The Magic of the Guitar

NEW!  Gary Ryan’s dazzling debut album from 1996 is now available as a digital download. This album has been a best-seller for over 20 years, giving guitar enthusiasts definitive recordings of a superb selection of some of the finest guitar works including Dowland, J.S.Bach, Sor, Albéniz and Piazzolla. The Magic of The Guitar is a delight to listen to for everyone who loves the sound of the classical guitar.

Running time: 1 hour  8 minutes


This album comprises of 18 MP3 audio files encoded at 320 Kbps and the full 5 page complete pdf artwork booklet. Filesize 174MB.

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Lute Suite No.4 in E Major (BWV 1006a) – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
1. Prelude
2. Gavotte en rondeau

3. Granada from Suite Espanola Op.47 – Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909)
4. Asturias from Suite Espanola Op.47 – Isaac Albéniz
5. Mallorca Op.202 – Isaac Albéniz
6. Verano Portero (Tango) – Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
7. Prelude No.1 – Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959)
8. Choros No.1 – Heitor Villa Lobos
9. Allemande (My Lady Hunssdon’s Puffe) – John Dowland (1563-1626)
10. Fantasia in E – John Dowland
11. Fantasia X – Alonso Mudarra (1510-1580)
12. Variations on a Theme of Mozart Op.9 – Fernando Sor (1778-1839)
13. Recuerdos de la Alhambra – Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909)

Three Venezuelan Waltzes – Antonio Lauro (1917-1986)
14. Andreina
15. La Negra
16. Natalia (Valse Criollo)

17. Julia Florida – Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885-1944)
18. Dansa Brasilera – Jorge Morel (1931- )