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Installed here on 03-04-2001, the original text file discography was first installed in the UW-Parkside Music Archives on 09-05-1994.


Summary Discography:

    t = Complete list of track titles appears in the Full Discography
    p = Partial list appears, Alex de Grassi tracks only
           * = listed in the Summer 1994, Schwann "Spectrum", p. 548
           % = listed in Spring 1992, dropped from Summer 1992
         p.# = Schwann listing page number

   Solo Albums

#01)t 1978 * Turning: Turning Back                      Windham Hill   1004
#02)t 1979 * Slow Circle                                Windham Hill   1009
#03)t 1981 * Clockwork                                  Windham Hill   1018
#04)t 1983 * Southern Exposure                          Windham Hill   1030
#05)t 1991 * Deep at Night                              Windham Hill   1100
#06)t 1992 * A Windham Hill Retropective                Windham Hill  11113
#07)t 1993 * The World's Getting Loud                   Windham Hill  11131

#08)t 1987 * Altiplano                            RCA Victor - Novus   3016

   Various Artists Collections

#09)p 1981 * Windham Hill Records Sampler '81           Windham Hill   1015
#10)p 1982 * Windham Hill Sampler '82                   Windham Hill   1024
#11)p 1983 * An Evening with Windham Hill Live          Windham Hill   1026
#12)p 1984 * Windham Hill Records Sampler '84           Windham Hill   1035
#13)p 1990 * Windham Hill: The First Ten Years          Windham Hill   1095
#14)p 1991 * Windham Hill Records Guitar Sampler,Vol.2  Windham Hill   1106
#15)  1991 * Windham Hill Records Sampler '92           Windham Hill  11109
#16)  1992 * The Impressionists:A Windham Hill Sampler  Windham Hill  11116
#17)  1994 * Windham Hill Records Sampler '94           Windham Hill  11138

   with Daniel Hecht

#18)p 1980   Willow                                     Windham Hill   1013

   Books

#19)t 1992   Guitar Collection                           Hal Leonard songbk

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Full Discography:                                                    Owners
                                                                     ------
[number] = Actual albums I have seen
"Owners" = Who owns the album I saw
              (see the complete code list in "/pub/music/folk/library")
         I = solo fingerstyle guitar instrumental

----------Windham Hill

#01)  1978   Turning: Turning Back [LP: WH-1004]                        {A}
#01                                (CS: WT-1004) *
#01                                [CD: WD-1004] *                      {W}
---                                                 CD times
#01.  A1 I 2:50  Turning                              2:51
#01.  A2 I 2:53  Swordfish                            2:51
#01.  A3 I 2:49  Luther's Lullaby                     2:46
#01.  A4 I 4:29  Blood and Jasmine                    4:26
#01.  A5 I 4:20  Window                               4:15
#01.  B1 I 2:38  Children's Dance                     2:38
#01.  B2 I 2:40  Waltz and March of the Rhinoceri     2:48
#01.  B3 I 2:16  Alpine Medley                        2:16
#01.  B4 I 3:25  Autumn Song                          3:25
#01.  B5 I 5:22  Turning Back                         5:20
           
#02)  1979   Slow Circle [LP: WH-1009]                                  {E}
#02                      (CS: WT-1009) *
#02                      (CD: WD-1009) *
---                                                        Guitar tunings
#02.  A1 I 4:09  Causeway                                 E B E F# B E  (1)
#02.  A2 I 3:24  Inverness                                E B E F# B E  (1)
#02.  A3 I 2:51  Klamath                                  E B E G  A D  (2)
#02.  A4 I 5:17  Sleeping Lady                            E B E F# B D  (4)
#02.  A5 I 4:18  Slow Circle I                            E B E G  A D  (2)
#02.  B1 I 2:56  Slow Circle II                           E B E G  A D  (2)
#02.  B2 I 3:36  White Rain                               E B E F# B E  (1)
#02.  B3 I 4:03  March Sky                                E B E F# B E  (1)
#02.  B4 I 6:10  Midwestern Snow                          E B E G# B D# (3)

