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Sharon Isbin and Isabel Leonard carry the flame of the Spanish soul to great heights / GUITARE CLASSIQUE

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sharALMA ESPAÑOLA presents multiple GRAMMY Award winners Sharon Isbin and Argentinian-American Isabel Leonard in the first Spanish art song album with guitar of its kind in 40 years, including twelve world premiere recordings of arrangements by Isbin. Duos by Federico García Lorca, Manuel de Falla, Xavier Montsalvatge, Agustín Lara and Joaquín Rodrigo, with guitar solos by Granados and Tárrega, are heard in performances that evoke the rich and magnificent tradition of Spain. Leonard & Isbin have been appearing as a duo since 2014 in sold-out concerts across the country, including Washington DC's Kennedy Center and New York's Carnegie Hall. 

In the Sept-Nov 2018 issue, GUITARE CLASSIQUE wrote "On est tout de suite emporté ... Un très bel album, où la guitare et la voix ne font qu'on pour porter haut le flambeau de l'âme espagnole."  Translation: "One is immediately transported ... A very beautiful album, where the guitar and the voice carry the flame of the Spanish soul to great heights."
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