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Rodrigo: Concierto De Aranjuez, Etc / John Williams


Release Date: 07/27/1989 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Digital Masters Catalog #: 45648   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Isaac AlbenizJoaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams
Conductor:  Louis Frémaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Suite española, Op. 47: no 1, Granada by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
2. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Louis Frémaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
3. Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Louis Frémaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
4. 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: 1980 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
Notes: This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Asturias" (Op 47,
no 5) nine years after the composer's death. 
5. Barcarola for Piano, Op. 202 "Mallorca" by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1891; London, England 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
6. Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 4, Córdoba by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 
7. Pequeñas piezas (3) for Guitar : Pequeña Sevillana by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Venue:  Air Studios, London, England 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro con spirito
II. Adagio
III. Allegro gentile
I. Villano y Ricercare. Adagietto - Andante moderato
II. Españoleta y Fanfare de la Caballeriade Napoles. Adagio - Allegretto, molto ritmico; Tempo de Españoleta
III. Danza de las Hachas. Allegro con brio
IV. Canario. Allegro ma non troppo
Granada
Asturias
Sevilla
Mallorca (Barcarola), Op. 202
Córdoba

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