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The Andres Segovia Archive - The Complete Guitar Music Written For Segovia

Brignolo / Orch Del Conservataorio Di Alessandria
Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 9427   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Aloys FornerodFernande PeyrotIgnace StrasfogelHans Haug,   ... 
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo
Number of Discs: 7 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Andrés Segovia, born in 1893 in Linares, Spain, was one of the most important musicians of the 20th century; a virtuoso guitarist whose contribution to modern-Romantic repertoire included both commissions and transcriptions of baroque/classical works. Until recently, a significant portion of his music library remained either unknown or consigned to the depths of history: only in 2001, when the Italian composer, guitarist and scholar Angelo Gilardino was given permission to open the crates containing the maestro's personal collection of music, did the true extent of his vast repertoire come to light.

The collection The Andrés Segovia Archive was thus created with the aim of making available to all the works
Read more written for Segovia which remained unpublished (and in some cases never performed) during his lifetime, and here it is played by esteemed Italian guitarist Ermanno Brignolo -- himself the dedicatee of numerous works by composers such as Ronca and Porqueddu. From Fenerod Peyrot's Thème et variations to Arregui's Piezas líricas, the compilation touches on a number of countries, revealing Segovia's immense international stature at that time. Brignolo presents an engaging tribute to a precious heritage, one whose range of styles has only served to further enrich 20th-century guitar music.

Other information:
Recorded May 2011 -- March 2013. Made in collaboration with Associazione PuntoPrimo, Comune di Costigliole and Costigliole Cultura.
- Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia was without doubt one of the most (if not most) important and influential guitarists of the 20th century. His role in the popularisation of his instrument was immense.
- Many 20th century composers wrote and dedicated guitar works for him, works which often remained unknown and unpublished, kept under lock in Segovia's personal archive. Only in 2001 the archive was disclosed, and it took guitarist and scholar Angelo Gilardino several years to sort out this vast body of guitar works.
- Brilliant Classics is proud to issue the complete archive of works written for Andres Segovia by composers from all over the world, some relatively unknown, some of international reputation (Tansman, Moreno-Torroba, Berkeley, Mompou, Cassado, Castelnuovo-Tedesco).
- A treasure trove of unknown guitar works, 20th century gems written for and inspired by that giant of the guitar, Andres Segovia!
- Contains extensive notes on the archive as well as biographies on the performer and conductor.
- Brignolo plays Urs Langenbacher (2010) & Fratelli Masetti (1963) guitars. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Prelude for Guitar, Op. 13 by Aloys Fornerod
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
2.
Theme and Variations for Guitar by Fernande Peyrot
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
3.
Prelude, Elegie and Rondo by Ignace Strasfogel
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
4.
Etude for Guitar by Hans Haug
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955 
5.
Passacaglia for Guitar by Hans Haug
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
6.
Tarantella, Op. 87a "Aranci in fiore" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Italy 
7.
Sonata for Guitar in D major, Op. 77 "Omaggio a Boccherini" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Italy 
8.
Capriccio Diabolico for Guitar, Op. 85 "Omaggio a Paganini" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Florence, Italy 
9.
Alba (Legenda) by Hans Haug
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
10.
Prélude, Tiento et Toccata by Hans Haug
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
11.
Due Canzoni italiane by Elsa Olivieri Sangiacomo
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
12.
Sonata for Guitar in E major by Ettore Desderi
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
13.
Due Pezzi by Vito Frazzi
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
14.
Segovia by Ida Presti
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
15.
Piccolo jazz, Op. 16 by Alvaro Company
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
16.
Preludio, Op. 17 by Alvaro Company
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
17.
Preludio, Op. 19 No. 1a by Alvaro Company
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
18.
Ninna nanna, Op. 19 No. 2 by Alvaro Company
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
19.
Un’immagine, Op. 24 by Alvaro Company
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
20.
Preludio, Op. 19 No. 1b by Alvaro Company
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
21.
Colloquio con Andrés Segovia by Angelo Gilardino
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Italy 
22.
Chansons populaires (2) for Guitar by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1978; France 
23.
Inventions (5) for Guitar by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
24.
Passacaille for Guitar by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
25.
Pièces brèves (5) by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
26.
Prelude and Interlude for Guitar by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
27.
Tempi di Mazurka (4) for Guitar by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
28.
Sonatina for Guitar by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
29.
Hommage à Manuel de Falla by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
30.
Cançò en el mar by Jaume Pahissa
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
31.
Sardana chigiana by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
32.
Préambulo and Sardana by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
33.
Leyenda catalana by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: Modern 
34.
Catalanesca by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
35.
Canción de Leonardo by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
36.
Cantos populares finlandeses (2) by Gaspar Cassadó
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
37.
Una leyenda by Pedro Sanjuán
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923 
38.
Cuadros by Raoul Laparra
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
39.
Piezas líricas (5) for Guitar by Vicente Arregui
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
40.
Errimina by Antonio Jose de San Sebastian
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
41.
Fantasia Sonata for Guitar, Op. A 22 by Juan Manén
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
42.
Temas de recuerdos (3) by Jaume Pahissa
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
43.
Pequeña suite, Op. 80 No. 1 by Guillermo Uribe Holguin
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
44.
Sonata fantasia for Guitar by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Spain 
45.
Cançons i dansas (14): no 10, Cántigas de Alfonso X by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Spain 
46.
Suite compostelana by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Spain 
47.
Briviesca by Henri Collet
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
48.
Sicilienne by Raymond Petit
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
49.
Fantasie by Pierre de Bréville
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
50.
Spiritual by Pierre-Octave Ferroud
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
51.
Suite by Raymond Moulaert
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
52.
Sonatina for Guitar by Cyril Scott
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1927; England 
53.
Pieces (4) for Guitar by Lennox Berkeley
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
54.
Pièces (4) by Henry Martelli
Performer:  Ermanno Brignolo (Guitar)

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