The Artistry of Christopher Parkening (1993) EMI/Angel Records • CDC-7-54853-2-5

The Artistry of Christopher Parkening
(1993)
EMI/Angel Records • CDC-7-54853-2-5

A compilation of early LP recordings by Christopher Parkening previously unreleased on CD, featuring two of Parkening’s signature pieces, Bach’s Chaconne and Ravel’s Empress of the Pagodas.

1. Prelude for Lute (J.S. Bach, BWV 999)
2. Fugue from Violin Sonata No. 1 (Bach, BWV 1001)
3. Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1 (Bach-Manuel Ponce)
4. Courante from Cello Suite No. 3 (Bach, BWV 1009
5. Two Renaissance Pieces for Lute (trans. Andrés Segovia)
6. Preludio (Ponce)
7. Scherzino from Cavatina (Alexandre Tansman)
8. Danza pomposa from Cavatina (Tansman)
9. Estudio No. 3 in A major (Fernando Sor)
10. Melancolia (Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco)
11. Andante Cantabile (Robert Schumann, trans. Segovia)
Cuna (Federico Mompou)
12. Gymnopédie No. 1 (Erik Satie, arr. Christopher Parkening)
13. Gymnopédie No. 2 (Satie, arr. Jack Marshall)
14. Gymnopédie No. 3 (Satie, arr. Marshall)
15. The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy, arr. Marshall)
16. Pastourelle (Francis Poulenc, arr. Marshall)
17. Pavane of the Sleeping Beauty (Maurice Ravel, arr. Jerrold Hyman)
18. Empress of the Pagodas (Ravel, arr. Hyman)
19. Afro-Cuban Lullaby (Traditional, arr. Marshall)

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