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WRTI profiles Sharon Isbin and Alma Espanola

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She dreamed of growing up to be a rocket scientist, but now Sharon Isbin explores a different universe-the repertoire for classical guitar.  ALMA ESPAÑOLA presents the GRAMMY Award winner with the Argentinian-American Isabel Leonard in the first Spanish art song album with guitar of its kind in 40 years, including twelve world premiere recordings of arrangements by Isbin. Duos by Federico García Lorca, Manuel de Falla, Xavier Montsalvatge, Agustín Lara and Joaquín Rodrigo, with guitar solos by Granados and Tárrega, are heard in performances that evoke the rich and magnificent tradition of Spain. 

WRTI: Philadelphia Susan Lewis profiles Isbin and the new recording. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW