The Commander-In-Chief Management has announced that the Norwegian 7string guitarist/singer/songwriter THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF has released the result of her secret cooperation with Norwegian classical guitar virtuoso, Thomas Valeur.
It is the first ever professional guitar recording of P. Sarasate’s masterpiece for violin virtuosos, the entire Zigeunerweisen Op. 20 or “Gypsy Airs”.
It is also, as far as we know, the first guitar duel between a classical and a metal guitarist.
The music was recorded at Modern World Studios in Cotswolds, England. It was produced and mixed by James Mottershead, who has worked on numerous albums that has charted in the UK. It was mastered by Oscar and Grammy nominated Stephen Marsh (Life of Pi, Megadeth).
As the producer says in the video interview, we released yesterday:”Everything you hear on this recording is a performance. There are no studio tricks of any kind. They played it until we got the perfect takes”.
The single is available on Itunes, Amazon, CD Baby, etc, and a limited number of signed CD singles are available on The Chief’s website, http://www.thecommanderinchief.net.
The video and single can be seen and heard here