Andres Segovia

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Spanish guitarist who made classical guitar a concert instrument (1893-1987)


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Reichert is a prize winner of the Andres Segovia International Guitar Competition in Granada, Spain and other competitions across Europe.
Slur Exercises, Trills, and Chromatic Octaves is a collection of technical studies for the guitar, which were used by Maestro Andres Segovia (1893-1987) in his own personal practice.
She has studied with Andres Segovia and Oscar Ghiglia - though she has said her only regular teachers since she was a teen have been a mirror and a tape recorder - and has bachelor's and master's degrees from Yale University.
Carlevaro had been a student of Andres Segovia, but early in his career he began to question showy virtuosity and instead started formulating an alternative approach based on musical solidity and precise technique, with particular attention to the ergonomics of playing the instrument.
And because it's so absolutely rubbish - an insult to the sublime, subliminal soundtracks of Andres Segovia, Paco Pena, Ibrahim Ferrer or Ruben Gonzalez, for instance, that you normally get in this kind of place - it's stirred me from my morning torpor and made me wonder why, exactly, our cafes, restaurants, bars, clubs and lives have been colonised by the ubiquitous Latinbeat.
The rest of the selections are equally notable, coming from such virtuosos of the guitar as Julian Bream, Eduardo Fernandez, Los Romeros, Andres Segovia, and John Williams.
In fact, that's how she was discovered by legendary Latin band leader Xavier Cugat, who immediately brought the 16-year-old bombshell to the States after seeing her perform on television with Andres Segovia, considered the father of classical guitar.
By the time he and Nureyev met in 1963, Hurok had been booking the best in the business for more than half a century, Melba and Chaliapin; Pavlova, Duncan, and Mary Wigman; Andres Segovia, Artur Rubenstein, Van Cliburn, and Marian Anderson.
The Parkening International Guitar Competition honors classical guitarist Christopher Parkening's lifetime commitment to fostering musical excellence in young artists as demonstrated by his mentor, the great Spanish guitarist Andres Segovia.
In the 1950's, Montilla traveled to Spain to record world famous Flamenco guitarists Carlos Montoya, Andres Segovia and Sabicas and in 1977, Billboard Magazine published a full-page feature on The Montilla label .
This Berben publication is part of The Andres Segovia Archive works that were written for Segovia but were never published by him.
The flavor of this music, however, was distinctly Spanish, inspired by the composer's admiration for the guitarist Andres Segovia.
Shearer's development of his legendary series of instruction books is also explored, including how he sought the advice of classical guitar experts Andres Segovia and Sophocles Papas.
The young John was so gifted that he was offered the chance, which he immediately took, to study with the iconic Andres Segovia in Siena, Italy, before he reached his teens.
In the last decade, everyone was trying as hard as they could to cross over into jazz, into pop, into so many areas,'' said Fisk, the last direct pupil of Spanish guitar legend Andres Segovia and a professor at the University of Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and the New England Conservatory of Music.