david leisner
guitarist and composer
Outreach in Abiquiu, New Mexico   3:49
Excerpts from David Leisner's unique outreach performance in Abiquiu, New Mexico.  The
audience was mostly kids with a few adults, and he plays a little Leisner and Jobim and makes a
few demonstrations about the guitar.
wenzeslaus matiegka sonata op. 31, no. 6, 3rd movement, live   3:25
Live performance at the National Guitar Summer Workshop, July 2010.  Filmed with a
hand-held iphone 4 in an alternative venue, chosen because it had air conditioning on a very hot
night.  The sound is not great, but it's a fine performance.
Bach chaconne, live    13:32
Live performance at the National Guitar Summer Workshop, July 2010.  Filmed with a
hand-held iphone 4 in an alternative venue, chosen because it had air conditioning on a very
hot night.  The sound is not great, but it's a fine performance.
Explaining some of his ideas for curing focal dystonia   9:31
An excerpt from Hungarian documentary filmmaker Eszter Hajdu's Demon Hands about
different people's experience with focal dystonia.  Leisner describes and demonstrates some
of the basic principles that he discovered along his path to curing focal dystonia in himself
and others.
Wenzeslaus Matiegka Sonata op. 31, no. 6, 2nd movement, live   2:46
Live performance on the Wichita Guitar Society's Guest Artist series, March 2007.  The
recorded sound is a bit harsh, but the performance quality is good.
tenor william ferguson and leisner, dominick argento "Johann
Sebastian Bach" (letters from composers), live   3:11
Performed on the Concert Guild Series at Washington and Lee University in Lexington,
Virginia, November 2010.  This is a clever setting of a letter written by Bach to the Town
Council of Leipzig asking them for money.
tenor william ferguson and leisner, george gershwin, somebody
loves me, live   2:25
Performed on the Concert Guild Series at Washington and Lee University in Lexington,
Virginia, November 2010.
tenor william ferguson and leisner, george gershwin, they can't
take that away from me, Live   3:27
Performed on the Concert Guild Series at Washington and Lee University in Lexington,
Virginia, November 2010.
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