Guitar Concertos


Recorded: September 1959

Location: Decca Studios, London, England

Instrument: Guitar-Edgar Mönch 1959
Ensemble: Melos Ensemble

      Emanuel Hurwitz and Ivor McMahon - violins

      Cecil Aronowitz - viola

      Terence Weil - cello

      Adrian Beers - bass

      Richard Adeney - flute

      Gervaise de Peyer - clarinet

      Neil Saunders - horn
Conductor:  Malcolm Arnold
Producer: Michael Bremmer.

Recording Engineer: A. Lilley
Label: RCA Victor Red Seal
Released: January 1961


  • Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto in A in major, Op. 30 - 1. Allegro maestoso
  • Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto in A in major, Op. 30 - 2. Andantino siciliano
  • Mauro Giuliani: Guitar Concerto in A in major, Op. 30 - 3. Alla polacca
  • Malcolm Arnold: Guitar Concerto, Op. 67,  1. Allegro
  • Malcolm Arnold: Guitar Concerto, Op. 67,  2. Lento
  • Malcolm Arnold: Guitar Concerto, Op. 67,  3. Con brio


LP
Guitar Concertos (original LP release) LM/LSC-2487


Reissues:

LP
GUITAR CONCERTOS (reissue)

RCA RB 16252 mono, Released 1961 Silver Spot (1st UK press)(pink background) (reissue)

Not sure if these were earlier pressings or regional in the UK.


GUITAR CONCERTOS (reissue)

RCA RB 16252 mono, Released 1961 Silver Spot (1st UK press)(orange background) (reissue)

Not sure if these were earlier pressings or regional in the UK.


GUITAR CONCERTOS (reissue)

RCA Red Seal Stereo  SB 6826. Released 1970 UK (guitar on tree trunk) 


Compilations:


LP

CONCERTOS FOR GUITAR AND LUTE 3LP BOX SET (compilation)

RCA Red Seal, CRL3-099. Released 1975

This 3 LP box set includes the entire LPs Guitar Concertos and Rodrigo, Vivaldi, Britten although side A and B may not be interchanged with that of other albums in this box set. It also includes Villa-Lobos' "Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra" from Julian Bream Plays Villa Lobos and Bennett's "Concerto for Guitar and Chamber Ensemble" from Julian Bream '70s.


CD

BREAM ADAGIOS (compilation)
RCA Victor/Red Seal/BMG. 090266390526. Released 2002
The only selection from Guitar Concertos contained in this compilation is Giuliani's "Guitar Concerto in A in major,

Op. 30 - 2. Andantino siciliano".

THE ESSENTIAL JULIAN BREAM
RCA Red Seal. 886972134024. Released  2008
The only selection from Guitar Concertos contained in this compilation is Arnold's "Guitar concerto, op. 67. Lento".


THE ART OF JULIAN BREAM (compilation)
él label 5013929321137.     2011
A compilation of 3 early RCA albums.
Contains all the selections from The Art of Julian Bream album in addition to Turina and de Falla selections from his RCA album Popular Classics for Spanish Guitar. Additionally the Arnold "Guitar Concerto" from his RCA album Guitar Concertos is also included.


JULIAN BREAM IN CONCERTO (compilation)
Alto label   ALC 1174.   Released February 2012
This compilation includes the entire album Guitar Concertos in addition to Berkeley, Cimarosa, Ravel and Roussel pieces from The Art of Julian Bream.

THE ART OF JULIAN BREAM (compilation)
Heritage label    HTG CDM032.     July 2014
This release contains the entire album Guitar Concertos in addition to the Ravel piece and the Rodrigo piece from The Art of Julian Bream on RCA. This compilation also includes recordings from the Westminster label- Turina's "Ráfaga", de Falla:'s "Homenaje 'Le Tombeau De Debussy' ", Sor's "6 Little Pieces Op.5, No. 5" and "Estudio No. 5 in B Minor" from Spanish Guitar Music plus the five preludes by Villa-Lobos and the "Preludio in E" by Moreno Tórroba from Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos and Tórroba.


THE ART OF JULIAN BREAM (compilation)
Regis label  RRC 1416.   May 2014
This release contains the entire album Guitar Concertos in addition to the Ravel piece from The Art of Julian Bream on RCA. This compilation also includes recordings from the Westminster label-the five preludes by Villa-Lobos from Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos and Tórroba.


Compilation CD Box Sets:


JULIAN BREAM EDITION - THE ULTIMATE GUITAR COLLECTION (box set compilation)
RCA/BMG Music. Released 1993. 
Disc

THE COMPLETE RCA ALBUM COLLECTION -CLASSICAL GUITAR ANTHOLOGY (box Set compilation)
RCA Red Seal/Sony Music Entertainment. Released 2013.
Disc: 02 - Guitar Concertos  


Guitar Concertos

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*Readable size at the bottom of page.

RCA RB 16252 mono LM 2487  

Back cover-readable size

RCA Red Seal Stereo  SB 6826

RCA RB 16252 mono LM 2487 

Reissues-Alternate Covers