The Guitarist [3 CD set]

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ALBENIZ / BACH / BARRIOS / GRANADOS / SATIE / TARREGA / etc
The Guitarist [3 CD set]
John Williams, guitar

[ Sony Classics / 3 CD ]

Release Date: Wednesday 20 March 2013

"A comprehensive survey of unmatched prowess" [BBC Music Magazine]

A 3-disc set released in 2011 celebrating the 70th birthday of one of the greatest classical guitarists of all time. More than half a century after his recording career began John Williams continues to explore a variety of entirely new musical experiences. Showcasing the very best of this legendary artist's virtuosic brilliance, this collection encompasses all of his greatest recordings, from Bach to Morricone to Spanish, African and Latin American music. Within this anthology, the music of John Williams can be heard in its full in his diverse roles as soloist, as romantic guitarist, and as a musician performing with friends such as Julian Bream or with leading orchestras and distinguished conductors.

Tracks:

Includes -
Albéniz:
Sevilla (from Suite Española, Op. 47)
Cordoba

Bach, J S:
Lute Suite No. 4 in E major, BWV1006a: Preludio
Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004: Chaconne

Barrios Mangoré:
La Catedral
Una limosna por el amor de Dios

Debussy:
Claire de Lune
Reverie

Fauré:
Pavane, Op. 50

Granados:
Tonadillas: No. 7, La maja de Goya

Joplin:
The Entertainer

Lauro:
El Marabino
Nelly

Morricone, E:
The Mission

Myers:
Cavatina (from The Deerhunter)

Rodrigo:
Fandango
Danza de las hachas
Adagio (Concierto de Aranjuez)

Rota:
The Godfather theme

Sanz:
Canarios

Satie:
Gymnopédie No. 3

Schubert:
Adagio (Arpeggione Sonata)

Tárrega:
Recuerdos de la Alhambra

Williams, John:
Schindler's List - theme