Best Guitar 100

Release Date: 6/24/2008
Catalog Number: 5099921524127
Number of Discs: 6

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Includes work(s) by various composers. Soloists: Manuel Barrueco, Julian Bream, Sharon Isbin, Christopher Parkening, Andrés Segovia.
Works on This Recording
1. Partita for Lute in E major, BWV 1006a: 3rd movement, Gavotte en Rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Sharon Isbin (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: after 1720 ; Germany
2. Allemande by John Dowland
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance
3. Prelude, Fugue and Allegro for Lute in E flat major, BWV 998: Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1740 ; Leipzig, Germany
4. Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 4th movement, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: 17th Century ; Germany
6. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor: Paul Shure
Orchestra/Ensemble: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1723 ; Leipzig, Germany
7. Chamber Concerto for Lute and 2 Violins in D major, RV 93: 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor: Iona Brown
Period: Baroque
8. Livre de guittarre dédié au roy: Suite no 11 in B minor: Prélude-Allemande-Gigue by Robert de Visée
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1686 ; France
9. O mia cieca e dura sorte by Vincenzo Capirola
Performer: Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1520 ; Italy
10. Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: 18th Century ;
11. Pavan, '(The) Countess of Pembroke's Paradise' by Anthony Holborne
Performer: Anthony Bailes (Lute)
12. Galliard "Heigh ho Holiday" by Anthony Holborne
Performer: Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1599 ; England
13. Diferencias sobre "Guárdame las vacas" by Luis de Narváez
Performer: Oscar Ghiglia (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1538 ; Spain
14. Suite for Lute in G major by Denis Gaultier
Performer: Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Period: Baroque
15. Concerto for Harpsichord in E major, BWV 1053: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor: Paul Shure
Orchestra/Ensemble: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1738-1739 ; Leipzig, Germany
16. Pièces de luth, Book 2: Pièces in F sharp minor by Charles Mouton
Performer: Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Period: Baroque
17. Secretum musarum, book 2: no 25, Carillon de Village by Nicolas Vallet
Performer: Anthony Bailes (Lute)
Period: Baroque
18. Sonata for Harpsichord in A major, K 322/L 483 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: 18th Century ;
19. Fantasia for Lute by Silvius Leopold Weiss
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
Written: 18th Century ; Germany
20. Concerto for Mandolin in C major, RV 425: 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor: Iona Brown
Period: Baroque
21. Suite Española for Guitar: La Miñona de Cataluña by Gaspar Sanz
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Baroque
22. Variations for Guitar on a theme from Mozart's "Magic Flute", Op. 9 by Fernando Sor
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1823 ; London, England
23. Sonata for Guitar in D major, Op. 14 "Grand Solo" by Fernando Sor
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1823 ; London, England
24. Suite española, Op. 47: no 1, Granada by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; Madrid, Spain
25. Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; Madrid, Spain
26. Capricho árabe by Francisco Tarrega
Performer: Wulfin Lieske (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
27. Preludes (16) for Guitar: no 8 in E major, Lágrima by Francisco Tarrega
Performer: Wulfin Lieske (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
28. Gavotte for Guitar "Maria" by Francisco Tarrega
Performer: Wulfin Lieske (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
29. Mazurka for Guitar by Francisco Tarrega
Performer: Wulfin Lieske (Guitar)
30. Recuerdos de la Alhambra by Francisco Tarrega
Performer: Wulfin Lieske (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1880-1905 ; Spain
31. Recuerdos de Viaje, Op. 71: no 1, En el mar "Barcarola" by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1887 ; Madrid, Spain
32. Recuerdos de Viaje, Op. 71: no 3, Leyenda by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1887 ; Madrid, Spain
33. Recuerdos de Viaje, Op. 71: no 6, Puerta del tierra by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1887 ; Madrid, Spain
34. Recuerdos de Viaje, Op. 71: no 8, Rumores de la caleta by Isaac Albeniz
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
35. Serenata española for Piano in F major by Joaquin Malats
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
36. Canciones (10) populares catalanas: no 6, Canço del lladre by Miguel Llobet
Performer: Wulfin Lieske (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1918 ; Spain
37. Jeux interdits: Romance by Narciso Yepes
Performer: Pierre Laniau (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
38. El sombrero de tres picos: Miller's Dance "Farruca" by Manuel de Falla
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; Spain
39. El sombrero de tres picos: Miller's Wife "Fandango" by Manuel de Falla
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; Spain
40. Sonata a la española by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1969 ; Spain
41. Tonadillas en un estilo antiguo: no 8, La maja de Goya by Enrique Granados
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910-1911 ; Spain
42. Danzas (12) españolas for Piano, Op. 37: no 5, Andaluza by Enrique Granados
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892-1900 ; Spain
43. Invocación y Danza for Guitar "Hommage a M de Falla" by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1961 ; Spain
44. Piezas (3) españolas for Guitar: no 1, Fandango by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; Spain
45. Piezas (3) españolas for Guitar: no 2, Passacaglia by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; Spain
46. Piezas (3) españolas for Guitar: no 3, Zapateado by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; Spain
47. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 1st movement, Allegro con spirito by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Angel Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; Spain
48. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 2nd movement, Adagio by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Angel Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; Spain
49. Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar: 3rd movement, Allegro gentile by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Angel Romero (Guitar)
Conductor: André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; Spain
50. Concierto madrigal for 2 Guitars: no 1, Fanfare by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Alfonso Moreno (Guitar), Deborah Mariotti (Guitar)
Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ; Spain
51. Concierto madrigal for 2 Guitars: no 6, Pastoral by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Alfonso Moreno (Guitar), Deborah Mariotti (Guitar)
Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ; Spain
