Alirio Diaz: Bach Chaconne + Tarrega, Sor, et al: Teppaz 25.759 (10" LP)
Jacket EX / LP EX
This beautiful and rare 10" LP from Teppaz (25.759, French pressing, yellow label, laminated gatefold jacket, mono) entitled "panaorma de la guitare Classique no. 1" features legendary Venezuelan guitarist Alirio Díaz in mixed recital program, including Bach's mighty Chaconne, arranged from the Partita No. 2 in D minor for Solo Violin BWV 1004.
The exact contents are as follows:
Francisco Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Fernando Sor: Minuet in A Major Op. 11 No. 8
Mauro Giuliani: Allegro, from the Sonata in C Major Op. 15
Antonio Lauro: Waltz No. 1
Antonio Lauro: Waltz No. 2
J.S. Bach: Bourrée, from the Suite in E minor BWV 996
J.S. Bach: Chaconne, from the Partita for Solo Violin in D minor BWV 1004
The interior panels of the gatefold jacket contain a testimonial by composer Manuel de Falla, extensive notes on the music by Roland Manuel and a reproduction of a striking portrait of Diaz by R. François – all texts in French only. The reverse side of the jacket carries, in addition to the track listing, black-and-white reproductions of other guitar issues in the Teppaz catalog. This 10" LP was issued in late 1959 / early 1959.