Respuesta, a virtuoso tour de force for classical guitar by Miguel Llobet, is performed by classical guitarist, Robert Phillips. Once called "unplayable", this piece has been performed and recorded by a handful of artists. Robert plays a Lo Prinzi guitar and uses La Bella guitar strings.He recorded this using Mac Power Book.
Robert holds a B.S. in Music Education from Hofstra University, an M.A. in music from Brooklyn College, and a D.M.A. (Doctor of Musical Arts) from the University of Miami. He is a former student of Rey de la Torre, Carlos Barbosa-Lima, David Starobin, Dennis Koster, Michael Cedric Smith, Rene Gonzalez, and Stanley Solo. He as also performed in master classes by Oscar Ghiglia, Eduardo Fernandez, and Sergio Assad.
He has performed in a variety of venues throughout the world, including Weill Recital Hall at Weill Recital Hall, and Lincoln Center.