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. This …

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. It is the prelude of a three-movement set entitled Chants d’Espagne.

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet [Janine Jansen and Friends]

Janine Jansen and Friends play Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G Minor, opus 57; one of the composer’s best-known chamber works. It is written for piano and string quartet (two violins, viola, and cello). This performance was recorded during Janine Jansen’s Internationaal Kamermuziek Festival Utrecht (International Chamber Music Festival) on December 30, 2012.