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Segovia - The American Decca Recordings 1
     

Segovia - The American Decca Recordings 1

by Andrés Segovia
 
Andrés Segovia, the acclaimed guitarist, recorded a series of highly-prized albums for the American Decca label in the 1940s and '50s. This box offers the first six albums in this now legendary series, presented for the first time with their original couplings and their original LP-sleeve artwork.

These CDs are newly mastered, with a minimum of intervention, from

Overview

Andrés Segovia, the acclaimed guitarist, recorded a series of highly-prized albums for the American Decca label in the 1940s and '50s. This box offers the first six albums in this now legendary series, presented for the first time with their original couplings and their original LP-sleeve artwork.

These CDs are newly mastered, with a minimum of intervention, from original tapes or tape copies of the original glass masters. The results reveal a new intimacy and delicacy that is completely captivating.

Includes:

  • CD 1: Segovia Vol. 1 Music of Albéniz and Granados / Guitar Recital Vol. 2 Including: Albéniz, Torroba, Tárrega, Granados
  • CD 2: An Andrés Segovia Recital Including: Bach, Ponce, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Torroba
  • CD 3: An Andrés Segovia Concert Including: Visée, Sor, Handel, de Falla, Villa-Lobos
  • CD 4: An Andrés Segovia Program Including: Handel, Chopin, Schumann, Ponce, Brahms
  • CD 5: An Evening with Andrés Segovia Including: Frescobaldi, Rameau, Tansman, Ponce
  • CD 6: Andrés Segovia Plays... Including: Couperin, Haydn, Grieg, Franck

-- From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/26/2009
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028947781332
catalogNumber:
001284002
Rank:
295087

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: 1. Grenada

    1. 1. Grenada  (04:11)
  2. Tonadillas al estilo antiguo, songs (10) for voice & piano, H. 136: 7. La maja de Goya

    1. 7. La maja de Goya  (04:03)
  3. Spanish Dances (12), in 4 volumes for piano, Op. 37, H. 142, DLR 1:2: No. 10. "Melancólica"

    1. No. 10. "Melancólica"  (03:45)
  4. Piezas características (12), for piano, Op. 92, B. 29: 12. Torre Bermeja (serenata)

    1. 12. Torre Bermeja (serenata)  (03:34)
  5. Spanish Dances (12), in 4 volumes for piano, Op. 37, H. 142, DLR 1:2: No. 5 "Andaluza"

    1. No. 5 "Andaluza"  (03:42)
  6. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: No. 3. Sevilla (sevillanas)

    1. No. 3. Sevilla (sevillanas)  (03:55)
  7. Pavan for vihuela No 1  (00:47)
  8. Pavan for vihuela No 2  (00:55)
  9. Pavanas for guitar  (01:21)
  10. Canzone  (01:30)
  11. Salterello, instrumental dance: Saltarello

    1. Saltarello  (00:55)
  12. Burgalesa for guitar in F sharp minor  (01:45)
  13. Characteristic Pieces, for guitar, No. 5, Albada  (01:20)
  14. Suite castellana for guitar: Arada

    1. Arada  (02:47)
  15. Canciones Populares Catalanas (13), folksong arrangements for guitar: El noi de la mare (The Son of the Virgin)

    1. El noi de la mare (The Son of the Virgin)  (01:15)
  16. Canciones Populares Catalanas (13), folksong arrangements for guitar: El testamento de Amelia (Amelia's Testament)

    1. El testamento de Amelia (Amelia's Testament)  (01:47)
  17. Danza Mora for guitar  (01:27)
  18. Minuet  (01:45)
  19. Entrada y Giga, for guitar

    1. Entrada  (01:37)
    2. Giga  (01:27)
  20. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Bourrée

    1. Suite in D minor: Bourrée  (00:42)
  21. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Minueto

    1. Suite in D minor: Minueto  (01:53)

Disc 2

  1. Romanesca (or Guárdame las vacas), for vihuela  (02:00)
  2. Preludio, for guitar (in the style of Weiss)  (02:05)
  3. Balletto for guitar  (02:44)
  4. Gigue for guitar  (04:42)
  5. Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prélude

    1. Prélude  (02:18)
  6. Suite for solo cello No. 6 in D major, BWV 1012: Prélude

    1. Prélude  (03:51)
  7. Sonata for guitar in C Minor, Op. 25: Allegro non troppo

    1. Allegro non troppo  (05:31)
  8. Song without Words for piano No. 6 in G minor ("Venetianisches Gondellied"), Op. 19b/6  (02:53)
  9. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major ("Fantasy"), D. 894 (Op. 78): Menuetto

    1. Menuetto  (05:40)
  10. Sonatina for guitar in A major

    1. Allegretto  (03:40)
    2. Andante  (04:06)
    3. Allegro  (03:37)
  11. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: 5. Asturias (leyenda)

    1. 5. Asturias (leyenda)  (06:24)

