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Ultimate Classical Guitar - The Essential Masterpieces


Release Date: 08/26/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001158402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Heitor Villa-LobosEduardo FernandezLeo BrouwerAgustín Barrios Mangoré,   ... 
Performer:  Eduardo FernandezPepe RomeroAlexandre LagoyaCatherine Michel,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonio de AlmeidaSir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera OrchestraI MusiciAcademy of St. Martin in the Fields
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 5 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Chôros no 1 for Guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2. Vieja canción by Eduardo Fernandez
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
3. Danza característica by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; Cuba 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4. Danza Paraguaya by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1924; Paraguay 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
5. Choro da saudade by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1929; Paraguay 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6. Triste no 1 by Eduardo Fabini
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Uruguay 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eduardo Fernández. 
7. Suite Andina: Aire de zamba by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Paraguay 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
8. Amanecer by Gentil Montaña
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
9. Suite populaire brésilienne, W 20: no 1, Mazurka Chôro by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; Brazil 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
10. Seis por Derecho by Antonio Lauro
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Venezuela 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
11. Fiesta en Jerez by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Written: Jerez, Andalusia, Sp 
Length: 9 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12. Garrotín by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Written: Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
13. Peteneras by Anonymous
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
14. Jota by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
15. Farruca by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Written: Galicia 
Length: 5 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16. Zorongo by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
17. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
18. Vidalita by Giuseppe Sinopoli
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
19. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 21 Minutes 0 Secs. 
20. Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV 85 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Pepe Romero. 
21. Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in C major, RV 82 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Pepe Romero. 
22. Concerto for Guitar no 1 in A major, Op. 30 by Mauro Giuliani
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 22 Minutes 1 Secs. 
23. Concerto for Guitar no 3 in F major, Op. 70 by Mauro Giuliani
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Length: 27 Minutes 7 Secs. 
24. Suite Colombiana no 2 by Gentil Montaña
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 13 Minutes 12 Secs. 
25. Valses (4) venezolanos for Guitar by Antonio Lauro
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; Venezuela 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alirio Diaz. 
26. Temas populares cubanos (3) by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Cuba 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
27. Dos temas populaires cubanos Cancio de cuna by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Length: 5 Minutes 2 Secs. 
28. Suite populaire brésilienne, W 20: no 2, Schottish Chôro by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; Brazil 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
29. Suite populaire brésilienne, W 20: no 3, Waltz Chôro by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
30. Suite populaire brésilienne, W 20: no 4, Gavotte Chôro by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; Brazil 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
31. Suite populaire brésilienne, W 20: no 5, Chôrinho by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1912; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
32. A la Cubana, Op. 36 by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
33. Verdiales by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Verdiales, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
34. Tanguillos by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
35. Carabana gitana by Anonymous
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
36. Lamento Andaluz by Anonymous
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
37. Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 
38. Concierto serenata for Harp by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Catherine Michel (Harp)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; Spain 
39. Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
40. Concerto for Flute in G minor, Op. 10 no 2/RV 439 "La notte" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1728; Venice, Italy 
41. Concerto for Viola d'Amore and Lute in D minor, RV 540 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Massimo Paris (Viola d'amore), Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
42. Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 

Sound Samples

Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: 1. Allegro con spirito
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: 2. Adagio
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra: 3. Allegro gentile
Fantasía para un gentilhombre for Guitar and Small Orchestra: 1. Villano y Ricercare (Adagietto - Andante moderato)
Fantasía para un gentilhombre for Guitar and Small Orchestra: 2. Españoleta y Fanfare de la Caballería de Nápoles (Adagio - Allegretto molto ritmico)
Fantasía para un gentilhombre for Guitar and Small Orchestra: 3. Danza de las hachas (Allegro con brio)
Fantasía para un gentilhombre for Guitar and Small Orchestra: 4. Canario (Allegro ma non troppo)
Concerto Serenade for Harp and Orchestra: 1. Estudiantina (Allegro ma non troppo - Andante)
Concerto Serenade for Harp and Orchestra: 2. Intermezzo con aria (Adagio - Allegro moderato)
Concerto Serenade for Harp and Orchestra: 3. Sarao (Allegro deciso)
Mandolin Concerto in C, R.425: 1. Allegro
Mandolin Concerto in C, R.425 - Arr. for Guitar, Strings and Continuo by Pepe Romero (b.1944): 2. Largo
Mandolin Concerto in C, R.425 - Arr. for Guitar, Strings and Continuo by Pepe Romero (b.1944): 3. (Allegro)
Concerto for Guitar and Strings in G minor, Op.10, No.2, R.439 - Arr. from Flute Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 No. 2, R.439: 1. Largo
Concerto for Guitar and Strings in G minor, Op.10, No.2, R.439 - Arr. from Flute Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 No. 2, R.439: 2. Fantasmi (Presto)
Concerto for Guitar and Strings in G minor, Op.10, No.2, R.439 - Arr. from Flute Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 No. 2, R.439: 3. Largo
Concerto for Guitar and Strings in G minor, Op.10, No.2, R.439 - Arr. from Flute Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 No. 2, R.439: 4. Presto
Concerto for Guitar and Strings in G minor, Op.10, No.2, R.439 - Arr. from Flute Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 No. 2, R.439: 5. Il sonno (Largo)
Concerto for Guitar and Strings in G minor, Op.10, No.2, R.439 - Arr. from Flute Concerto in G minor, Op. 10 No. 2, R.439: 6. Allegro
Concerto for Viola d'amore, Lute, Strings and Continuo in D minor , RV.540 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 1. Allegro
Concerto for Viola d'amore, Lute, Strings and Continuo in D minor , RV.540 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 2. Largo
Concerto for Viola d'amore, Lute, Strings and Continuo in D minor , RV.540 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 3. Allegro
Concerto for Lute, 2 Violins and Continuo in D, RV.93: 1. (Allegro giusto)
Concerto for Lute, 2 Violins and Continuo in D, RV.93: 2. Largo
Concerto for Lute, 2 Violins and Continuo in D, RV.93: 3. Allegro
Sonata for Violin, Lute and Continuo, RV.85 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 1. Andante molto
Sonata for Violin, Lute and Continuo, RV.85 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 2. Larghetto
Sonata for Violin, Lute and Continuo, RV.85 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 3. Allegro
Sonata for Lute, Violin and Continuo, RV.82 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 1. Allegro non molto
Sonata for Lute, Violin and Continuo, RV.82 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 2. Larghetto
Sonata for Lute, Violin and Continuo, RV.82 - Arr. for guitar: Pepe Romero: 3. Allegro

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 Nothing "Classic" Here January 7, 2013 By James W. (Annapolis, MD) See All My Reviews "First, the shipment arrived damaged, 2 cases fractured. Second, disappointed with the collection. Main issue, Vivaldi concerti as classical guitar, not likely. Where are other classical guitarists?" Report Abuse
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