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The Prospect

by Giuseppe Ielasi

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The Prospect 22:37
The Way Back 19:19


Giuseppe Ielasi is back following his 2020 release Five Wooden Frames. There he returned to the guitar exploring shifting and modulating loops and the interplay of tuning and drifting to create five stark yet ethereal pieces. On The Prospect, Ielasi sticks to solo guitar but this time in a much more pure form. Each of the two pieces consists of parallel electric guitar lines recorded simply through a tube amplifier free of studio tricks or heavy editing.

Like much music written over the past few years The Prospect is reflective and personal. Created during a time of tragic family loss there is clear melancholy in the stark arrangements where spaces between notes become the sounds of searching. Ielasi’s haunting guitar brings us along to a new phase in his life that is as unknown to us as it is to him.


released June 17, 2022

Two pieces for electric guitars.

“The Prospect” was recorded in my studio in Monza in October 2020 and mixed in April 2021.

“The Way Back” was recorded exactly one year later and mixed in December 2021.

In loving memory of Rocco Ielasi (1941-2020)


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