“Remarkably lovely and beautifully realized in the artist’s transcription; a marvelous racket!” – Soundboard
Aaron Larget-Caplan's 10th solo album, ‘Spanish Candy’, features classical Spanish classical works by Isaac Albéniz and Francisco Tarrega, and flamenco pieces by Esteban de Sanlúcar, and Pascual Marquina.
Listen, download, watch, and read about SPANISH CANDY.
Released May 26, 2023 on Tiger Turn.
A limited number of CDs are available through Bandcamp or at concerts.
honey cadence - 6 meditations for guitar
Published June 2022 by the American Composers Alliance (ACA), honey cadence is the first collection of Aaron's solos to be available.
The album honey cadence has earned over 3 million streams since its release in April 2022.
Physical and PDFs are available from the ACA.
Autographed copies only via Bandcamp
Bacchanale: for two prepared guitars.
Score includes preparation instructions. 12 pages.
Published October 2021 on Edition Peters, it is Cage's first prepared piano piece arranged for two guitars.
"In this marvelous arrangement of Bacchanale, for two prepared guitars, the raucous sounds of the instruments work very well for this exuberant work"
~ American Record Guide
God's Time: Music of J.S. Bach on Guitar
16 pieces by J.S. Bach arranged and performed by Aaron Larget-Caplan:
Prelude-Fugue-Allegro, Chromatic Fantasy, Six Small Preludes and A Little Fugue, WTC Preldues, and the insiration for the album title God's Time is the Very Best Time, BWV 106.
September 28, 2022 on Tiger Turn
"If God can make time for this, surely you can too." ~Fanfare
God's Time page (links, reviews, videos and Liner Notes): https://alcguitar.com/godstime.php
Read about God's Time: http://alcguitar.com/blog/new-album-gods-time/
A limited number of CDs are available via Bandcamp or at concerts.
Six meditative guitar solos written and performed by Aaron Larget-Caplan.
MUSIC: sweet nuance, honey cadence, moving still, minding play, hidden anticipation, slight nuance
April 29, 2022 on Tiger Turn
Scores to be published soon by the American Composers Alliance
CDs available via Bandcamp or concerts.
1 Million streams!
A Guitar Holiday
9 classic holiday songs beautifully arranged for classical guitar.
November 12, 2021 on Tiger Turn
SONGS: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Angels We Have Heard on High, Greensleeves, Stille Nacht, O Come O Come Emmanuel, Away in a Manger, The First Noel, Deck the Halls, and Silent Night
*Over 1-million streams!
DRIFTING, Volume 3 of the New Lullaby Project.
June 4, 2021 on Stone Records Limited
The 3rd album dedicated to compositions written for the New Lullaby Project by 15 composer. Click on Bandcamp for CDs and digital downloads, as well as album and composer information.
COMPOSERS: Tim Pence, Anthony R. Green, Frank E. Warren, Ricardo Odriozola, Stefanie Lubkowski, Charles Turner, Jacob Mashak, Ian Wiese, Scott Scharf, John McDonald, Boris Rivchun, Michael J. Veloso, Francine Trester, Gerard Drozd, Martin Max Schreiner.
HUSHED – Scores of the New Lullaby Project, Vol. 2
Published in June 2021 by the American Composers Alliance in association with ALC Music Publishing. PDFs available.
Sixteen 21st-century works for solo guitar written for the New Lullaby Project. Commissioned, curated, and edited by Aaron Larget-Caplan.
COMPOSERS: Trester, Green, Turner, Lubkowski, Shatzer, Ueno, Dalton, Mashak, McDonald, Schreiner, Schuttenhelm, Job, Feist, Stolz, Éon.
*All scores recorded by Aaron on New Lullaby, Legend of Hagoromo, Nights Transfigured, Drifting
Read a Review in Soundboard
NIGHTS TRANSFIGURED – Scores of the New Lullaby Project, Vol. 1
Published January 2021 by the American Composers Alliance in association with ALC Music Publishing.
*Won three national publishing Revere Awards!
Fifteen 21st-century works for solo guitar written for the New Lullaby Project. Commissioned, curated, and edited by Aaron Larget-Caplan.
COMPOSERS: Trester, Castilla-Ávila, Read, Shende, Julian, Fletcher, McMullin, Wheeler, Cooman, McDonald, Leisner, Schwartz, Boyd, Spaneas, Oliver.
