Downtown Diary

This album includes a suite of compositions titled Downtown Diary for flute and classical guitar based on 4 poems written about my hometown of Sacramento, CA. The project was created a Metropolitan Arts Commission New Works grant. Flute: Christmas Gainsbrugh; Guitar: G Taffet.

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Other compositions on the album are written for solo guitar, guitar and flute and guitar and marimba (G Taffet on guitar, Christmas Gainsbrugh on flute, Rob Lautz on marimba).


Subrosa was a commissioned set of six pieces for solo guitar and voice with text based on the poetry of Victoria Dalkey. Composer and Guitarist: Gilda Taffet; Soprano: Kerry Walsh
The Shape of Your Name/Manny’s Dances is a set of two pieces for classical guitar and cello commissioned for a friend’s birthday and inspired by a poem titled The Gift of Prophecy by Mary Zeppa. Composer and Guitarist: Gilda Taffet; Cellist: Susan Lamb Cooke