Best Guitar 100 (6 CD box set, FLAC)
Best Guitar 100 (6 CD box set, FLAC)

Audio CD
Number of Discs: 6 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: EMI Classics
Size: 1.66 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: no

CD 01
01. Bach – Gavatte En Rondeau
02. Dowland – Allemande
03. Bach – Prelude
04. Bach – Partita No.2
05. Froberger – Gigue
06. Bach – Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring
07. Vivaldi – Guitar Concerto In D
08. De Visee – Suite No.11
09. Capirola – O Mio Cieca E Dura Sorte
10. Scarlatti – Sonata In E
11. Holborne – Countess Of Pembrokes Paradise
12. Holborne – Heigh Ho Holiday
13. De Narvaez – Variations On Guardam Las Vacas
14. Gaultier – Pieces In G
15. Praetorius – Suite In D
16. Bach – Concerto In E
17. Mouton – Pieces In F Sharp Minor
18. Vallet – Carillon De Village
19. Scarlatti – Sonata In A
20. Weiss – Fantasie
21. Vivaldi – Guitar Concerto In C

CD 02
01. Gaspar Sanz – La Minona De Cataluna (Arr. N. Yepes)
02. Fernando Sor – Theme & Variations On A Theme From Mozart’s The Magic Flute Op.9
03. Fernando Sor – Introduction And Allegro For Guitar Op.14 Grand Solo
04. Isaac Albeniz – Suite Espanola No.1 For Piano Op.47 B.7 : 1. Granada
05. Isaac Albeniz – Suite Espanola No.1 For Piano Op.47 B.7 : 3. Sevilla
06. Francisco Tarrega – Capricho
07. Francisco Tarrega – Lagrima
08. Francisco Tarrega – Maria, Gavotte
09. Francisco Tarrega – Mazurka
10. Francisco Tarrega – Recuerdos De La Alhambra
11. Isaac Albeniz – Recuerdos De Viaje, Op.71 B.18 : 1. En El Mar (Barcarola)
12. Isaac Albeniz – Recuerdos De Viaje, Op.71 B.18 : 2. Asturias (Leyenda)
13. Isaac Albeniz – Recuerdos De Viaje, Op.71 B.18 : 5. Puerta Di Tierre (Bolero)
14. Isaac Albeniz – Recuerdos De Viaje, Op.71 B.18 : 6. Rumores De La Caleta (Malaguena)
15. Joaquin Malats – Serenata Espanola For Piano In F Major
16. Miguel Llobet – Canso Del Lladre (From Canciones Populares Catalanas)

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CD 03
01. Various – Jeux Interdits, romance for guitar – Anonymous
02. Various – El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53: Night – The Miller’s Dance – Manuel de Falla
03. Various – El Sombrero de tres picos, ballet in 2 parts, G. 53: The Corregidor – Dance of the Miller’s Wife – Manuel de Falla
04. Various – Sonata a la espanola, for guitar – Joaquin Rodrigo
05. Various – La maja de Goya, song for soprano & piano (Tonadillas al estilo antiguo, No. 8), H. 136/8 – Enrique Granados
06. Various – Andaluza (Playera), for guitar or other instrument (arrangement of No. 5 of 12 Spanish Dances) – Enrique Granados
07. Various – Homenaje a T??rrega, for guitar, Op. 69 – Joaquin Turina
08. Various – Valses po?©ticos (7), for piano, H. 147, DLR 7:8: Introduction – Valse 1 – Valse 6 – Coda – Enrique Granados
09. Various – Homenaje pour Le tombeau de Claude Debussy, for guitar, G. 56 – Manuel de Falla
10. Various – Invocacion y danza, for guitar (Homenaje a Manuel de Falla) – Joaquin Rodrigo
11. Various – Piezas (3) espanolas, for guitar 1 – Joaquin Rodrigo
12. Various – Piezas (3) espanolas, for guitar 2 – Joaquin Rodrigo
13. Various – Piezas (3) espanolas, for guitar 3 – Joaquin Rodrigo

CD 04
01. Various – Concierto De Aranjuez – Rodrigo
02. Various – Concierto De Aranjuez – Rodrigo
03. Various – Concierto De Aranjuez – Rodrigo
04. Various – Concierto Madrigal
05. Various – Concierto Madrigal
06. Various – Concierto Madrigal
07. Various – Concierto Madrigal
08. Various – Concierto Madrigal
09. Various – Concierto Anduluz
10. Various – Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre
11. Various – Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre
12. Various – Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre
13. Various – Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre

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CD 05
01. Barrios Mangore – Aconquija
02. Barrios Mangore – Las Abeias
03. Villa Lobos – Chorus No.1
04. Villa Lobos – Etude No.1
05. Barrios Mangore – Cueca Dana Chilena
06. Barrios Mangore – La Catedral
07. Aguirre – Triste No.4
08. Barrios Mangore – Valse
09. Barrios Mangore – Mzurka Apasionata
10. Villa Lobos – Three Preludes
11. Villa Lobos – Three Preludes
12. Villa Lobos – Three Preludes
13. Villa Lobos – Three Preludes
14. Ponce – Estrillita
15. Piazzolla – La Muerte Del Angel
16. Lauro – Danza Negra
17. Lauro – Valse
18. Lauro – Valse No.3 Natalia

CD 06
01. Various – Arnold – Guitar concerto
02. Various – Sainz de la Maza – Homenaje a la guitarra
03. Various – Lennon & McCartney – Penny Lane
04. Various – Elmer Bernstein – Guitar concerto
05. Various – Lennon & McCartney – Yesterday
06. Various – Harrisson – Bookends
07. Various – Lennon & McCartney – Eleanor Rigby
08. Various – Jarret – Koln Concert
09. Various – Brouwer – Ojos brujos
10. Various – Brouwer – Guijira criolla
11. Various – Segovia – Estudio sin Luz
12. Various – Moreno-Torroba – Madronos
13. Various – Buenagu – Sonata
14. Various – Moreno-Torroba – Sonatina
15. Various – Satie – Gymnop?©die N?°1
16. Various – Britten – Nocturnal
17. Various – Walton – Bagatelle
18. Various – Mompou – Cancion
19. Various – Castelnuovo-Tedesco – Tarentella

Excellent value, excellent performances, excellent compositions

Whether you want to begin a library of classical guitar CDs or add to an existing one this set is an excellent value and a must have for anyone who loves listening to classical guitar. If you already have a dozen or so CDs of classical guitar then you will undoubtably find that you have other recordings of some of the tracks here, but you may not have these performances. Likewise even if you have a dozen or so classical guitar CDs already, you will find that there are many tracks here that you don’t have on any of your other CDs.

Composers include J. S. Bach, Vivaldi, Dowland, as well as the Spanish composers Rodrigo, Sor, Tarrega, Albeniz, and others. More modern composers include Lennon/McCartney, Satie and others. Performers include Angel Romero, Andres Segovia, Christopher Parkening, Eliot Fisk, and many others.

This is an EMI release and the technical quality is superb. Over six hours of music on 6 CDs. This is a great value.

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  1. Ah, guitar music again on the best musical blog in the world! :-)

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