#03)  1981   Clockwork [LP: WH-1018]                                    {A}
#03                    (CS: WT-1018) *
#03                    (CD: WD-1018) *
---
#03.  A1   6:34  Thirty-six
#03.  A2   6:25  Two Color Dream
#03.  A3   6:54  Clockwork
#03.  B1 I 1:49  Opening       (Bougainvillea Suite)
#03.  B2 I 3:55  Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea Suite)
#03.  B3 I 1:14  Elegy         (Bougainvillea Suite)
#03.  B4   5:55  Sorta Samba   (Bougainvillea Suite)
#03.  B5   4:43  Part Five     (Bougainvillea Suite)
                    Scott Cossu: piano (A1)
                    Michael Spiro: percussion (A1,A3)
                    Chuck Greenberg: soprano sax, lyricon (A2,A3,B5)
                    Patrick O'Hearn: fretless bass (A2,A3)
                    Kurt Wortman: drums (A2)
                    Darol Anger: violin (B4,B5)
                    Mike Marshall: mandolin (B4,B5)
                    Rob Wasserman: bass (B4,B5)

#04)  1983   Southern Exposure [LP: WH-1030]                         {A}{F}
#04                            (CS: WT-1030) *
#04                            (CD: WD-1030) *
---
#04.  A1 I 2:29  Overland
#04.  A2 I 4:16  Blue and White
#04.  A3 I 4:40  36 (variation of "Thirty-six" on "Clockwork" album)
#04.  A4 I 4:55  Cumulus
#04.  A5 I 1:55  Southern Exposure
#04.  B1 I 4:02  Western
#04.  B2 I 3:37  Street Waltz
#04.  B3 I 4:39  Heavy Feet
#04.  B4 I 3:04  Empty Room
#04.  B5 I 4:19  Subway

#05)  1991   Deep at Night (LP: WH-1100)
#05                        [CS: WT-1100] *                              {A}
#05                        (CD: WD-1100) *
---
#05.  A1 I 2:53  Mirage
#05.  A2 I 5:09  Deep at Night
#05.  A3 I 3:55  Charlotte
#05.  A4 I 1:56  Short Order
#05.  A5 I 4:33  Indian Summer
#05.  B1 I 4:13  Blue Trout
#05.  B2 I 4:39  Waltz #4
#05.  B3 I 4:02  Arcos
#05.  B4 I 2:05  Mirror, The
#05.  B5 I 6:38  Hidden Voices

#06)  1992   A Windham Hill Retropective [CS: 11113-4] * 3-92           {A}
#06                                      [CD: 11113-2] *                {C}
---
---                                                                    From
#06.  A1 I 2:35  Overland                                               #04
#06.  A2 I 4:10  Causeway                                               #02
#06.  A3 I 4:02  Western                                                #04
#06.  A4 I 4:26  Window                                                 #01
#06.  A5   6:23  Clockwork                                              #11
#06.  A6 I 4:13  Blue Trout                                             #05
#06.  A7 I 3:35  White Rain                                             #02
#06.  A8 I 4:55  Cumulus                                                #04
#06.  B1 I 4:07  Momentary Change of Heart, A                           #14
#06.  B2 I 2:46  Luther's Lullaby                                       #01
#06.  B3 I 3:55  Charlotte                                              #05
#06.  B4 I 9:00  Turning: Turning Back                                  #11
#06.  B5 I 2:38  Children's Dance                                       #01
#06.  B6 I 2:53  Mirage                                                 #05
#06.  B7 I 2:56  Slow Circle II                                         #02
#06.  B8 I 4:26  Blood and Jasmine                                      #01
                    Chuck Greenberg: lyricon (A5)
                    Darol Anger: violin (A5)
                    Michael Manring: fretless bass (A5)
                    Michael Spiro: percussion (A5)

