The Commander-In-Chief Management has announced that the 7string guitarist/singer/songwriter THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF has landed on 4th place on Guitar World`s “Top 10 viral videos of 2013″ list, with her historic guitar version of the very challenging classical masterpiece for violin, Zigeunerweisen Op. 20, the first ever professional guitar duel between a metal guitarist and a classical guitarist.
The single and video was released only three weeks ago but has already close to 75 000 views on YouTube. It has charted as number 1 three times on iTunes Classical chart for Norway.
Since the release, The Chief has been a guest on BBC radio, has done numerous interviews with magazines and newspapers – and in January she will be a guest, and perform, on a national TV Talk Show.
The Commander-In-Chief Management has issued the following:
was invited to the legendary Mike Read
`s show, on BBC radio recently, to talk about her unique guitar version of the classical piece called Zigeunerweisen Op.20
. The interview is streamed on this link
and The Chief comes in at 02:06:00.
Her guitar duel with classical guitarist Thomas Valeur is now on the iTunes charts of top classical new releases in USA and Norway.
The guitar duel video is featured in both Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines and is about to reach 50 000 views, 6 days after the release.
The Commander-In-Chief Management has announced that The historic guitar duel and recording of P. Sarasate’s violin masterpiece, Zigeunerweisen Op. 20, has become an instant internet sensation! It was released on The Commander-In-Chief‘s YouTube Channel a couple of days ago.
The Commander-In-Chief with Thomas Valeur
World leading guitar magazine, Guitar World, posted it on their website, FB and Twitter less than 48 hours ago. The feature on their website has more than 20 000 Shares already!
The two guitar virtuosos, The Commander-In-Chief (also known as the Queen of Shred) and classical guitarist, Thomas Valeur, are totally overwhelmed by the positive feedback and amount of support this release has gotten.
This is the first professional guitar duel between a metal guitarist and a classical guitarist. This is the first time this piece of music has been recorded on guitar. The response has been 99% positive, with metal fans being very supportive of it.
For more about this, go HERE
The video has also been featured by Ibanez guitars, Laney amps and EMG pickups on their FB and Twitter pages.
The limited edition signed CD single has almost sold out and the download/single is available on Itunes, Amazon, CD Baby, etc.