Noel Deacon - Classical Guitarist / Lute Player

Classical guitarist / lute players based in Nottingham, available for weddings and functions.
Whether he's playing beautiful arrangements of baroque masterpieces or revisiting favourites from the Spanish guitar repertoire, this guitarist brings an exciting new outlook to classical guitar performance.

His interpretations are always fresh, innovative and special. They include Latin and flamenco standards, popular love songs and themes from film soundtracks. He also plays a renaissance lute and has a particular affection for the popular ballads and dances of the Elizabethan era.

 

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Noel Deacon - Classical Guitarist / Lute Player Repertoire

CLASSICAL GUITAR

Baroque

  • Sheep may safely graze & Minuet - J.S.Bach
  • Sarabande & Bouree - J.S.Bach
  • Sonata in G major (K.149) - Scarlatti
  • Canon in D - Pachelbell
  • Slow Movement from Concerto in D - Vivaldi

Classical

  • Two Studies (B minor & A major) - Sor
  • Rainy Day Waltz - Deakin

Contemporary Classics 

  • Cancion de cuna & Five Studies - Leo Brouwer
  • Venezuelan Waltzes: no.2 & 3 - Antonio Lauro
  • El negrito & La Gatica - Antonio Lauro
  • Una Mattina Ludovico - Einaudi
  • Various Studies - Brian Lester
  • Study no.1 - Villa Lobos

Music from Films

  • Cavatina - Stanley Myers
  • Chariots of Fire - Vangelis
  • The Pink Panther - Henry Mancini
  • The Entertainer - Scott Joplin

Popular

  • All you need is love - Lennon &McCartney
  • Isn't she Lovely - Stevie Wonder
  • Your Song - Elton John

Latin Popular 

  • Samba Pa Ti - Carlos Santana
  • The girl from Ipanema & Wave - Jobim
  • Samblamento - Bonfa
  • Samba - Machado

Flamenco

  • Soleares, Alegrias & granadinas - Juan Martin
  • Columbiana - Paco Pena
  • Danza da Rulao - Zaradin

Spanish Classics

  • Romanza - Anon
  • Recuerdos de la Alhambra, Lagrima & Adelita - Tarrega
  • Spanish Dance - Granados
  • Serenata Espagnol - Malats
  • Testament D'Amelia - Llobet

Television Themes

  • Where everybody knows your name (Theme from Cheers) - Portnoy
  • Tales from the Riverbank (Andante) - Guiliani
  • Theme from Grandstand - Keith Mansfield
  • Northern Exposure - David Schwartz

LUTE

Pierre Atttaignant: (c.1494-1552) France

  • La Roque

John Dowland:(1563-1626) England

  • Round Battle Galliard
  • Mistress Winters Jump
  • Mr Dowlands Midnight
  • Fortune My Foe
  • Tarleton's Ressurrection
  • Queen Elizabeth's Galliard
  • My Lord Willoughby's welcome home
  • The Sick Tune

Anon (XVI century English)

  • Wilsons Wilde
  • Go From My Window
  • Packingtons Pound (The Jigge)
  • The Duke of Milan's Dump
  • Mistress White's Choice
  • Only Joy
  • Lost is my liberty
  • Greensleeves (from William Ballet's Lute book)
  • Kemps Jig

Anon (XIVcentury)

  • Salterello (italian dance tune)
  • Trotto (english dance tune)

Francis Cutting: (fl.1583-1603) England 

  • A Jig
  • An Almayne
  • A Toy
  • Greensleaves

John Whitfelde: (unknown) England 

  • The English Huntsuppe

Turlough O'Carolan: (1670-1738) Ireland 

  • The Faerie Queen
  • Carolan's Concerto

Howard Goodall

  • The Black Adder

Mendelsohn

  • The Wedding March

Wagner

  • Bridal Chorus

Noel Deacon - Classical Guitarist / Lute Player Feedback

"On a pleasant summer's afternoon in our garden, he gave us a wonderful background of classical music on both guitar and lute. This was enjoyed immensely by the many guests joining us to share in our Golden Wedding Celebrations. People were most complimentary and we were delighted that his music added something special to the day"