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In the same way, he had a great ability to improvise, a capacity that in the world of the classical guitar is not very common.

Retrieved 24 January This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat For Roland Dyens, the program concept was not related to his view of music, since he disagreed on the traditional view of concerts and the enjoyment of the guitar. A heavy metal band did a version of the third movement of his Libra Sonatine.

He said that a journalist once told him he had the hands of a classical musician but the mind of a jazz musician.

We could say that Leo Brower and Roland Dyens among many others, left in bequest a work that marked the change of cycle. He died on October 29, at the age of The own Roland Dyens said that he played classical music, but he thought about Jazz.

Roland Dyens, a guitar genius | Guitarras Alhambra

In Spain, Dyens had a constant presence at the Festival of the guitar of Cordobaan organization which wept for this important loss. By means of these words, from Alhambra Guitarswe want to show our respect and recognition ufoco the amazing career of an impressive guitarist who dedicated his life to the guitar.


As a performer, Dyens was known for improvisation. Tango in Skai or Libra Sonatine are some of the many treasures of the guitar which Roland Dyens has left in bequest.

Retrieved 30 October A well known guitarist for his ability to improvise For Roland Dyens, the program concept was not related to his view of music, since he disagreed on the traditional view of concerts and the enjoyment of the guitar. He was multifaceted, where the jazz world was very important.

Roland Dyens

Views Read Edit View history. Compositions which amazed young guitarists by their rhythms, techniques and harmonies. Sometimes he opened his concerts with an improvised piece, and he might improvise the program itself, without planning or announcing beforehand what he would be playing.

He was considered one of the best guitarists of the world. It is the loss of one of the most important guitarists around the world, due to his interpretations, his compositions, and especially his vision of the instrument and of music overall. After the dyenx music of the 20th century, foco is considered the golden century of the guitar, these compositions constituted a new stage, a new way of perceiving and feeling the music.


He was a musician who adapted his performance to the public, the features of the place or the moment itself; with the purpose of getting the best musical experience. Dyens was born in Tunisia and lived most of his life in Paris. Roland Dyens, who fouco 61 on October 19 thhas passed away.

Dyenw could say that even being a classical guitarist, he was between both worlds.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dyens duoco several volumes of arrangements that included not only the classical music of Fernando Sor but also the Brazilian music of Heitor Villa-Lobosjazz standards by Thelonious Monkthe French pop of Edith Piafand the Gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt.

He played Bach suites and he played with jazz musicians at the Arvika Festival in Sweden. Retrieved from ” https: Dyenns fact, we can identify clear influences of jazz in his compositions in rhythms and melodies.

Roland Dyens October 19, — October 29, was a French [1] classical guitaristcomposer, and arranger.