Popular Classics for Spanish Guitar [Hybrid SACD]

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All Music Guide - James Leonard
Popular Classics for Spanish Guitar features the virtuosic Julian Bream at his interpretive best and an exemplary choice of repertoire, and it has been acknowledged as one of the all-time best guitar albums since its original LP release in 1963. That said, the sound of this super-audio digital remastering is hard to take. The original LPs were somewhat distant, but they were clean, honest, and present. On a conventional playback system, however, this remastering sounds so far off that it can hardly be said to be present in any meaningful way. One can hear Bream's strong, supple, and sensitive performances, but he sounds like he's playing somewhere deep inside a vast, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Leonard
Popular Classics for Spanish Guitar features the virtuosic Julian Bream at his interpretive best and an exemplary choice of repertoire, and it has been acknowledged as one of the all-time best guitar albums since its original LP release in 1963. That said, the sound of this super-audio digital remastering is hard to take. The original LPs were somewhat distant, but they were clean, honest, and present. On a conventional playback system, however, this remastering sounds so far off that it can hardly be said to be present in any meaningful way. One can hear Bream's strong, supple, and sensitive performances, but he sounds like he's playing somewhere deep inside a vast, empty cave.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/23/2007
  • Label: Rca
  • UPC: 886970460620
  • Catalog Number: 704606
  • Sales rank: 39,011

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Chôros No. 1, for guitar, "Tipico brasileiro", A. 161 - Heitor Villa-Lobos & Julian Bream (4:54)
    Composed byHeitor Villa-Lobos
  2. 2 Estudio, for guitar No. 11 in E Minor, A. 235/11 - Heitor Villa-Lobos & Julian Bream (4:09)
    Composed byHeitor Villa-Lobos
  3. 3 Madroños for guitar - Federico Moreno Torroba & Julian Bream (3:00)
    Composed byFederico Moreno Torroba
  4. 4–5 Homenaje a Tárrega, for guitar, Op. 69 - Joaquín Turina & Julian Bream (4:08)
    Composed byJoaquín Turina
    1. 4Garrotín
    2. 5Soleares
  5. 6 Prelúdio, for guitar No. 4 in E Minor, A. 419/4 - Heitor Villa-Lobos & Julian Bream (3:12)
    Composed byHeitor Villa-Lobos
  6. 7 Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Granada - Isaac Albéniz & Julian Bream (5:21)
    Composed byIsaac Albéniz
  7. 8 Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Leyenda (Asturias) - Isaac Albéniz & Julian Bream (5:56)
    Composed byIsaac Albéniz
  8. 9 Homenaje pour "Le tombeau de Claude Debussy," for guitar, G. 56 - Manuel de Falla & Julian Bream (4:14)
    Composed byManuel de Falla
  9. 10 El Testament d'Amelia (Amelia's Testament), for guitar (from Canciones populares catalanas) - Miguel Llobet & Julian Bream (2:12)
    Composed byMiguel Llobet
  10. 11 Fandanguillo, for guitar, Op. 36 - Joaquín Turina & Julian Bream (5:13)
    Composed byJoaquín Turina
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Julian Bream Primary Artist
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