Andrés Segovia

The Art of Andrés Segovia, Volume 7

For many, many years during his lifetime, Guitarist Andres Segovia represented the best there is in the performance of guitar music.

Let me start with some illustrations from my Spotify file called “Hank’s Segovia”


In this CD we get to hear recordings of some of Segovia’s favorite composers from Albeniz and Granados to his beloved Bach. The result is superb and wonderful as usual, and it is a demonstration of the great poetry in Segovia’s music.

The selections are:


  • Eight Lessons for the Guitar


  • Granada (from Suite española No. 1, Op. 47)
  • 12 Piezas Características, Op. 92: No. 7. Zambra

Bach, J S:

  • Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV1009


  • Préludes – Book 1: No. 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin


  • Passacagli altro tono (1637)
  • Corrente in D minor


  • Danza española, Op. 37 No. 5 ‘Andaluza’


  • Song without Words, Op. 30 No. 3 in E major

Weiss, S:

  • Fantasia in C minor

Performed by Andrés Segovia (guitar)

Here is Andrés Segovia in the lovely “Gavotte” by J.S.Bach:



And here is Mr. Segovia performing the Villa-Lobos Prelude no. 1 in e minor, live in Spain:


Finally, here is a long video of Andrés Segovia in Concert:


Tags: Andrés Segovia, guitar, Bach Debussy, Mendelssohn

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