Disc 3

  1. Fantasia, No 16  (03:03)
  2. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Prélude

    1. Suite in D minor: Prélude  (00:39)
  3. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Allemande

    1. Suite in D minor: Allemande  (02:28)
  4. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Bourrée

    1. Suite in D minor: Bourrée  (00:43)
  5. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Sarabande

    1. Suite in D minor: Sarabande  (01:44)
  6. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Gavotte

    1. Suite in D minor: Gavotte  (00:56)
  7. Work(s): Suite in D minor: Gigue

    1. Suite in D minor: Gigue  (01:14)
  8. Introduction, Theme, & Variations on a Theme From Mozart's "The Magic Flute, " for guitar, Op. 9  (07:06)
  9. Suite for keyboard in G minor, HWV 453: Minuet 1 & 2. Allegretto grazioso

    1. Minuet 1 & 2. Allegretto grazioso  (02:52)
  10. Gavotte for keyboard in G major, HWV 491  (01:23)
  11. Partita for solo violin No. 1 in B minor, BWV 1002: Bourrée

    1. Bourrée  (03:33)
  12. Suite for solo cello No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009: Courante

    1. Courante  (02:54)
  13. Sonata for guitar in C major, Op. 15: 1. Allegro spiritoso

    1. 1. Allegro spiritoso  (05:40)
  14. Homenaje pour "Le tombeau de Claude Debussy," for guitar, G. 56  (02:37)
  15. Estudio, for guitar No. 7 in E major, A. 235/7  (03:48)

Disc 4

  1. Pavanes for guitar  (01:33)
  2. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.2, No.4 in D minor, HWV 437: Sarbande

    1. Sarbande  (04:00)
  3. Minuet for keyboard in G major, HWV 531  (02:26)
  4. Orfeo ed Euridice (Italian version), opera in 3 acts, Wq. 30: Dance of the Blessed Spirits

    1. Dance of the Blessed Spirits  (02:51)
  5. Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001: Sicilienne

    1. Sicilienne  (03:21)
  6. Suite for lute in E minor, BWV 996 (BC L166): Bourrée

    1. Bourrée  (01:33)
  7. Sonata for guitar in C Minor, Op. 25: Minuetto

    1. Minuetto  (02:47)
  8. Prelude for piano No. 7 in A major, Op. 28/7, CT. 172  (00:58)
  9. Lieder-Album für die Jugend (Song Album for the Young) for voice & piano, Op. 79: 4. Frühlingsgruß: Romanza

    1. 4. Frühlingsgruß: Romanza  (02:27)
  10. Andantino variato, for guitar (after Paganini)  (07:39)
  11. Waltz for piano, 4 hands in B flat major, Op. 39/8  (01:41)
  12. Madroños for guitar  (02:53)
  13. Prelúdio, for guitar No. 1 in E Minor, A. 419/1  (04:21)

Disc 5

  1. Aria with Variations, for guitar (music by Frescobaldi arranged by Segovia)  (05:20)
  2. Work(s): Corrente  (01:20)
  3. Capriccio diabolico, for guitar ("Omaggio a Paganini"), Op. 85  (09:11)
  4. Preludes (24) for guitar: No. 7 in A major

    1. No. 7 in A major  (01:27)
  5. Preludes (24) for guitar: No. 2 in A minor

    1. No. 2 in A minor  (01:17)
  6. Preludes (24) for guitar: No. 9 in E major

    1. No. 9 in E major  (00:36)
  7. Preludes (24) for guitar: No. 8 in F sharp minor

    1. No. 8 in F sharp minor  (01:13)
  8. Preludes (24) for guitar: No. 13 in F sharp major

    1. No. 13 in F sharp major  (01:36)
  9. Preludes (24) for guitar: No. 11 in B major

    1. No. 11 in B major  (00:55)
  10. Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin, for harpsichord: Minuet in G major

    1. Minuet in G major  (03:38)
  11. Cavatina Suite for guitar

    1. 1. Preludio  (02:57)
    2. 2. Sarabande  (03:37)
    3. 3. Scherzino  (02:37)
    4. 4. Barcarola  (03:22)
    5. 5. Danza pomposa  (02:32)
  12. Nocturno for guitar in A minor  (03:31)

Disc 6

  1. Passacaille for harpsichord in C major (Pièces de clavecin, No. 27)  (05:58)
  2. Preludio, for guitar (in the style of Weiss)  (01:48)
  3. Allemande  (02:38)
  4. Symphony No. 96 in D major ("Miracle"), H. 1/96: Minuet and Trio

    1. Minuet and Trio  (04:40)
  5. Lyric Pieces (7) for piano, Book 4, Op. 47: 3. Melodie

    1. 3. Melodie  (03:29)
  6. Canciones populares (3) for guitar: La Valentina  (01:30)
  7. Serenata burlesca  (02:54)
  8. Sonata for keyboard in B minor (Probestücke Sonata No. 4), H. 73, Wq. 63/4: Siciliana in F sharp minor

    1. Siciliana in F sharp minor  (03:35)
  9. L'organiste Vol.1, for organ (or harmonium), M. 41: Quasi lento (Preludio)

    1. Quasi lento (Preludio)  (01:08)
  10. L'organiste Vol.1, for organ (or harmonium), M. 41: Andantino poco Allegretto

    1. Andantino poco Allegretto  (03:03)
  11. Thème, Varié et Finale for guitar  (07:56)
  12. Canción, for guitar  (01:06)
  13. Guitarreo, for guitar  (01:24)
  14. Serenata española for piano in F major  (03:42)

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