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Artist Portrait - Sharon Isbin


Release Date: 08/10/2004 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 61591   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonio VivaldiJoaquin RodrigoRegino Sainz de la MazaAntonio Lauro,   ... 
Performer:  Sharon IsbinSusanne MentzerGaudencio Thiago de Mello
Conductor:  Howard GriffithsMuhai Tang
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Chamber OrchestraGulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) for gtr by various composers. Soloist: Sharon Isbin. Includes work(s) for gtr by various composers. Soloist: Sharon Isbin. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
2. Aranjuez ma pensée by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968 
3. Zapateado by Regino Sainz de la Maza
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
4. Valses (4) venezolanos for Guitar: no 3, Natalia/Criolla by Antonio Lauro
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; Venezuela 
5. Histórias (3) for Guitar: História do Luar by Laurindo Almeida
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Brazil 
6. Chôro Alegre by Gaudenci Thiago de Mello
Performer:  Gaudencio Thiago de Mello (Percussion), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
7. Black is the color of my true love's hair by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
8. Go 'Way From My Window by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Composition written: USA (1908 - 1929). 
9. Adagio for Organ and Strings in G minor by Tomaso Albinoni
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
Notes: Arranger: John Duarte.
This work was reconstructed by Remo Giazotto in 1945 from a fragment by Albinoni. 
10. Songs (12) for Guitar: Londonderry Air by Toru Takemitsu
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; Japan 
11. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1880-1905; Spain 
12. Plaisir d'amour by Johann Paul A. Martini
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar), Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1775; France 
13. Schwanengesang, D 957: no 4, Ständchen by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano), Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
14. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranger: John Duarte. 
15. Concerto de Gaudi for Guitar: 1st Movement - Allegro by Christopher Rouse
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Muhai Tang
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
16. Concerto for Guitar "Yi2" by Tan Dun
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Muhai Tang
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gulbenkian Foundation Symphony Orchestra Lisbon
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
17. Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Conductor:  Howard Griffiths
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 

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