Isaac Albéniz: Spanish Music for Classical Guitar

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Isaac Albéniz: Spanish Music for Classical Guitar - David Russell (guitar)
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  1. Piezas características (12), for piano, Op. 92, B. 29: Torre Bermeja
  2. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Granada
  3. Zambra granadina (danse orientale), for piano in D minor, B. 42
  4. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Cádiz
  5. España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Preludio
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  1. Piezas características (12), for piano, Op. 92, B. 29: Torre Bermeja
  2. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Granada
  3. Zambra granadina (danse orientale), for piano in D minor, B. 42
  4. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Cádiz
  5. España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Preludio
  6. Recuerdos de viaje, pieces (7) for piano, Op. 71, B. 18: Rumores de la Caleta
  7. Cantos de España, pieces (5) for piano, Op. 232, B. 44: Córdoba
  8. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Cataluña
  9. España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Capricho Catalán
  10. Suite española No. 1, for piano, Op. 47, B. 7: Cuba
  11. España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Tango
  12. Piezas características (12), for piano, Op. 92, B. 29: Pavana
  13. España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: Zorzico
  14. Piezas características (12), for piano, Op. 92, B. 29: Minueto a Sylvia
  15. Piezas características (12), for piano, Op. 92, B. 29: Zambra-Capricho
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The short pieces on this album were originally composed for piano, but they're so full of motifs rooted in the traditions from which modern Spanish guitar music developed that transferring them to the guitar has never been much of a stretch. Scots-Spanish guitarist David Russell doesn't venture far beyond the set of established Albéniz favorites here, but there are several things to recommend this album. Russell's effortlessly liquid virtuosity and his rather plain approach to rhythm combine to set off the genuinely ...

Isaac Albéniz: Spanish Music for Classical Guitar 2011, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 888072327122

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