NOVA Guitar Duo
Nelly von Alven (six-string guitar) and Luiz Mantovani (eight-string guitar)
Guitars: Nicolaus Wollf 2011 (six-string) and Samuel Carvalho 2012 (eight-string)
Recorded live at Wigmore Hall, London, UK on 3 July 2017.
The NOVA Guitar Duo performs de Falla’s “Danza ritual del fuego” as part of the 2017 Wigmore Hall Strings Showcase. This fiery work features in the composer’s ballet El amor brujo, and depicts a dance undertaken to rid a young Andalusian gypsy girl of the ghost of her dead husband.