Sergio Altamura

Sergio Altamura was born in Molfetta, a town in the province of Bari, Italy. He graduated from the University of Bologna’s Department of Music, with a thesis on music semiology. In 1985 he began his career in concerts with various rock groups. Since l993 he has dedicated his time to the study of acoustic guitar. In l995 he began a series of personal concerts which met with wide success in Italy. In l998 he began a new project with The Ark Ensemble in collaboration with the group’s percussionist Pino Basile.

As well as his work as a musician, Altamura also dedicates much of his time to the composition of music for theater, films and documentaries. He has taught since l994 in various cultural centers, and holds yearly seminars on contemporary acoustic guitar techniques.

Altamura has a number of discographic projects: some as soloist, some in a duet, others as part of a quartet, and also as an arranger.

 
CDs by Sergio Altamura

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Les Mille Lumières d'Anita
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Luna
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Mr. Art Valnades

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Sergio Altamura : Blu

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Composed by Sergio Altamura, "Blu" is a 12 track album, which exceeds preconceived contemporary limits of instrumental music for acoustic guitar; with percussion, loops, mechanical fans, intoxicating vocals and other guitars.

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Final Blu
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Down Roma Traffic
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Conversations

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Sergio Altamura : Aria Meccanica

Solo Acoustic Guitar

Sergio Altamura latest release plays more like a movie soundtrack than a instrumental guitar CD. Aria Meccanica plays out scene by scene, creating countless images and setting dark and beautiful moods throughout. Through Altamura's innovative use of looping and effects he takes the compositions to impossible heights and adds so many layers of texture, it builds to full orchestra.

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Funky Sex Republic
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Republic Avenue
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GR Station

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Guitar Republic

Acoustic Guitar Trio

Guitar Republic is the new solo-duo-trio concert by Sergio Altamura, Stefano Barone and Pino Forastiere: music in the widest sound spectrum you may imagine, from the pure acoustic guitar sound to experimental electronics. Rock, improvisation, minimalism, mediterranean colors and rhythms are performed on the same stage by three different citizens of the same Guitar Republic.

Guitar Tabs by Sergio Altamura

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Dragonfly
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Luna

Sergio Altamura : Transcriptions Set 1

This download comes with two songs in MP3 format and matching (Standard Notation & Guitar Tab Format) transcriptions in Adobe PDF format for the following songs:

Drangonfly

Luna


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Aria Meccanica
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Dancing Trees

Sergio Altamura : Transcriptions Set 2

This download comes with two songs in MP3 format and matching (Standard Notation & Guitar Tab Format) transcriptions in Adobe PDF format for the following songs:

Aria Meccanica

Dancing Trees


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Fog

Sergio Altamura : Transcriptions Set 3

This download comes with one song in MP3 format and matching (Standard Notation & Guitar Tab Format) transcription in Adobe PDF format for the following songs:

Fog


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Mr. Art Valnades

Sergio Altamura : Transcriptions Set 4

This download comes with one song in MP3 format and matching (Standard Notation & Guitar Tab Format) transcription in Adobe PDF format for the following songs:

Mr. Art Valnades


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Un Petit Cadeau Pour Amy

Sergio Altamura : Transcriptions Set 5

This download comes with one song in MP3 format and matching (Standard Notation & Guitar Tab Format) transcription in Adobe PDF format for the following songs:

Un Petit Cadeau Pour Amy


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Aria Meccanica
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Dancing Trees
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Fog
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Luna

Sergio Altamura : Transcriptions Set 6

This download comes with seven songs in MP3 format and matching (Standard Notation & Guitar Tab Format) transcriptions in Adobe PDF format for the following songs:

Aria Meccanica, Dancing Trees, Drangonfly, Luna,
Mr. Art Valnades, Un Petit Cadeau Pour Amy, and Fog


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