Andres Segovia


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

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Larry Snitzler's 2014 revised edition relates the story of how his teacher, "Sophocles Papas asked Andres Segovia what kind of legato (or slur) patterns he practiced," and he "dashed off a few examples and handed them over to his friend.
Among those who performed there were Artur Rubinstein, Leontyne Price, Victor Borge, Andres Segovia, Barbara Cook, the Juilliard String Quartet, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, Bob Hope, Marcel Marceau, Claire Bloom Count Basic, Benny Goodman, Ravi Shankar, the Dance Theatre of Harlem, and many others.
How do you feel about being grouped with such legendary musicians as Andres Segovia, Julian Bream and John Williams?
Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Jackson 5, Johnny Cash, Maria Callas, Margot Fonteyn and Andres Segovia were several of the artists who won an unprecedented celebrity after their live television appearances on Ed Sullivan's program.
For a few months, the couple shared their rented home near the sea with classical guitarist Andres Segovia. But the Depression was well on its way, no article assignments were forthcoming, and no US publisher was interested in his fiction.
He played a pensive, unmiked composition, "Julia Florida," by the Paraguayan guitarist and poet Augustin Barrios, whose work has been revered by guitar luminaries such as Andres Segovia and John Williams.
As a 12-year-old, he studied with the unimpeachable king of classical guitar, Andres Segovia, in Spain.
Canizares, a cross between Paco de Lucia and Andres Segovia, betrayed his roots in flamenco and classical guitar, dipping into a formidable bag of technical skills
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.
When renowned guitarist Andres Segovia visited Japan in 1969, Seki attended one of his recitals and was inspired by his music to master 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.
Since the seventies, when his fame was on a par with superstars such as Jacqueline du Pre, he has worked hard to live up to Spanish guitar virtuoso Andres Segovia's claim that 'God has laid a finger on his brow'.
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.