Classical/Nylon 6 String Acoustic Guitar (Manuel Raimundo, Spain) -Any inspiration for choosing this piece?
Inspired by the holidays. -Was this performance improvised or based on a composed work? If composed, is the composer/arrangement known?
Composed and based on an arrangement by Gene Bertoncini. -Were the dissonant chords intentional throughout the piece?
Yes, the familiarity of the melody lends itself nicely to variations that ultimately transform the piece into a unique statement that is constantly changing.