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John Williams - The Seville Concert

John Williams
Release Date: 03/27/2007 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4180  
Composer:  Isaac AlbenizJohann Sebastian BachDomenico ScarlattiAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  John Williams
Conductor:  José Buenagu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seville Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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One of the world's most accomplished classical guitarists, John Williams, plays a variety of his favorite classical and flamenco pieces in this concert, recorded during a recital with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla, under the direction of Jose Buenagu. Selections include J.S. Bach's Suite for Lute (Guitar) No. 4 in E Major, BWV 1006a; Suite española, Op. 47 by Isaac Albeniz; and Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra. In addition, this DVD includes a documentary on Williams' life and career, which includes performances with Andres Segovia and Paco Pena.

Region: 1
Running Time: 119 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
One of the world's most accomplished classical guitarists, John Williams, plays a variety of his favorite classical and flamenco pieces in this concert, recorded during a recital with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla, under the direction of Jose Buenagu. Selections include J.S. Bach's Suite for Lute (Guitar) No. 4 in E Major, BWV 1006a; Suite española, Op. 47 by Isaac Albeniz; and Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra. In addition, this DVD includes a documentary on Williams' life and career, which includes performances with Andres Segovia and Paco Pena.

Region: 1
Running Time: 119 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
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Works on This Recording

1. Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
2. Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: after 1720; Germany 
3. Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 213/L 108 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
4. Concerto for Guitar in D major by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  José Buenagu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seville Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
5. Variations on Sakura by Yuquijiro Yocoh
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
6. Usher Waltz, Op. 29 by Nikita Koshkin
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; USSR 
7. Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 1, Preludio [Asturias, Op. 47 no 5] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
8. Un sueño en la floresta by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Paraguay 
9. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Conductor:  José Buenagu
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Seville Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; Spain 

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