#07)  1993   The World's Getting Loud [CS: 11131-4] * 6-93              {A}
#07                                   (CD: 11131-2) *
---          (release date 7-13-93)
---
#07.  A1   4:18  Bright Sky
#07.  A2   5:52  Facing South
#07.  A3   3:36  World's Getting Loud, The
#07.  A4   5:45  McCoy
#07.  A5   2:59  Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
#07.  B1   5:21  Bigfoot
#07.  B2   5:06  Roundabout
#07.  B3   3:47  Viajes
#07.  B4 I 2:07  Doorman Blues
#07.  B5   4:13  Monkulator, The
                    Alex de Grassi: acoustic guitar, classical guitar
                                    sympitar (A5 and others)
                    Luis Conte: percussion (A1,A2,A3,A4,B1,B2)
                    John Santos: percussion (B3)
                    Keith Terry: brushes, body music (B5)
                    Enrique Cruz: kenacho, antara, sikus (B3)
                    Claudio Amaral: voice (B2)
                    Steve Erquiaga: cavaquinho (A2)
                    Judd Miller: synthesizer programming and EVI
                    Andy Narell: keyboards

----------RCA Victor - Novus

#08)  1987   Altiplano [CS: 3016-4-N] * (CrO2) 6-87                    {AB}
#08                    (CD: 3016-2-N) *
---          (track times are not listed on the cassette)
---
#08.  A1    :    Altiplano
#08.  A2    :    First Time
#08.  A3    :    Doumbek
#08.  A4    :    Digital Interlude
#08.  B1    :    Fat Boy
#08.  B2    :    Lila
#08.  B3 I  :    McCormick
#08.  B4    :    MTY
                    Alex de Grassi: acoustic and classical guitars
                                    guitar synthesizer
                    Clifford Carter: piano, synthesizers
                    Mark Egan: fretless bass
                    Chris Parker: drums
                    Todd Phillips: acoustic bass
                    Zakir Hussain: tabla
                    Vince Delgado: doumbek
                    Mark Darnell: guitar synthesizer programming
                    Claudia Gomez: voice (B2)
                    Jamii Symadzinski: violin
                    Roger Squitero: congas, percussion
                    Michael Spiro: cymbals

----------Windham Hill - collections

#09)  1981   Windham Hill Records Sampler '81 [LP: WH-1015] %          {AM}
#09             p.558,662                     (CS: WT-1015) *
#09                                           (CD: WD-1015) *
---          (all 9 tracks are listed in "collections.new_age")
---                                        
#09.  A4   2:38  Children's Dance
#09.  B2   5:17  Sleeping Lady

#10)  1982   Windham Hill Records Sampler '82 (LP: WH-1024) %
#10             p.558,662                     (CS: WB-1024) %
#10                                           (CS: WT-1024) *
#10                                           [CD: WD-1024] *           {D}
---          (all 9 tracks are listed in "collections.new_age")
---                                                                    From
#10.   9   6:54  Clockwork                                              #03

#11)  1983   An Evening with Windham Hill Live [LP: WH-1026] %          {E}
#11             p.558,659                      (CS: WT-1026) *
#11                                            (CD: WD-1026) *
---          (all 8 tracks are listed in "collections.guitar")
---
#11.  A2 I 9:00  Turning: Turning Back
#11.  A3   6:23  Clockwork
                    Chuck Greenberg: lyricon (A3)
                    Darol Anger: violin (A3)
                    Michael Manring: fretless bass (A3)
                    Michael Spiro: percussion (A3)

#12)  1984   Windham Hill Records Sampler '84 [LP: WH-1035]             {E}
#12             p.558,662                     (LP: WH6-1035) %
#12                                           (CS: WB-1035) %
#12                                           (CS: WT6-1035) %
#12                                           (CS: WT-1035) *
#12                                           (CD: WD-1035) *
---          (all 8 tracks are listed in "collections.new_age")
---
---                                                                    From
#12.  B2 I 4:02  Western                                                #04

#13)  1990   Windham Hill: The First Ten Years (2LP: WH-1095)
#13             p.662                          [2CS: WT-1095] * 9-90   {AF}
#13                                             [CD: WD-1095] *         {C}
---          (all 33 tracks are listed in "collections.new_age")
---                                                                    from
#13.  A2 I 3:36  White Rain                                             #02
#13.  B2   6:23  Clockwork                                              #11

