A brief reflection from Pepe Romero on this program.
Andrés Segovia played at 92nd Street Y twice, on February 27, 1938 and March 10, 1980. (Historical note: The 1980 concert was scheduled on short notice after an unexpected cancellation by the cellist Mstislav Rostropovich.)
[00:50] NARVAEZ: Song of the Emperor and Variations on a Spanish Tune
[07:20] BACH: Prelude (from Cello Suite No.1)
[10:25] D. SCARLATTI: Sonata in A Major, K.322
[13:41] WEISS: Allegretto
[17:10] SOR: Minuet in A Major, Op. 11, No. 6
[21:16] TANSMAN: “Berceuse d’Orient;” “Mazurka”
[28:29] CRESPO: “Norteña”
[31:58] TCHAIKOVSKY: “Mazurka,” from Album for the Young
[34:19] MORRENO TORROBA: Sonatina
[48:10] VILLA-LOBOS: Prelude No. 1
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