Richard Willmer


28 Jun 2022
I received an important endorsement from Jeremy Barlow, a recorder player, flautist, harpsichordist and conductor, member of the Broadside band and a musical critic to boot: Many thanks for the samples of your music; all attractive, with a melancholy quality and also at times a quasi-extemporised feel that takes the melodic line in unexpected directions. The Biber [Passacaglia in g minor] arrangement is extremely effective. ...
05 Oct 2020
Franz Ignaz Franz von Biber - Passacaglia in g minor, C.105 - Sonata XVI from the Rosary Sonatas
A magnificent rendition by the Roman harpsichordist Fernando de Luca of my transcription of Heinrich Ignaz Franz Von Biber's Rosary Sonata No XVI in g minor, apocryphally known as "The Guardian Angel", for violin solo, without bass.The sonata consists of a single movement, a Passacaglia, I did add some notes myself to compensate for the different sororities and possibilities of the harpsichord.An immense thank you to Fernando for breathing life into my simple work. The sheet music is available here: ...
30 Jun 2020
YouTube Video
Yesterday I uploaded a video with the second of my Three Pieces for Flute and Harp op 26. I hope you enjoy it! If you liked it, you can find the sheet music here:
30 Jun 2020
Recording of Elegia d'Autunno (Autumn Elegy)
On 18 September 2018 a fine recording of my Elegia d'Autunno Op 2/2 by the Munich-based pianist Anna Sutyagina was released on YouTube. You may watch it here: Richard Willmer - Elegia d'Autunno. Anna Sutyagina, pianist The sheet music is available at:
30 Jun 2020
La Catedral
The other day I was practising the Allegro Solenne from my transcription of Barrios' La Catedral at a well.known music school when a gentleman entered the room. After excusing himself for interrupting he told me that he knew the piece but that it was originally for the guitar (he knew because he played the guitar himself) and he was interested in knowing who had transcribed it for the piano. He commented that guitarists are always accused of pinching piano pieces (Albéniz and Granados), so it was nice ...
30 Nov 2018
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30 Nov 2018
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