Excellent Article on Contemporary Lute Music by Silvia Amato in Hispanic Lyra N°25 with also attention to Gilbert Isbin’s contribution to new lute music repertoire.
Interview on Prepared Guitar Blogspot by Miguel Capon, May 2015
Lute Quarterly Vol. XLVII, N°4 (Lute Society of America) : Belgian lute player Gilbert Isbin is no average lute player. Originally a guitar player he has managed to fuze early music, folk music, and jazz into a unique blend to interpret historical music and create new music.£
Arthur Ness: ‘I’ve enjoyed your lute pieces. There really should be more modern music for our instrument.
Brian Wright (composer, lutenist) : This music you are creating is beautiful, exciting and always stimulating
Dick Hoban (LSA) : This is very interesting music.’
Denys Stephens (UK Lute Society) : ‘This is exciting and attractive lute music’
David Van Ooijen :It is good to see more and more modern music for lute is written, performed and published. This way our beloved instrument will be able to secure a place for itself in the future, not just in the past.