Christopher Parkening - The Great Recordings (1993) EMI/Angel Records • ZDCB-54905-2-7

Christopher Parkening – The Great Recordings
EMI/Angel Records • ZDCB-54905-2-7

A 2-CD collection of favorite recordings (“greatest hits”) by America’s preeminent guitar virtuoso in celebration of 25 years on the EMI Classics label. Includes a 28-page commemorative CD booklet containing more than two dozen photos.

Disc #1:

  1. Fugue from Violin Sonata No. 1, BWV 1001 (J.S. Bach, trans. Andrés Segovia)
  2. Estudio brillante (Francisco Tárrega)
  3. Etude No. 1 in E minor (Heitor Villa-Lobos)
  4. Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Tárrega)
  5. Leyenda (Isaac Albéniz, trans. Andrés Segovia)
  6. Romance (Anonymous, arr. Jack Marshall)
  7. Rumores de la Caleta (Albéniz, arr. Christopher Parkening)
  8. Capricho Árabe (Francisco Tárrega)
  9. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring from Cantana 147 (J.S. Bach, trans. Rick Foster)
  10. Prelude No. 1 from Well-tempered Clavier (J.S. Bach, trans. Parkening)
  11. Prelude No. 6 from Well-tempered Clavier (Bach, trans. Parkening)
  12. Sleepers Awake from Cantata 140 (Back, trans. Parkening)
  13. Allegro from Prelude, Fugue & Allegro (Bach, trans. John Williams)
  14. Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata 208 (Bach, trans. Foster)
  15. Les Barricades mystérieuses (François Couperin, arr. Parkening)
  16. Preámbulo and Allegro vivo (Manuel Ponce)
  17. Passacaglia (Sylvius Leopold Weiss, arr. Parkening)
  18. The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Claude Debussy, arr. Marshall)
  19. Gymnopédie No. 1 (Erik Satie, arr. Parkening)
  20. Empress of the Pagodas (Maurice Ravel, arr. Jerrold Hyman)
  21. Afro-Cuban Lullaby (Traditional, arr. Marshall)

Disc #2:

  1. Präludium from Fourth Lute Suite (Bach, trans. Parkening)
  2. Fairest Lord Jesus (Trad., arr. Ronald Ravenscroft)
  3. Praise Ye the Lord, K. 339 (W.A. Mozart, trans. Ravenscroft)
  4. Simple Gifts (Trad., arr. Ravenscroft and John Sutherland)
  5. Hymn of Christian Joy (Gordon Young, trans. Ravenscroft)
  6. We Thank Thee, Lord from Cantata 29 (Back, trans. Ravenscroft and Parkening)
  7. Arioso from Cantata 156 (Bach, ad. Patrick Russ)
  8. What God Hath Done from Cantata 99 (Bach, orch. William Walton, ad. Ravenscroft)
  9. Canon (Georg Philipp Teleman, trans. Parkening)
  10. Berceuse from Dolly Suite (Gabriel Fauré, trans. Russ)
  11. Spanish Dance No. 1 from La Vida Brève (Manuel de Falla, arr. Russ)
  12. Terezinha de Jesús (Villa-Lobos, trans. Emilio Pujol)
  13. Prelude (in the Baroque style) (Ponce, trans. Ravenscroft)
  14. Intermezzo from Goyescas (Enrique Granados, trans. Pujol)
  15. Fugue from Prelude & Fugue No. 4 in E (Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco)
  16. Evening Dance (Andrew York)
  17. Variations on a Theme of Mozart (Fernando Sor, ed. Parkening)
  18. Canarios (Gaspar Sanz, trans. Parkening)
  19. La Maja de Goya (Enrique Granados, arr. Segovia/Miguel Llobet)
  20. El Noi de la Mare (Trad., arr. Segovia/Llobet)
  21. Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez (Joaquin Rodrigo)