Awaiting the Rain
A meditative piece written for ukulele in open G minor tuning.
Announcement of a solo ukulele concert to be streamed via Bandcamp Live on June, 5th, 2021. Choan Gálvez will play a selection of his most contemporary style compositions. Programme also includes works by Giovanni Albini, Tony Mizen, Matthew Quilliam, and David John Roche.
A minimalistic piece for ukulele that loosely follows the principles of tintinnabuli.
Dream About a Boat
Insomnia, nightmares and ukulele.
A three-part piece for baritone ukulele composed by Choan Gálvez and performed by Giovanni Albini.
Works premiered by other ukulele players
In recent times I’ve written ukulele pieces that I’ve dedicated to, written for, or offered to ukulele players that I admire and have been gently premiered by them. Here is a preliminar list of these works, where titles link to video performances.
An evening of ukulele waltzes
Announcement of a live concert to be streamed via Bandcamp on May, 8th, 2021. Choan Gálvez will play a selection of ukulele waltzes, including his collection Waltz in Progress and excerpts from previous and upcoming albums.
A sombre, emotional piece, with a glimpse of hope. Written by Choan Gálvez for Samantha Muir, who performs the piece on ukulele.
Waltz in Progress
A book compiling a series of original waltzes for solo ukulele, inspired by the collections created by the great guitarists of the romantic era.
Entranced (until the End of the Closing Credits)
A piece for baritone ukulele writen by Choan Gálvez in an unashamedly Romantic style and aesthetic. Dedicated to and performed by Donald Bousted.