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Essential Guitar - 34 Guitar Masterpieces / Romero, Segovia


Release Date: 08/13/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470477   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Joaquin RodrigoIsaac AlbenizCeledonio RomeroAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Pepe RomeroCelin RomeroGöran SöllscherEduardo Fernandez,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Neville MarrinerGeorge MalcolmEnrique JordaKenneth Sillito,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the FieldsLos RomerosEnglish Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Length: 22 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2.
Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "España": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Celin Romero (Guitar), Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
3.
Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 1, Preludio [Asturias, Op. 47 no 5] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Pepe Romero.
This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Asturias" (Op 47,
no 5) nine years after the composer's death. 
4.
Malagueña by Celedonio Romero
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5.
Jeux interdits by Anonymous
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6.
Danzas (12) españolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar), Celin Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1900; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
7.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 1, Granada by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Celin Romero. 
8.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009: 3rd movement, Courante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Celin Romero. 
9.
Noche en Málaga by Celedonio Romero
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Romeros
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
10.
The Deer Hunter: Cavatina by Stanley Myers
Performer:  Göran Söllscher (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: John Williams. 
11.
Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Eduardo Fernández. 
12.
Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
13.
Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gian-Francesco Malipiero. 
14.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Miguel Llobet. 
15.
Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Canción de cuna by Leo Brouwer
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1978; Cuba 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17.
Escenas Brasileñas: Batucada by Isaias Savio
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; Brazil 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
18.
Estudio brilliante by Jean-Delphin Alard
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Francisco Tarrega. 
19.
La vida breve: Dance by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Nicola Hall (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nicola Hall. 
20.
Pieces (3) for Guitar, Op. 65: no 1, Fantaisie hongroise by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Nicola Hall (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
21.
Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Nicola Hall (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nicola Hall. 
22.
Concerto for Cello in D major, G 479: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Conductor:  Enrique Jorda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Classical 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Gaspar Cassadó. 
23.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: John Duarte. 
24.
Preludes (5) for Guitar, W 419: no 1 in E minor, Andante espressivo by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Julian Bream (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
25.
Concerto for Oboe in D minor: 2nd movement, Adagio 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: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexandre Lagoya. 
26.
Bachianas brasileiras no 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1945; Brazil 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexandre Lagoya. 
27.
Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar), Ida Presti (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexandre Lagoya. 
28.
Hoy de ayer by Manuel Enriquez
Performer:  Paco Peña (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1981; Mexico 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Adopted by Manuel Enriquez from a Traditional song.
This selection is an ADD recording. 
29.
Romanza de los Piños by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Pepe Romero (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
30.
Castillos de España (14) for Guitar: no 7, Torija by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
31.
Castillos de España (14) for Guitar: no 5, Alcañín by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
32.
Concerto for Guitar, Op. 67: 3rd movement, Con brio by Malcolm Arnold
Performer:  Eduardo Fernandez (Guitar)
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
33.
Fantasía para un gentilhombre: 1st movement, Villano y Ricercare by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Conductor:  Antonio de Almeida
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 

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