David Bruce : Beguine Again
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About 'Beguine Again'
||Bruce, David (biography) (sheet music)|
|The Artist:||David Bruce has a growing reputation as a composer, with commissions from Carnegie Hall, the San Diego Symphony and the Royal Opera House, London. He also happens to run Red Balloon Technology Ltd, the company behind 8notes.com.|
He has written a number of pieces for beginners in a jazz and blues styles, which appear on the site.
|Composition Info:||A sultry piece in the rhythm known as 'Beguine'. The beguine is a dance and music form, similar to a slow rumba, that was popular in the 1930s, coming from the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique, where in local Creole Beke or Begue means a White person, and Beguine is the female form.|