The Best of Francisco Tarrega

The Best of Francisco Tarrega
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Bar Code:  9790045045548
Part Number:  DF 01614800
Brand:  Durand


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A selection of 33 pieces composed by the Spaniard, Francisco Tárrega, one of the fathers of modern guitar. Although the corpus of his works is not particularly large, after a careful process of selection this anthology includes all his most famous compositions, from Lágrima to his ever popular Capricho árab and the achingly beautiful Recuerdos de la Alhambra, not to mention his Gran vals a short phrase of which has been used for a well-known mobile phone ringtone. The tracks are organised into 4 genres, reflecting the full nature of Tárrega’s works for guitar: the pieces inspired by the Arabian/Andalusian tradition, the romantic ones, his studies and his free reworking of repertoire pieces by other composers.

Capricho rabe (Serenata)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Danza mora
L grima (Preludio)
Preludios (1-7)
Endecha (Preludio)
Alborada (Capricho)
­Adelita! (Mazurka)
­Marieta! (Mazurka)
Sue¤o (Mazurka)
Gran vals
Las dos hermanitas (Dos valses)
El columpio (Canci˘n de cuna)
Rosita (Polka)
Pavana (al estilo antiguo)
Maria (Gavota)
Estudio en forma de minuetto
­Sue¤o! (Estudio de tr‚molo)
La mariposa
Estudio de velocidad
Estudio sobre un tema de Bach
Estudio brillante de Alard
La cartagenera ? Sobre temas populares murcianos
Jota aragonesa
El carnaval de Venecia ? Grandes variaciones