*All scores recorded by Aaron on New Lullaby & Nights Transfigured
Read a Review in Soundboard
Nights Transfigured, Vol. 2 of the New Lullaby Project
Stone Records Limited August 2021
The 2nd album dedicated to compositions written for the New Lullaby Project by 14 composer. Click on Bandcamp for physical orders and digital downloads, as well as album and composer information. Shatzer, Castilla-Ávila, Read, Julien, Shende, Trester, Éon, Fletcher, Dalton, McMullin, Schuttenhelm, Boy, Spaneas, Oliver.
"From colourful sensitive phrasing to virtuosic execution of soothing new music textures, Aaron Larget-Caplan’s playing is exquisite. Highly recommended." ~ This is Classical Guitar (Canada)
COMPOSERS: Garrett Ian Shatzer, Agustín Castilla-Ávila, Thomas L. Read, Patricia Julien, Vineet Shende, Alan Fletcher, Roger Éon, David McMullin, Francine Trester, James Dalton, Demetrius Spaneas, Stephanie Ann Boyd, Thomas Schuttenhelm, Barnaby Oliver
España Cañi - Paso Doble (2020) Arr. by Aaron Larget-Caplan
Sheet music for classical guitar. Click below for score previews
* For physical scores outside the US, Canada, and Mexico, select Printed - International.
John. Cage. Guitar.
2018 on Stone Records Limited
The premiere recordings of Aaron's estate sanctioned arrangements. All arrangements published by Edition Peters.
Lyrical music for Cage's early & mid career arranged for guitar solo, violin-guitar and prepared guitar duo. Guests Sharan Leventhal & Adam Levin
COMPOSITIONS: A Room, Three Easy Pieces, Chess Pieces, Dream, In A Landscape, Six Melodies (vl-gtr), Bacchanale (2 prepared gtrs)
What Story? Music of Thomas L. Read
2018 by the American Composers Alliance
Concert Champêtre for cello & guitar Rafael Popper-Keizer & Aaron Larget-Caplan
Score: Cage - Piano Music Arranged for Guitar
Published 2017 by Edition Peters, Arrangements by Aaron Larget-Caplan
COMPOSITIONS: Three Easy Pieces, A Room, Chess Pieces, Dream, In A Landscape
"I would strongly advocate these compositions to be performed by young guitarists before they start working on any other contemporary composers." (Soundboard)
Score: Six Melodies by John Cage
Published 2016 by Edition Peters, Arrangements by Aaron Larget-Caplan
Violin & Guitar, arranged by Aaron Larget-Caplan
“The releasing of such works was very important for the development of the modern guitar play. The transcription of Larget-Caplan has ennobled our instrument.” (Six Strings of the world, Poland)
The Legend of Hagoromo
2015 on Stone Records Limited (UK)
Comprising an intoxicating mixture of Japanese and American music, this fusion-recital is brilliantly conceived and performed by the young American virtuoso. Includes 4 premieres and 2 New Lullabies.
"The Legend of Hagoromo is eclectic and endlessly rewarding release.” ~ Classical Guitar
COMPOSES: Leo Brouwer, Keigo Fujii, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, Toru Takemitsu, Ken Ueno, Kota Nakamura, Martin Max Schreiner
May 2010 Six String Sound • Digital Release August 6, 2021 on Stone Records Limited
"This is not some godawful Classics-for-Baby CD"
The 1st album dedicated to pieces written for the New Lullaby Project. 14 compositions by 13 American composers in the genre of the lullaby .
COMPOSERS: Lynn Job, Jonathan Feist, Francine Trester, Scott Wheeler, Kevin Siegfried, Mark Small, Nolan Stolz, Carson Cooman, John McDonald, David Vayo, David Leisner, Eric Schwartz, Ryan Vigil
Tracing a wheel on water
January 2006 Six String Sound• Digital Release August 6, 2021 on Stone Records Limited
Aaron's debut album with 12 tracks by compsers from Japan, Israel, Cuba, Paraguay, France, Spain and the United States. Includes three world premieres.
COMPOSERS: Lior Navok, Toru Takemitsu, Daniel Pinkham, Leo Brouwer, Kevin Siegfried, Emilio Pujol, Agustin Barrios, Roland Dyens
A single written by UK composer David Warin Solomons
Arraneged and performed by Aaron Larget-Caplan
Live Video (not the same audio)
CAPRICCI by Thomas L. Read - World Premiere Guitar & String Quartet.
Summertime - Written by George Gershwin, arranged by Toru Takemitsu
* Digital only
Vientos - Music by Hayg Boyadjian
Mi Tango for solo guitar
Classic American Songs (2011)
Duo & Trio
Donald Wilkinson, baritone. Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar
*Out of Print