarkable first outing for Hilary
Field. It serves notice that the
Northwest has yet another musical
success to claim, and makes one
anticipate her future recordings."

- Platter Chatter

"While many classical guitarists play
all the right notes in a dutiful manner,
Field's playing contains an emotional
depth that reaches the heart of this
music."

- Victory Music

"Refinement, expression, and a
graceful performance are all captured in
this fine recording of a uniquely
talented and well-studied guitarist."

- Seattle Showcase


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