WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

The Great Guitar Concertos / John Williams


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 44791   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJoaquin RodrigoMario Castelnuovo-TedescoMauro Giuliani,   ... 
Performer:  John WilliamsChristine Pendrill
Conductor:  John WilliamsLouis FrémauxSir Charles GrovesDaniel Barenboim,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  John Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Barking Town Hall, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2.
Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Christine Pendrill (English Horn), John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Louis Frémaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Spain 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  EMI Studios, London 
Length: 21 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
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 Studios, London 
Length: 21 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Guitar no 1 in D major, Op. 99 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Groves
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Florence, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London 
Length: 21 Minutes 41 Secs. 
5.
Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in C major, RV 82 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  John Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Barking Town Hall, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: This arrangement is performed in A major. 
6.
Concerto for Guitar no 1 in A major, Op. 30 by Mauro Giuliani
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  John Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Venue:  Barking Town Hall, London 
Length: 21 Minutes 54 Secs. 
7.
Concerto for Guitar, W 501 by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; Brazil 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Venue:  CBS Studios, London 
Length: 18 Minutes 49 Secs. 
8.
Concierto del Sur for Guitar by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1940; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  London 
Length: 24 Minutes 39 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
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
I. Allegretto
II. Andantino alla romanza
III. Ritmico e cavalleresco
I. Allegro non molto
II. Larghetto
III. Allegro
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andantino siciliano
III. Alla polacca
I. Allegro preciso
II. Andantino e andante: Cadenza
III. Allegretto non troppo
I. Allegretto
II. Andante
III. Allegro moderato e festivo

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In