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The Artistry Of Christopher Parkening


Release Date: 05/11/1993 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54853   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachAlexandre TansmanFernando SorManuel Ponce,   ... 
Performer:  Christopher Parkening
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
This selection was previously released on Andel S36019 "In the Classic Style" in 1968. 
2.
Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: 2nd movement, Fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
This selection was previously released on Angel S36019 "In the Classic Style" in 1968. 
3.
Suite for Cello solo no 1 in G major, BWV 1007: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia with added harmonies by Manuel Ponce
This selection was previously released on angel S36019 "In the Classic Style" in 1968. 
4.
Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009: 3rd movement, Courante by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
This selections was previously release on Angel S36019 "In the Classic Stlye" in 1968. 
5.
Cavatina for Guitar: Danza pomposa by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was previously released on Angel S36019 "In the Classic Stlye" in 1968. 
6.
Etude for Guitar no 3 in A major by Fernando Sor
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selections was previously released on Angel S36020 "In the Spanish Stlye" in 1968. 
7.
Preludio for Guitar "In the style of Weiss" by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Mexico 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was previously released on Angel S36019 "In the Classic Stlye" in 1968. 
8.
Pieces (2) for Lute by Anonymous
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Spain 
Length: 1 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
The Bianco fiore is attributed to Cesare Negri; the Saltarello to Vincenzo Galilei. Both works were transcribed from a 16th centruy codex by Oscar Chilesotti. 
9.
Platero and I, Op. 190: Melancolia by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was previously released on Angel AS36021 "Romanza" in 1969. 
10.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 26, Moderato con grazia by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia
This selection was previously released on Angel S36021"Romanza" in 1969. 
11.
Suite compostelana: Cuna by Federico Mompou
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; Spain 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was previously released on Angel S36021 "Romanza" in 1969. 
12.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Christopher Parkening (No 1) and Jack Marshall (No 2 and 3)
This selection was previously released on Angel S36053 "Parkening and the Guitar" in 1976. 
13.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Jack Marshall
This selection was previously released on Angel S36053 "Parkening and the Guitar" in 1976. 
14.
Pieces (3) for Piano: no 1, Pastorale by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928/1953; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Jack Marshall
This selection was previously released on Angel S36053 "Parkening and the Guitar" in 1976. 
15.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Jerrold Hyman
This selection was previously released on Angel S36053 "Parkening and the Guitar" in 1976. 
16.
Ma mčre l'oye: Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908-1910; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Jerrold Hyman
This selection was previously released on Angel S36053 "Parkening and the Guitar" in 1976. 
17.
Afro-Cuban Lullaby by Traditional
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Jack Marshall 
18.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 13 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Andrés Segovia 
19.
Cavatina for Guitar: Scherzino by Alexandre Tansman
Performer:  Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was previously released on Angel S36019 "In the Classic Style" in 1968. 

Sound Samples

Prelude for Lute (J.S. Bach, BWV 999)
Fugue from Violin Sonata No. 1 (J.S. Bach, BWV 1001)
Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1
Courante from cello Suite No. 3 (J.S Bach, BWV 1009)
Chaconne
Two Renaissance Pieces for Lute
Preludio
Scherzino from Cavatina
Danza pomposa from Cavatina
Estudio No. 3 in A Major
Melancolia
Andante Cantabile
Cuna
Gymnopedie No. 1
Gymnopedie No. 2
Gymnopedie No. 3
The Girl With The Flaxen Hair
Pastourelle
Pavane of the Sleeping Beauty
Empress of the Pagodas
Afro-Cuban Lullaby

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