52. Concierto madrigal for 2 Guitars: no 7, Fandango by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Alfonso Moreno (Guitar), Deborah Mariotti (Guitar)
Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ; Spain
53. Concierto madrigal for 2 Guitars: no 8, Arieta by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Alfonso Moreno (Guitar), Deborah Mariotti (Guitar)
Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ; Spain
54. Concierto madrigal for 2 Guitars: no 9, Zapateado by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Alfonso Moreno (Guitar), Deborah Mariotti (Guitar)
Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1968 ; Spain
55. Concierto andaluz for 4 Guitars and Orchestra: 1st movement, Tiempo de bolero by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Jésus Ruiz (Guitar), Cecilia López (Guitar), Minerva Garibay (Guitar), Alfonso Moreno (Guitar)
Conductor: Enrique Bátiz
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mexican State Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1967 ; Spain
56. Fantasía para un gentilhombre: 1st movement, Villano y Ricercare by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Conductor: Antoni Ros Marbà
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; Spain
57. Fantasía para un gentilhombre: 3rd movement, Danza de las Hachas by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Conductor: Antoni Ros Marbà
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Modern
Written: 1954 ; Spain
58. Fantasía para un gentilhombre: 4th movement, Canario by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Conductor: Antoni Ros Marbà
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; Spain
59. Suite Andina: Aconquija by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1923 ; Paraguay
60. Las Abejas by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1921 ; Paraguay
61. Chôros no 1 for Guitar by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; Brazil
62. Etudes (12) for Guitar, W 235: no 1 in E minor by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Oscar Ghiglia (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1929 ; Paris, France
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: circa 1925 ; Paraguay
64. La catedral by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1921 ; Paraguay
65. Tristes (5) for Piano: no 4 by Julián Aguirre
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
66. Waltzes (6) for Guitar, Op. 8: no 4 in G major by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer: Dario Rossetti-Bonell (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1923 ; Paraguay
67. Mazurka apasionata by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer: Dario Rossetti-Bonell (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; Paraguay
68. Preludes (5) for Guitar, W 419: no 1 in E minor, Andante espressivo by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; Brazil
69. Preludes (5) for Guitar, W 419: no 3 in A minor, Arpeggins - Allegro moderato by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; Brazil
70. Preludes (5) for Guitar, W 419: no 5 in D major, Andantino by Heitor Villa-Lobos
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; Brazil
71. Canciones (3) populares mexicanas by Manuel Ponce
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
72. Estrellita by Manuel Ponce
Performer: Eliot Fisk (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1912 ; Mexico
73. La muerte del Angel by Astor Piazzolla
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1962 ; Argentina
74. Suite venezolana for Guitar: no 2, Danza negra by Antonio Lauro
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963 ; Argentina
75. Suite venezolana for Guitar: no 4, Valse by Antonio Lauro
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963 ; Argentina
76. Valses (4) venezolanos for Guitar: no 3, Natalia/Criolla by Antonio Lauro
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963 ; Venezuela
77. Concerto for Guitar, Op. 67: 1st movement, Allegro by Malcolm Arnold
Performer: Julian Bream (Guitar)
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Period: 20th Century
78. Homenaje a la guitarra by Eduardo Sainz de la Maza
Performer: Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
79. Penny Lane by Paul McCartney
Performer: David Tannenbaum (Guitar), Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1967 ; England
80. Concerto for Guitar: 3rd movement, Celebration by Elmer Bernstein
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Conductor: Elmer Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
81. Yesterday by Paul McCartney
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1965 ; England
82. Bookends by Lou Harrison
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
83. Eleanor Rigby by Paul McCartney
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Conductor: Jeremy Lubbock
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1966 ; England
84. Köln Concert: Part IIc by Keith Jarrett
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
85. Ojos brujos by Leo Brouwer
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1978 ; Cuba
86. Temas populares cubanos (3): Guajira criolla by Leo Brouwer
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
87. Estudio sin luz by Andrés Segovia
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
88. Madroños by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer: Angel Romero (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
89. Sonata for Guitar: 3rd movement, Bárbaro by Manuel Buenagu
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
90. Sonatina for guitar in A major: Allegretto by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: Modern
Written: 1926 ; Spain
91. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer: Peter Laniau (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
92. Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by Benjamin Britten
Performer: Carlos Bonell (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1963 ; England
93. Bagatelles (5) for Guitar: no 4, Sempre espressivo by Sir William Walton
Performer: Carlos Bonell (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1972 ; England
94. Suite compostelana: Cancion by Federico Mompou
Performer: Oscar Ghiglia (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1962 ; Spain
95. Tarantella for Guitar, Op. 87b by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Performer: Oscar Ghiglia (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1936 ; Italy
96. Homenaje a Tárrega for Guitar, Op. 69 by Joaquin Turina
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1932 ; Spain
97. Valses poeticos by Enrique Granados
Performer: Dario Rossetti-Bonell (Guitar)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Spain
98. Homenaje "Le tombeau de Claude Debussy" by Manuel de Falla
Performer: Manuel Barrueco (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1920 ; Spain
99. Fantasía para un gentilhombre: 2nd movement, Españoleta by Joaquin Rodrigo
Performer: Ernesto Bitetti (Guitar)
Conductor: Antoni Ros Marbà
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; Spain
100. Terpsichore: Suite in D major by Michael Praetorius
Performer: Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1612 ; Germany
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