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Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 44794   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Enrique GranadosManuel de FallaIsaac AlbenizFrancisco Tarrega,   ... 
Performer:  John Williams
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Danzas (12) españolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
2.
Homenaje "Le tombeau de Claude Debussy" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
3.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andres Segovia 
4.
Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5.
Fandanguillo for Guitar, Op. 36 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
Homenaje a Tárrega for Guitar, Op. 69: no 2, Soleares by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
7.
Ráfaga for Guitar, Op. 53 by Joaquin Turina
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
8.
El testamento d'Amelia by Traditional
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Miguel Llobet 
9.
El Colibri by Julio Sagreras
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  30th St Studio, CBS Records, New York 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10.
Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 1, Preludio [Asturias, Op. 47 no 5] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andres Segovia
This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Asturias" (Op 47,
no 5) nine years after the composer's death. 
11.
Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "España": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andres Segovia 
12.
Piezas (3) españolas for Guitar: no 1, Fandango by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
13.
Valses poeticos by Enrique Granados
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 7 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
14.
Sonata for Keyboard in D major, Op. 13 by Mateo Pérez de Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Classical 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
15.
El sombrero de tres picos: Dance of the Corregidor by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
16.
El sombrero de tres picos: Fisherman's Song by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
17.
El sombrero de tres picos: Miller's Dance "Farruca" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
18.
Canciones (10) populares catalanas: no 1, La nit de Nadal by Miguel Llobet
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1918; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
19.
El noy de la mare by Traditional
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Miguel Llobet 
20.
Tonadillas en un estilo antiguo: no 8, La maja de Goya by Enrique Granados
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910-1911; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 
21.
Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 4, Córdoba by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Bishopsgate Institute Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: John Williams 

Sound Samples

Spanish Dance No. 5
Homanaje (Instrumental)
Sevilla (Instrumental - From Suite Española, Op. 47)
Recuerdos de La Alhambra (Instrumental)
Fandanguillo, Op. 36 (Instrumental)
Soleares (No. 2 from Hommage à Tarrega)
Ràfaga (Instrumental)
El Testamen de Amelia (Instrumental)
El Colibri
Asturias
Tango
Fandango from Tres Piezas españolas for Guitar
Valses Poéticos
Sonata in D
The Corregidor's Dance
Fisherman's Song
The Miller's Dance
La Nit de Nadal
El Noy de La Mare
La Maja de Goya
Cordoba

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