RODRIGO: Fantasia para un Gentilhombre (2 CD set) composed by Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999). For guitar. Instrumental Solo Part and 2 CDs. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3621).
Performed by Christian Reichert, guitar; Accompaniment: Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra; Conductor: Nayden Todorov
Second only to the Concierto de Aranjuez in popularity among 20th-century guitar concerti is Rodrigo's beautiful Fantasia para un Gentilhombre. It remains a requirement for any serious guitarist's repertory, and couldn't be more exciting and fun to learn than in the company of this luxurious symphony orchestra! This deluxe 2-CD set includes a slow-tempo practice version to help you get up to speed.
Includes the authorized music score printed on high-quality ivory paper, featuring the guitar part with orchestral reduction; plus a separate guitar solo part; a digital stereo compact disc featuring a complete performance of the concerto with orchestra and soloist, and a second performance minus you, the soloist; and a second compact disc containing a full-speed version of the complete version as well as a special -20% slow-tempo version of the accompaniment for practice purposes. The concerto is voluminously indexed for your practice and performance convenience.