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Classical Guitar Favourites / Kraft, Garcia, Cassovia, Breiner


Release Date: 03/27/2012 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8503260   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dionysio AguadoFrancisco TarregaNiccolò PaganiniFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Norbert KraftGerald GarciaKarol PetrocziMaria Licková,   ... 
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Though the origins of the modern guitar are virtually unknown, the sound of the instrument is found in musical compositions dating dating back almost seven hundred years. Classical Guitar Favourites will take you on a relaxing journey through three centuries of music andmany European countries. From a romantic gondola ride in Venice, to the snow-capped mountains of the Austrian Alps, to a Nineteenth Century ballroom in Barcelona, the beautiful music of the classical guitar will flood your soul and take you to places that you may have never dreamed. Though the origins of the modern guitar are virtually unknown, the sound of the instrument is found in musical compositions dating dating back almost seven hundred years. Classical Guitar Favourites will take you on a relaxing journey through three centuries of music andmany European countries. From a romantic gondola ride in Venice, to the snow-capped mountains of the Austrian Alps, to a Nineteenth Century ballroom in Barcelona, the beautiful music of the classical guitar will flood your soul and take you to places that you may have never dreamed. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Minuet for Guitar by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
2. Andante for Guitar by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
3. Méthode complète pour la guitare: Lesson no 15 by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825/1830; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. Méthode complète pour la guitare: Lesson no 29 by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825/1830; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5. Méthode complète pour la guitare: Lesson no 19 by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825/1830; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 0 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6. Méthode complète pour la guitare: Lesson no 26 by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7. Méthode complète pour la guitare: Study no 17 by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825/1830; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8. Méthode complète pour la guitare: Lesson no 24 by Dionysio Aguado
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825/1830; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
9. Rosita by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 30 Secs. 
10. Mazurkas (4) for Guitar: no 3, Marieta by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
11. Mazurkas (4) for Guitar: no 4, Sueño by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
12. Mazurkas (4) for Guitar: no 1 in G minor, Adelita by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
13. Mazurka for guitar in G major by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
14. Preludes (16) for Guitar: no 9 in D minor, Endecha by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
15. Preludes (16) for Guitar: no 8 in E major, Lágrima by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
16. Alborada by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
17. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
18. Gavotte for Guitar "Maria" by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
19. Preludes (16) for Guitar: no 1 in E major by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
20. Preludes (16) for Guitar: no 11 in D major by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 
21. 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 39 Secs. 
22. Songs (6), Op. 19a: no 6, Reiselied 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 18 Secs. 
23. Songs (6), Op. 19a: no 4, Neue Liebe by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
24. 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 39 Secs. 
25. 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 30 Secs. 
26. 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: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
27. 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 16 Secs. 
28. Lob der Tränen, D 711 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
29. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 1, Liebesbotschaft by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
30. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
31. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 10, Das Fischermädchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
32. Winterreise, D 911/Op. 89: no 13, Die Post by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
33. Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 11 no 2/RV 277 "Il favorito" by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1729; Venice, Italy 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 16 Minutes 39 Secs. 
34. Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in C major, RV 82 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Karol Petroczi (Viola d'amore), Maria Licková (Harpsichord),
Pavol Gimcik (Cello)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 10 Minutes 50 Secs. 
35. Trio Sonata for Violin, Lute and Basso Continuo in G minor, RV 85 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar), Karol Petroczi (Viola d'amore), Maria Licková (Harpsichord),
Pavol Gimcik (Cello)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 9 Minutes 12 Secs. 
36. Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93 by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 10 Minutes 13 Secs. 
37. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 5, Aufenthalt by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
38. 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 45 Secs. 
39. Estudios (20) for Guitar: no 20, Estudio brillante de Alard by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
40. Grand Valse by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
41. Grand Sonata for Violin and Guitar in A major by Niccolò Paganini
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1989 
Venue:  Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 17 Secs. 
42. Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1052 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
Conductor:  Peter Breiner
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 27 Minutes 44 Secs. 
43. Minuet for guitar in A major, Op. 11/6 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
44. Etude for guitar in B minor (Segovia Edition No. 5), Op. 35/22 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
45. Etude for guitar in A major (Segovia Edition No. 10), Op. 31/19 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
46. Etude for guitar in D major (Segovia Edition No. 6), Op. 35/17 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
47. Etude for guitar in D minor (Segovia Edition No. 13), Op. 6/9 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
48. Etude for guitar in A major (Segovia Edition No. 12), Op. 6/6 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
49. Etude for guitar in E minor (Segovia Edition No. 17), Op. 6/11 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
50. Etude for guitar in C major (Segovia Edition No. 2), Op. 35/13 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 0 Minutes 42 Secs. 
51. Etude for guitar in A major (Segovia Edition No. 14), Op. 6/12 by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
52. Sonata for guitar, Op. 22: Minuetto by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Norbert Kraft (Guitar)
Period: Classical 
Written: Spain 
Date of Recording: 08/1993 
Venue:  St. John Chrysostom Church, Newmarket, C 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 

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