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Christopher Parkening

Christopher Parkening
Born: Dec 14, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Folk
Biography: Widely recognized as an heir to the legacy of Andres Segovia, Christopher Parkening was celebrated among the greatest contemporary classical guitar virtuosos of his generation. His prolific discography included The Pleasures of Their Company, a collaboration with soprano Kathleen Battle, Parkening Plays ...Read full biography
A Tribute To Segovia
Released: 1991
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This is a well-balanced set that finds Christopher Parkening playing selections from Spanish composers, including Segovia. A former student, and heir apparent. Parkening's impeccable technique, subtle ...Read full review
Angels' Glory
Released: 1996
Label: Sony Classical
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Kathleen Battle's Angels' Glory is a terrific holiday album that appropriately concentrates on religious-themed traditional carols. It's a somber yet joyous affair which won't be suited to light-hearted ...Read full review
More Christopher Parkening albums: Main Albums (11), Compilations (1)
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