#14)  1991   Windham Hill Records Guitar Sampler, Vol. 2 [CS: WT-1106] *{A}
#14             p.662                               6-91 (CD: WT-1106) *
---          (all 10 tracks are listed in "collections.guitar")
---
#14.  A1 I 4:07  Momentary Change of Heart, A
#14.  A2 I 5:07  Deep at Night

#15)  1991   Windham Hill Records Sampler '92 (LP: WH-11109) % 9-91
#15             p.661                         (CS: 01934-11109-4) *
#15                                           (CS: 01934-11109-2) *
             (selections by Alex de Grassi, William Ackerman, Michael
              Hedges, Michael Manring, Nightnoise, Mark Isham, Schonherz &
              Scott, Montreux, David Torn, Philip Aaberg, Liz Story,
              Modern Mandolin Quartet)

#16)  1992   The Impressionists: A Windham Hill Sampler
#16             p.558                            (CS: 11116-4) * 10-92
#16                                              (CD: 11116-2) *
             (selections by Alex de Grassi, Steve Erquiaga, Nightnoise,
              Philip Aaberg, Tim Story, John Beasley, Henry Butler,
              Paul McCandless, Liz Story, Turtle Island String Quartet,
              Schonherz & Scott, Modern Mandolin Quartet)

#17)  1994   Windham Hill Records Sampler '94 (CS: 11138-4) * 2-94
#17             p.55                          (CD: 11138-2) *
             (selections by Alex de Grassi, William Ackerman, Psychograss,
              Philip Aaberg, Steve Erquiaga, Nightnoise, Aqarela Carioca,
              Gaia, Liz Story, Modern Mandolin Quartet, Scott Cossu,
              Ray Lynch, 0Oystein Sevag)

Duet on an album by Daniel Hecht:

#18)  1980   Willow        (LP: WH-1013) %
#18             p.310,430  [CS: WT-1013] %                              {A}
#18                        [CD: WD-1013]                                {W}
---          (all 10 tracks are listed in "hecht.daniel")
---      D = duet fingerstyle guitar instrumental
---
#18.   4 D 3:05  Jimmy Blue Eyes (w/Daniel Hecht)
                    Daniel Hecht: 6 and 12 string guitars
                    Alex de Grassi: lead guitar
                       (Alex de Grassi is not credited as the second
                        guitarist in the cassette liner notes.)

Books:

#19)  1992   "Guitar Collection"                                        {A}
---              by Alex de Grassi, Milwaukee, WI, Hal Leonard
---          Publishing Corp., 71 p., ISBN: 0-7935-0303-5.
---          (all titles in both tablature and standard notation)
---
#19.  book TAB   Children's Dance                                      p. 9
#19.  book TAB   Causeway                                              p.40
#19.  book TAB   Inverness                                             p.49
#19.  book TAB   McCormick                                             p.15
#19.  book TAB   Mirage                                                p.54
#19.  book TAB   Overland                                              p.65
#19.  book TAB   Slow Circle                                           p.35
#19.  book TAB   Southern Exposure                                     p.22
#19.  book TAB   Turning                                               p.58
#19.  book TAB   Western                                               p.25

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#C)  Articles/Reviews (top/bottom of page)

Articles:
#98  "?", by ?
         Guitar Player, 2/85 (reprinted in #ah)
     "Pro's Reply - Alex de Grassi: New Directions", By Jas Obrecht
         Guitar Player, 6/87, p. 22 (reprinted in #ah)
#99  "Hidden Voices", by Dale Miller
---     .Acoustic Guitar, 9-10/91, Vol. 2(2), p. 37-42
---
#99.  mag  TAB   Mirage
                    (excerpt from #19)

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#D)  Sources (top/bottom of page)

     See my Bibliography for complete bibliographical information.

#ab  1989, Birosik, "The New Age Music Guide", p. 41
#ai  1989, Eremo, "New Age Musicians", p. 25-28
#cx  1992, Erlewine, "All Music Guide", p. 543
#cr  1987, Schaefer, "New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music",
              p. 197, 198, 200, 214, 215, 219
#cs  1992, Slonimsky, "Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians", p.408

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