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GUITARRA! - The Guitar in Spain (NTSC)


GUITARRA! - The Guitar in Spain (NTSC)

DVD Clip
Devised and presented by JULIAN BREAM

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Sir Charles Groves

Directed by Barrie Gavin

Sound Format: PCM Stereo
Picture Format: 4:3
Language Versions: D, GB
Menu Languages: D, F, GB, SP
Subtitle Languages: F, SP
Region Code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 210 mins

Cat no.: 102 003

Only available in Europe and South Africa

"I've been terribly fortunate to have played the guitar all my life, and to have had a wonderful professional life. I have travelled all over the world, I hopefully have given pleasure. I certainly have given a great deal of pleasure to myself. And the guitar is so synonymous with Spain that I find in doing these films it's a way in which I can say thank you to Spain and also to the Spanish musicians that have written for the instrument and inspired so much of the finest guitar music." -- Julian Bream

  • Julian Bream is celebrated as one of the world's leading classical guitarists. He is featured in this series of 8 half-hour films, shot entirely on location in Spain, playing some of the finest pieces in the repertoire of the Spanish guitar.
  • The programmes trace the evolution of the Spanish guitar over five centuries, from 1500 to the present day and includes, among others, compositions by Albéniz, Granados, de Falla, Tarrega and Rodrigo.
  • Bream here plays in some of Spain's most magnificent old buildings and beautiful landscapes, evoking through his performances the culture, history and society that has given birth to the music.

Albéniz, Isaac; Falla, Manuel de; Granados, Enrique; Rodrigo, Joaquín; Tárrega, Francisco

Grove, Charles

Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Bream, Julian

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Classical Documentary

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 102003

Barcode: 807280200393

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Only available in Europe and South Africa

Physical Release: 10/2005

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