What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by Arash Ahmadi » Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:33 pm

Bream's "Ultimate collection" and "essentials" contains Baroque and 20th cent music. I would recommend Behzad Mirkhani's "70 minutes with guitar romances" for romantic works.
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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by ameriken » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:29 pm

Not classical guitar specifically, but related. Any of the Alicia De Larrocha CD's playing Granados or Albeniz.
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Post by chiral3 » Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:38 pm

I'l throw this one on because I didn't see if mentioned: L'Art de Alexandre Lagoya avec Ida Presti Box Set.
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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by zupfgeiger » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:21 am

I opt for a less known recording which is tmho extraordinary good and shows the exceptional musical talent of the artist: Tilman Hoppstock, Johann Sebastian Bach, works for guitar. I rarely heard a better Chaconne on guitar. BWV 995, 996, 997 and 1006 are in the same league. Also some less known transcriptions like 1. piano partita BWV 825 are included. Hoppstock has an amazing talent. Some years ago I had the pleasure to meet this wonderful guitarist during the Darmstädter Gitarrentage.
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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by rayian » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:56 pm

I like to listen to players that compose there own music.
Andrew York and Maxima Pujol come to mind.

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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by AndreiKrylov » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:42 am

robert e wrote:
Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:42 pm
Sure, we're all talking and sharing and learning here. I was responding to you statement, but speaking about all of us in general.

One thing I should clarify is that premium Spotify streams pay a lot more than free streams, but Spotify's released data is already composited from streams of all types. "Spotify officially reports their average composite per-stream rate to be around $0,006 and $0,0084."* Unsigned artists see a lot more of that than signed artists.

* https://heroic.academy/artist-guide-spo ... -profiles/
I have many albums on Spotify. Spotify is great for me.
Sell CDs? except at concerts it is a just a big headache for Independent artist. Labels close this door.

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Post by Altophile » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:15 am

goingeasy wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2017 4:43 am
Barrueco has recorded Cataluña twice and I can never decide which one I love better. There is no question that he is THE master Albéniz interpreter. Jason Vieaux Sevilla album is also an amazing Albéniz cd. Barrueco Villa-Lobos IS amazing!
+1 for Jason Vieaux's Sevilla album. His playing and that georgeous guitar sound wonderful!

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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by Altophile » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:19 am

chiral3 wrote:
Thu Apr 05, 2018 11:38 pm
I'l throw this one on because I didn't see if mentioned: L'Art de Alexandre Lagoya avec Ida Presti Box Set.
+1, L'Art de is an excellent collection, and Lagoya throws in effects that most others don't with certain pieces, e.g. his performance of Weiss' famous Passacailia.

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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by edcat7 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:08 am

This internet technology is way above my head and so listen to vinyl and occasionally cd.

This morning I received "The Sound of Spain". It features 19 pieces from 19 different guitars from influential guitar makers from 1839 to present day. The guitars come from the Granary Collection and played by David Merrin. A definite must have.
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Re: What do you believe are the must purchase cds for classical guitar ?

Post by Muggins Simoon » Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:20 pm

Other contenders:
Manuel Barrueco-Cuba
Mysterious Habitats-Dusan Bogdanovic
Dance of the Angel-Slava Grygoryan
Paris Buenos Aries-Evegeny Beleninov
Max Reger- Works Arranged for Guitar- Laura Young
The Goldberg Variations for Guitar-Kurt Rodarmer
1995 Richard Schneider
1998 Christopher Dean
2000 Otto Vowinkel
2011 Mathieu Trepanier
1979 Dauphin 40

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