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Romantic Guitar Favourites - Paganini, Et Al / Gerald Garcia


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550296   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnNiccolò PaganiniJohann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These performances are also included in a 4-disc set entitled "The Romance Collection", Naxos 8-504005. These performances are also included in a 4-disc set entitled "The Romance Collection", Naxos 8-504005. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 6, Andante sostenuto "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia 
2. Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 6, Allegretto in F sharp minor "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia 
3. Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 4, Moderato in A major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia 
4. Songs without words, vol 4, Op. 53: no 4, Adagio in F major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia 
5. Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 4, Allegro con anima in G by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia 
6. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 9 in E major "La chasse" by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia 
7. Schubertian Songs (6) for Guitar: no 1, Lob der Tränen by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8. Schubertian Songs (6) for Guitar: no 2, Liebesbotschaft by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
9. Schubertian Songs (6) for Guitar: no 3, Ständchen by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
10. Schubertian Songs (6) for Guitar: no 4, Aufenthalt by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
11. Schubertian Songs (6) for Guitar: no 5, Das Fischermädchen by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12. Schubertian Songs (6) for Guitar: no 6, Die Post by Johann Kaspar Mertz
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
13. Sonata for Guitar in A major, MS 3 "Grande" by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 23 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia. 
14. Songs without words, vol 7, Op. 85: no 2, Allegro agitato in A minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia. 
15. Caprices (24) for Violin solo, Op. 1: no 24 in A minor by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1805; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Gerald Garcia. 

Sound Samples

24 Caprices, Op. 1: No. 9 in E major (arr. for guitar)
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: Song without Words, Op. 19, No. 6, Venetian Boat Song I
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: Song without Words, Op. 19, No. 4
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 4, Op. 53: Song without Words, Op. 53, No. 4
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 7, Op. 85: Song without Words, Op. 85, No. 2
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: Song without Words, Op. 62, No. 4
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 2, Op. 30: Song without Words, Op. 30, No. 6, Venetian Boat Song II
Grand Sonata in A major: I. Allegro risoluto
Grand Sonata in A major: II. Romanza
Grand Sonata in A major: III. Andantino Variato
24 Caprices, Op. 1: No. 1 in E major (arr. for guitar)
Lob der Tranen, Op. 13, No. 2, D. 711 (arr. J. K. Mertz): Lob der Tranen (Praise of Tears), D. 711 (arr. J. K. Mertz)
Schwanengesang, D. 957 (arr. J.K. Mertz): Schwanengesang, D. 957: No. 1. Liebesbotschaft (Love's Messenger) (arr. J. K. Mertz)
Schwanengesang, D. 957 (arr. J.K. Mertz): Schwanengesang, D. 957: No. 4. Standchen (Leise flehen meine Lieder) (arr. J. K. Mertz)
Schwanengesang, D. 957 (arr. J.K. Mertz): Schwanengesang, D. 957: No. 5. Aufenthalt (Delay) (arr. J. K. Mertz)
Schwanengesang, D. 957 (arr. J.K. Mertz): Schwanengesang, D. 957: No. 10. Das Fischermadchen (arr. J. K. Mertz)
Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911 (arr. J.K. Mertz): Winterreise, Op. 89, D. 911: No. 13. Die Post (arr. J. K. Mertz)

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 Soothing Sounds by Guitar May 5, 2014 By bess holloway (Boulder, CO) See All My Reviews "This is a delightful collection of short pieces by three great masters, their works transcribed for guitar. It's easy listening throughout the recording. An all ages treat!" Report Abuse
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