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Anabel Montesinos plays Albéniz’s Asturias (Leyenda)

Spanish classical guitarist Anabel Montesinos plays Asturias (Leyenda), a musical work written by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz. This video was recorded in 2010. It was originally written for the piano and set in the key of G minor, and first published in Barcelona, by Juan Bta. Pujol & Co., in 1892 as the prelude of a three-movement set entitled Chants d’Espagne.
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Daniel Barenboim – 50 years on stage concert (2000)

Daniel Barenboim’s “50 years on stage concert” (2000) at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. Barenboim played Mozart, Beethoven, Albéniz, Chopin, Schubert, as well as many other composers. More than two hours of greatness, enjoy.
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John Williams plays Sevilla (Albéniz)

John Williams plays Sevilla, actually a piece written for the piano by the Spanish pianist and composer Isaac Albéniz (29 May 1860 – 18 May 1909). Since it has been transcribed for classical guitar it has become one of the most important works of the classical guitar repertoire. Recorded at the Alcázar of Seville (Spanish “Reales Alcázares de Sevilla” or “Royal Alcazars of Seville).
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John Williams plays Como llora una Estrella (Carrillo)

John Williams plays the Venezuelan composer Antonio Carrillo’s (1892 – 1962) “Como llora una Estrella” (English: “As cries a star”). From the ceremony of the Edison Klassiek Award 2007, which Williams received. You can also watch the full ceremony below.
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Ana Vidović plays Granada by Isaac Albéniz

Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović plays Granada by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz (29 May 1860 – 18 May 1909). It is the first piece of Suite española, Op. 47, a suite for solo piano by Albéniz (written in 1886 and grouped together in 1887). Since being transcribed for guitar by the Catalan classical guitarist Miguel Llobet (18 October 1878 – 22 February 1938), it has become one of the most important works of the classical guitar repertoire, and more often heard on guitar than in their original piano version.

Recorded on March 29, 2015 at Asamsaal Ettlingen, Germany. Published by Siccas Guitars.
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A Julian Bream concert (1978)

A Julian Bream concert recorded in 1978. First transmitted at BBC 2 on 01 February 1978, The English classical guitarist plays pieces from Johann Sebastian Bach, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Isaac Albéniz and Benjamin Britten at the All Saints chapel of New Wardour Castle.
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John Williams plays Córdoba (Albéniz)

Australian-born British classical guitarist John Williams plays Isaac Albéniz’s Córdoba, Op. 232, No. 4, originally written for piano as part of Chants d’Espagne (Spanish: Cantos de España, English: Songs of Spain), a suite of originally three, later five pieces for the piano by Albéniz.
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Pepe Romero plays Asturias (Albéniz) and Fantasia (Romero)

World-renowned Spanish classical and flamenco guitarist Pepe Romero plays Asturias (Leyenda), a musical work written by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz; and Fantasia, by Celedonio Romero (2 March 1913 – 8 May 1996, the father of Pepe Romero), the guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best known as the founder of The Romeros guitar quartet. A really good performance, enjoy!
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Ana Vidović plays Asturias (Leyenda) by Isaac Albéniz

Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović plays Isaac Albéniz’s Asturias (Leyenda). The piece was originally written for the piano and set in the key of G minor, and first published in Barcelona, by Juan Bta. Pujol & Co., in 1892 as the prelude of a three-movement set entitled Chants d’Espagne.
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