Appalachian Dreams

Written in 1995 for the American guitarist, Sharon Isbin, to whom the music is also dedicated. Isbin suggested various Appalachian tunes and Duarte selected a few with which he was comfortable. The subsequent recording was on an album which won Isbin a Classical GRAMMY award.


I - Fantasia (Katy Cruel, Shady Grove, The Foggy, foggy dew); II - Black is the color of my true love's hair; III - Darling Cora; IV - Putney Hymn; V - Finale (O'Brien's Jig, Red-Haired Boy, Planxty George Brabazon).