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Icon - Andrés Segovia - The Master Guitarist Plays Albéniz, Bach, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, et al

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for lute in E minor, BWV 996
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001
>Ponce, Manuel : Suite for guitar in A minor ("in the Style of Weiss")
>Sor, Fernando [Composer] : Introduction, Theme & Variations on a theme from Mozart's "The Magic Flute," for guitar, Op. 9
>Visée, Robert de : Minuet for Guitar
>Froberger, Johann Jacob : Gigue
>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Sonatina for guitar
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12
>Malats, Joaquin : Serenata espanola for piano in F major
>Tárrega, Francisco : Recuerdos de la Alhambra
>Tárrega, Francisco : Etude in A major
>Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario : Sonata for guitar ("Omaggio a Boccherini"), Op. 77
>Albéniz, Isaac : Suite espanola no 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7
>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Suite castellana for guitar
>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Preludio for guitar in E major
>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Nocturno for guitar in A minor
>Turina, Joaquin : Fandanguillo
>Granados, Enrique : Danse espagnole, Op. 37/5
>Ponce, Manuel : Sonata for Guitar no 3
>Ponce, Manuel : Postlude for guitar
>Ponce, Manuel : Piezas (4) for Guitar
>Ponce, Manuel : Petite Valse for guitar
>Ponce, Manuel : Folias de Espana, 20 variations and fugue for guitar
>Sor, Fernando [Composer] : Divertimenti (6), for guitar, Op. 2
>Crespo, Jorge Gomez : Nortena for guitar
>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Etudes (12) for Guitar, W 235
>Ponce, Manuel : Sonata Clasica for guitar (Hommage a Fernando Sor)
>Ponce, Manuel : Sonatina meridional
>Segovia, Andres : Etude for guitar ("Estudio Sin Luz")
>Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario : Aranci in Fiore, Op. 87a
>Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario : Guitar Concerto no 1 in D major, Op. 99
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Notes & Reviews:

A new release in the recently-launched EMI Classics Icon Series, this 3-CD set is dedicated to classical guitar legend Andres Segovia. Frequently hailed as the world's greatest guitar player, Segovia was the first to lend a real sense of legitimacy to the instrument, bringing it to the concert stage and displaying the elegant, subtle, nuanced expression it was capable of. His undisputed virtuosity and charisma has won him numerous awards and acclamations (including a Grammy for Best Classical Instrumentalist).



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 :: Gavotte
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for Cello solo no 3 in C major, BWV 1009 :: Courante
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for solo cello no 1 in G major, BWV 1007 :: Prelude
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Prelude for Lute in C minor, BWV 999
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Suite for lute in E minor, BWV 996 :: Allemande
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: after 1712

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Sonata for Violin solo no 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 :: Fugue
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Ponce, Manuel : Suite for guitar in A minor ("in the Style of Weiss")
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1929

>Sor, Fernando [Composer] : Introduction, Theme & Variations on a theme from Mozart's "The Magic Flute," for guitar, Op. 9
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1820-1823

>Robert de Visée (circa 1655 - circa 1732) : Minuet for Guitar
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Froberger, Johann Jacob : Gigue
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Sonatina for guitar :: Allegretto
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1926

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Quartet for Strings no 1 in E flat major, Op. 12 :: Canzonetta
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 09/14/1829

>Malats, Joaquin : Serenata española for piano in F major
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1895-1910

>Francisco Tárrega (Composer) (1852 - 1909) : Recuerdos de la Alhambra
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: circa 1880-1905

>Francisco Tárrega (Composer) (1852 - 1909) : Etude in A major
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario : Sonata for guitar ("Omaggio a Boccherini"), Op. 77 :: Vivo e energico
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Isaac Albéniz (Composer) (1860 - 1909) : Suite española no 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7 :: 1. Granada
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Isaac Albéniz (Composer) (1860 - 1909) : Suite española no 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7 :: 3. Sevilla
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Suite castellana for guitar :: Fandanguillo
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Preludio for guitar in E major
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1928

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Nocturno for guitar in A minor
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1926

>Joaquín Turina (Composer) (1882 - 1949) : Fandanguillo
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Enriqué Granados (1867 - 1916) : Danse espagnole, Op. 37/5 :: 2
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888-1890

>Enriqué Granados (1867 - 1916) : Danse espagnole, Op. 37/5 :: 2
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888-1890

>Ponce, Manuel : Sonata for Guitar no 3 :: 1.
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927

>Ponce, Manuel : Sonata for Guitar no 3 :: 2. Canción
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1927

>Ponce, Manuel : Postlude for guitar
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Ponce, Manuel : Piezas (4) for Guitar
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1932

>Ponce, Manuel : Petite Valse for guitar
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz

>Ponce, Manuel : Folias de España, 20 variations and fugue for guitar :: Theme, Variations & Fugue
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Notes: Small Queen's Hall, London, England (10/06/1930-10/07/1930)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 :: 4. Bourrée -
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Violin solo no 1 in B minor, BWV 1002 :: Double
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Sor, Fernando [Composer] : Divertimenti (6), for guitar, Op. 2 :: 3. Andantino
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Suite castellana for guitar :: 1. Fandanguillo
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Torroba, Federico Moreno : Suite castellana for guitar :: 2. Arada
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Joaquín Turina (Composer) (1882 - 1949) : Fandanguillo
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1926

>Crespo, Jorge Gomez : Norteña for guitar
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Etudes (12) for Guitar, W 235
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1929

>Villa-Lobos, Heitor : Etudes (12) for Guitar, W 235
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1929

>Ponce, Manuel : Sonata Clásica for guitar (Hommage à Fernando Sor) :: 4. Allegro
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1930

>Ponce, Manuel : Sonatina meridional
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (06/29/1949-06/30/1949)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1932

>Andrés Segovia (1893 - 1987) : Etude for guitar ("Estudio Sin Luz")
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1955

>Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario : Aranci in Fiore, Op. 87a
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario : Guitar Concerto no 1 in D major, Op. 99
  • Performer: Andrés Segovia (Guitar)
  • Conductor: Alec Sherman
  • Ensemble: New London Orchestra
  • Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London, England (07/11/1949-07/12/1949)
  • Running Time: 18 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1939