Alan Thomas

guitarist and composer

Solo Recordings
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Alan Thomas: The Wind Among the Reeds

An album of songs based on the poetry of William Butler Yeats

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Alan Thomas: Out of Africa

New recording of solo guitar suite "Out of Africa"

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Alan Thomas: A World of Music

Solo guitar music from around the world

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Alan Thomas with Eleanor Turner: Elusive Symmetry

Compositions for harp, guitar and computer.

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Alan Thomas: The Long and Winding Road

Double CD of arrangements of classic Lennon/McCartney songs.

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Alan Thomas: Aurora

Solo guitar works by Bach, Ysaye, MacDowell, Rodrigo, Carter and Satie.

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Recordings of Alan's compositions (by other performers)
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Eugenia Moliner: Song to the Moon

Includes Alan's "Variations on Dvorak's 'Song to the Moon'" for flute and piano, as well as his arrangement of Medtner's "Twilight"

Cavatina Duo: Folias and Fantasias

includes Alan's version of the Telemann Flute Fantasias with newly composed guitar part

Bridge Records


Gruca White Duo : A Different Take

includes Alan's The Shepherd's Dream


Redbrick Duo : Isolation

includes Alan's Variations on The Carnival of Venice


Arie Duo: Cuentos de Opera

includes Alan's Fantasy on Themes from "Die Fledermaus"

GWK Records


Cavatina Duo: Sephardic Journey

includes Alan's Trio Sefardi

Cedille Records


Duo Gross & Lucini: 14 Jewels

includes "Haj, mene majka", "Lament" and "Sivi grivi" from Alan's Balkan Songbook

Concertello Records


Redbrick Duo : Redbrick Duo

includes "Sivi grivi" and "Lament" from Alan's Balkan Songbook


Aisling Agnew and Matthew McAllister: Bidla

includes "Sivi grivi" from Alan's Balkan Songbook

Baros Records


Cavatina Duo: Cavatina at the Opera

includes Alan's Variations on "The Carnival of Venice, Fantasy on Themes from "La Traviata" and Variations on a Theme by Mozart, as well as his arrangement of Taffanel's Fantasy on Themes from "Der Freischutz"

Bridge Records


Denis Azabagic: Out of Africa and Around the World

includes Alan's Out of Africa along with works by Dusan Bogdanovic, Carlos Rafael Rivera, Vojislav Ivanovic and others

Cedille Records


Cavatina Duo: The Balkan Project

includes two pieces from Alan's Balkan Songbook (Sivi grivi and The Shepherd's Dream)

Cedille Records

Other Recordings


(Alan playing solo or in chamber ensemble)


Alfie Boe : Serenata

featuring Alan playing guitar and mandolin on nine tracks



Julius Aglinskas : Daydreamer

featuring Alan playing electric guitar with Apartment House


Rami Basisah : My Journey

featuring Alan on "Ashokan Farewell" and "Counting Stars"



Laurence Crane : Chamber Works 1992 - 2009

featuring Alan playing solo and in ensemble on "Bobby J.", "Sparling" and "John White in Berlin"

Another Timbre


Jack Topping : Wonderful World

featuring Alan on several tracks



Joe McElderry: Classic

featuring Alan on several tracks


Ed Bennett: My Broken Machines

featuring Alan with the Decibel Ensemble



Donald Bousted: The End of the Beginning

featuring Alan on Solo for Elisabeth for guitar and tape


Cornelius Cardew: Chamber Music 1955-1964

featuring Alan on Piece for Guitar (for Stella) and Solo with Accompaniment



Frank Denyer: Faint Traces

featuring Alan on banjo in Out of the Shattered Shadows 1



Richard Emsley: flowforms

featuring Alan on For Guitar 1



Michael Finnissy: Lost Lands

featuring Alan on Lost Lands



Michael Finnissy: Maldon and other choral works

featuring Alan on Palm Sunday and Forget-Me-Not



Invisible Cities: Music by Alwynne Pritchard

Performed by Topologies

featuring Alan's solo performance of "Nostos ou Topos" and in the duo "Kit"



Giacinto Scelsi: The Complete Choral Works

Performed by The New London Chamber Choir, conducted by James Wood

Includes "TKRDG" for solo guitar, 3 percussionists and 6 male voices

Accord--Una Corda


Andrew Sparling, clarinet

featuring Alan on Laurence Crane's Sparling



Wittener Tage fur neue Kammermusik

featuring Alan on Cardew's Autumn '60 and Alwynne Pritchard's Geometry of Pain 1

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