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Guitar Recital / Cordova


Release Date: 05/10/2019 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573972  
Composer:  Manuel PonceJohann Kaspar MertzFederico Moreno-TorrobaFrancisco Tarrega,   ... 
Performer:  Alejandro Córdova
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Acclaimed soloist and First Prize winner at the 2017 Tarrega International Guitar Competition, Alejandro Cordova has chosen a programme that presents five acknowledged masterpieces of the guitar repertoire, while also paying tribute to the great Andres Segovia- an inspiration to composers such as Manuel Ponce, whose Sonatina meridional evokes the lyrical warmth of Iberia. Covering a wide range of techniques and expressive forms that reveal the guitar’s sheer versatility, the distinctive Spanish moods and rhythms of Torroba, Jose and Tarrega are further contrasted by Johann Kaspar Mertz’s deeply eloquent Elegie. Alejandro Cordova was born in Cordoba, Mexico. His unique style is based on his exceptional musicality and technical prowess. He Read more began his studies with Jesus Pena before attending the Faculty of Music of the University of Veracruz where he was under the tutelage of Consuelo Bolio, Massimo Gatta and Alfredo Sanchez. He also studied at the Accademia di chitarra in Pordenone and the Conservatory of Music Jacopo Tomadini, Udine. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonatina meridional by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  Alejandro Córdova (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Paris, France 
2.
Elégie by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Alejandro Córdova (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Hungary 
3.
Sonatina for Guitar in A major by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Alejandro Córdova (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; Spain 
4.
Capricho árabe by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Alejandro Córdova (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
5.
Sonata for Guitar by Antonio José
Performer:  Alejandro Córdova (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; Spain 

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