Guitarist

The Guitarist

by John Williams [guitar]
     
 
John Williams, recognized universally as the leading classical guitarist in the world today, is revered internationally for his supreme mastery of the instrument and extraordinary interpretative abilities. As this great artist celebrates his 70th birthday, Sony Classical commemorates the occasion with a new limited edition collection, John Williams - The Guitarist<

Overview

John Williams, recognized universally as the leading classical guitarist in the world today, is revered internationally for his supreme mastery of the instrument and extraordinary interpretative abilities. As this great artist celebrates his 70th birthday, Sony Classical commemorates the occasion with a new limited edition collection, John Williams - The Guitarist. This specially-priced set showcases the music of John Williams in its full virtuosic brilliance with an anthology of popular guitar classics ranging from Rodrigo to Morricone, thematically arranged on 3 CDs. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
05/31/2011
Label:
Sony Classics
UPC:
0886978808226
catalogNumber:
788082
Rank:
74109

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Partita for lute in E major, BWV 1006a (BC L171): Prelude

    1. Prelude  (04:21)
  2. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: No. 5. Asturias

    1. No. 5. Asturias  (06:01)
  3. La Catedral (The Cathedral), for guitar  (06:56)
  4. Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: Chaconne

    1. Chaconne  (13:52)
  5. Passacaglia for lute  (04:08)
  6. Canarios [I], for guitar (Instrucción de Música sobre la Guitarra Española, Book 1)  (01:22)
  7. Homenaje a Tárrega, for guitar, Op. 69: Soleares

    1. Soleares  (02:04)
  8. Recuerdos de la Alhambra, for guitar  (03:32)
  9. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: No. 3. Sevilla

    1. No. 3. Sevilla  (04:39)
  10. Preludio for guitar in C minor  (02:15)
  11. Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios, for guitar ("El Ultimo Trémolo;" "El Ultimo Canto")  (03:27)
  12. La maja de Goya, song for soprano & piano (Tonadillas al estilo antiguo, No. 8), H. 136/8  (03:43)
  13. Natalia, for guitar  (02:51)
  14. El Colibri for guitar ("The Hummingbird")  (01:17)
  15. Fandango for guitar (Piezas españolas No. 1)  (03:46)
  16. La Huida de los Amantes por el Valle de los Echos, for guitar (Black Decameron No. 2)  (04:25)

Disc 2

  1. Cavatina (from "The Deer Hunter")  (03:09)
  2. Romance  (03:18)
  3. Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50  (05:05)
  4. Gymnopedie for piano No. 3  (02:29)
  5. Pieces (5) from Venezuela, for guitar: Cántico

    1. Cántico  (01:35)
  6. El Condor Pasa, traditional melody  (03:46)
  7. Schindler's List, film score: Main Theme

    1. Main Theme  (03:05)
  8. Gabriel's Oboe, theme from the film "The Mission"  (07:09)
  9. The Entertainer, for piano  (02:53)
  10. Mitopa  (03:25)
  11. El Marabino (The Half-caste)  (01:20)
  12. Nelly, for guitar  (02:22)
  13. N'kosi sikelel' i Afrika  (03:54)

Disc 3

  1. Lute (Chamber) Concerto, for lute (or guitar), 2 violins & continuo in D major, RV 93: 1. Allegro giusto

    1. 1. Allegro giusto  (03:47)
  2. Galliard  (01:24)
  3. Sonata for arpeggione & piano in A minor ("Arpeggione Sonata"), D. 821: 2. Adagio

    1. 2. Adagio  (04:13)
  4. Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A major, Op. 30 (versions for guitar & orch; gt. & string quartet): 2. Andantino

    1. 2. Andantino  (05:42)
  5. Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3  (05:07)
  6. Le jardin de Dolly, for piano, 4 hands or orchestra (Dolly, suite), Op. 56/3  (03:26)
  7. Cantos de España, pieces (5) for piano, Op. 232, B. 44: No. 4. Córdoba (Nocturne)

    1. No. 4. Córdoba (Nocturne)  (06:25)
  8. Salut d'amour, for violin & piano, Op. 12  (02:50)
  9. Concierto de Aranjuez, for guitar & orchestra: 2. Adagio

    1. 2. Adagio  (10:28)
  10. Rêverie, for piano, L. 68  (04:43)
  11. Fantasía para un gentilhombre, for guitar & orchestra: 3. Danza de las hachas

    1. 3. Danza de las hachas  (02:00)
  12. La Vida breve, opera, G. 35/39 (2 versions): Dance

    1. Dance  (03:20)
  13. Spanish Dances (12), in 4 volumes for piano, Op. 37, H. 142, DLR 1:2: No. 11. Zambra

    1. No. 11. Zambra  (06:21)

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