Tarrega

Tarrega
Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea, (1852-1909) was an influential Spanish composer and guitarist. Francisco Tárrega's music and style of guitar playing became strongly influential in the twentieth century. He was central to reviving the guitar as a solo instrument in recital and concerts. His output was modest, having composed only 78 original scores and 120 transcriptions - mostly for his own use. Among his most popular works for the guitar is 'Recuerdos de la Alhambra'. He is also the composer of what has been claimed to be "probably the world's most heard tune": the Nokia ringtone.

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This gavotte, (French folk dance), for guitar is playful and buoyant. You can visualise the dancers from years gone by having fun at gatherings and parties. Fun and celebratory.
Joyous upbeat waltz for solo classical guitar written around 90 years before a few bars of it became the most popular ringtone in history when used by Nokia in the 1990a. A classic that has become a digital classic!
This sting contains the few bars in the composition 'Gran Vals' which became the famous ringtone melody used by Nokia phones.
An advanced tremolo technique is required to perform this complex and well known guitar piece. 'Memories of the Alhambra', transports you to a different place and has been used in productions such as the film, 'The Killing Fields', the American TV show, 'The Sopranos' and the British TV show, 'Out of Town'.
A delightful waltz for guitar by Francisco Terrega. Sweet and bright, the melodies jump around in a positive and upbeat way. The whole track is happy, lively and full of joy.
This is such a well known and popular guitar solo that it is remarkable that the composer is unknown. A positive Spanish feel to this track full of passion, love and affection. Sometimes attributed to Francisco Tárrega and Fernando Sor among many others.
 
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