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The #1 Guitar Album - Segovia, Romero, Bream, Lagoya, Et Al


Release Date: 01/08/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001041302   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAntonio VivaldiJohn DowlandDomenico Scarlatti,   ... 
Performer:  Andrés SegoviaGöran SöllscherPepe RomeroIda Presti,   ... 
Conductor:  Kenneth SillitoSir Neville MarrinerNick IngmanMats Rondin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I MusiciAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsBudapest Film Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mixed 
Length: 2 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) for guitar by various composers. Includes work(s) for guitar by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1952 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
This selection is a monaural recording.
This selection is a mono recording. 
2. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This Suite was trancribed from D major to F major.
Arranger: Börje Sandquist.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
3. Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  I Musici
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 12 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4. Suite for Cello solo no 6 in D major, BWV 1012: 5th movement, Gavotte by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/1952 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
This selection is a monaural recording.
This selection is a mono recording. 
5. My Lady Hunsdons Puffe, P 54 by John Dowland
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 05/2005 
Venue:  Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6. Unnamed piece by John Dowland
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 05/2005 
Venue:  Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium 
Length: 0 Minutes 48 Secs. 
7. Shoemaker's Wife, a Toy, P 58 by John Dowland
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 05/2005 
Venue:  Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
8. Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Ida Presti (Guitar), Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexandre Lagoya. 
9. Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1954 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Andrés Segovia.
This selection is a mono recording. 
10. Clavierbüchlein no 2 for Anna Magdalena Bach: Minuet in G major, BWV Anh. 114 [attrib. Christian Petzold] by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722-1725; Germany 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Minuet in G minor, BWV Anhung 115."
Arrangers: Christian Pezold; Göran Söllscher. 
11. Clavierbüchlein no 2 for Anna Magdalena Bach: Minuet in G minor, BWV Anh. 115 [attrib. Christian Pezold] by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722-1725; Germany 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Minuet in G major, BWV Anhung 114."
Arrangers: Christian Pezold; Göran Söllscher. 
12. Variations for Guitar on a theme from Mozart's "Magic Flute", Op. 9 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1823; London, England 
Date of Recording: 12/1958 
Venue:  London 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Andrés Segovia.
This selection is a mono recording. 
13. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 1, Melodie by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1998 
Venue:  Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Celedonio Romero. 
14. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 10, Fröhlicher Landmann by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1998 
Venue:  Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Celedonio Romero. 
15. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 2, Soldatenmarsch by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1998 
Venue:  Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA 
Length: 0 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Celedonio Romero. 
16. Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1998 
Venue:  Mission San Luis Rey, San Luis Rey, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Celedonio Romero. 
17. Concerto for Oboe in D minor by Alessandro Marcello
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Kenneth Sillito
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 37 Secs. 
18. Jeux interdits: Romance by Narciso Yepes
Performer:  Narciso Yepes (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
19. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Barry Davis (English Horn), Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1978 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 23 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20. Sonata for Guitar in C major, Op. 22: Minuetto by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Julian Bream (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1923; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
21. Preludio in E major by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Julian Bream (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
22. Fiesta in Jerez by Traditional
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Written: Jerez, Andalusia, Sp 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
23. Sevillanas by Traditional
Performer:  Paco Peńa (Guitar)
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
24. Carmen: Suite no 2 - Habańera by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Kenneth Sillito
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
25. Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos: Aria "Cantilena" by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Kenneth Sillito
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
26. Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80: Sicilienne by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Steve Erquiaga (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
27. Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Qui tollis peccata mundi by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Dominic Miller (Guitar)
Conductor:  Nick Ingman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Film Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Dominic Miller; Patrick; Nick Ingman.
This selection is a stereo recording. 
28. Here, There and Everywhere by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Conductor:  Mats Rondin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1966; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
29. The Long and Winding Road by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1969; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 
30. Yesterday by Paul McCartney
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Conductor:  Mats Rondin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1965; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a stereo recording. 

Sound Samples

Suite No.3 in D, BWV 1068 - Arranged for Guitar by Borje Sandquist: Air
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
Suite for Cello Solo No.1 in G, BWV 1007: 1. Prélude
Suite for Cello Solo No.6 in D, BWV 1012 - Transcribed by Segovia, transposed to E major: 5. Gavotte 1 & 2
My Lady Hudson's Allemande
A Piece without Title
The Shoemaker's Wife
Sonate En Mi Majeur, KV 380
Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999 - transcription for guitar in D minor: 1. Prelude
Two Minuets (attributed to Johann SebastianBach) - Arranged by Göran Söllscher
Variations on a Theme by Mozart, Op.9 - Arr. Andrés Segovia
Album für die Jugend, Op.68 - Transcr. Celedonio Romero: Melodie
Album für die Jugend, Op.68 - Transcr. Celedonio Romero: Fröhlicher Landmann
Album für die Jugend, Op.68 - Transcr. Celedonio Romero: Soldatenmarsch
Waltz, Op.39, No.15
Oboe Concerto in D minor: Arr. Guitar and Orchestra: 1. Allegro moderato
Oboe Concerto in D minor: Arr. Guitar and Orchestra: 2. Andante sostenuto
Oboe Concerto in D minor: Arr. Guitar and Orchestra: 3. Allegro
Jeux interdits (Romance)
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
Sonata For Guitar In C, Op.22: 3. Menuetto
Preludio
Fiesta en Jerez
Sevillanas - Arr. Paco Peńa
Danses espagnolas sur les motifs de l'opéra Carmen de Georges Bizet: 2. Habanera
Bachianas brasileiras No.5 for Soprano and Cellos
Pelléas et Mélisande, Op.80: Sicilienne
Mass in B minor, BWV 232 - Arr. Dominic Miller, Nick Patrick, Nick Ingman: Qui Tollis
Beatles Concerto: 3. Here, There & Everywhere
The Long And Winding Road
Beatles Concerto: 4. Yesterday

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