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.
The Cheerless Walk
Trouble, anxiety and sadness are emotions that can be put into music and expressed through the ukulele.
For Crispr (a Goodbye)
A serious ukulele piece, slow, sad, and beautiful that I wrote in mourn for one of the family pets.
50 Miniature Studies for Ukulele
Short solo ukulele studies that will help you acquire a good fingerpicking technique and musical abilities. Order now your book, print or digital.
A. P. Drove Me to Tears
A wonderful 'adagio' composed by Choan Gálvez for ukulele with scordatura. Performance by Giovanni Albini.
Waltz for Alira
A jazz-waltz lullaby for solo ukulele, written and performed by Choan Gálvez