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Laureate Series, Guitar - Michalis Kontaxakis


Release Date: 08/29/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8570191   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Manuel PonceJoaquin ClerchErnst KrenekFrancisco Tarrega,   ... 
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Aram Khachaturian. Soloist: Michalis Kontaxakis. Includes work(s) by Aram Khachaturian. Soloist: Michalis Kontaxakis. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Guitar no 3 by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; Paris, France 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 15 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
2.
Preludios de Primavera "Homenaje a Tárrega" by Joaquin Clerch
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2005 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 13 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
3.
Suite for Guitar, Op. 164 by Ernst Krenek
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 6 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
4.
Introduction and Fantasia on Themes from "La Traviata" by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 7 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
5.
Mazurkas (4) for Guitar: no 3, Marieta by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
6.
Gavotte for Guitar "Maria" by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
7.
Pièces brèves (4) for Guitar by Frank Martin
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Switzerland 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 9 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 
8.
Prelude for Guitar by Aram Khachaturian
Performer:  Michalis Kontaxakis (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USSR 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: St. John Chrysostom, Newmarket, Ontario (03/23/2006 - 03/26/2006) 

Sound Samples

Guitar Sonata No. 3: I. Allegro Moderato
Guitar Sonata No. 3: II. Chanson: Andantino molto espressivo
Guitar Sonata No. 3: III. Allegro non troppo
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): I. Primavera
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): II. Las olas de Moncofa
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): III. Homenaje a Tchaikovsky
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): IV. El Adios
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): V. Y si pienso en la Habana...
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): VI. Souvenir de Granada
Preludios de Primavera (Preludes of Spring): VII. Cuando tu no estas
4 Pieces breves: I. Prelude
4 Pieces breves: II. Air
4 Pieces breves: III. Plainte
4 Pieces breves: IV. Comme une gigue
Suite for Guitar, Op. 164: I. Allegro moderato
Suite for Guitar, Op. 164: II. Andante sostenuto
Suite for Guitar, Op. 164: III. Allegretto
Suite for Guitar, Op. 164: IV. Larghetto
Suite for Guitar, Op. 164: V. Allegro
Verdi - Fantasia sobre motivos de La Traviata: Fantasia on Themes from Verdi's La traviata
4 Mazurkas: Marieta!: Mazurka
Maria: Gavota
Prelude

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