This week on Fretworks, I'll start the hour with a British group, the Pro Arte Guitar Trio in a recording from the early 1990s. They'll play Le Grand Tango by Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla. This Grand Tango was originally written for cello and piano and dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich.
American guitarist Brandon Yip has, Sakura, Theme and Variations by Yuquijiro Yocoh. It's a beautiful setting of the popular Japanese folk song "Sakura," or "Cherry Blossom."