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February, 2012:

Giuseppe Torrisi: Mazurka Triste

This beautiful mazurka is a composition of the italian guitarist and composer Giuseppe Torrisi. You can find a lot of his compositions und arrangements on his website

Giuseppe Torrisi is a self taught classical guitarist from Catania, Italia. He made his diplom as a guitar teacher at the conservatory “Tita Schipa” in Leece. He attended several postgraduate studies with world famous teachers like Diaz, Chiesa or Minelli

Since 1983 he is working as a guitar player on the Massimo Bellini Theatre and works together with different musical groups in order to bring out Sicilian musical popular traditions. In 1999 he released a solo CD “Dalla Sicilia al Sud America”. He writes a lot of transcriptions and arrangements for classical guitar.

I ve played this mazurka in my living room and then i used a trial edition of Adobe After Efekts to change the background.