John Mills' new double CD Segovia the Ramirez Years is now available
Segovia - The Ramirez Years is a tribute to the profound legacy of Andres Segovia and The House of Ramirez. In 1912, a youthful Segovia was given a guitar by Manuel Ramirez, thus beginning an illustrious partnership between the most famous guitarist and guitar maker in the world. Legendary British classical
guitarist John Mills presents a double CD recording in which he performs a selection of celebrated works written for and transcribed by Andres Segovia. The album includes music by Tansman, Torroba, Ponce and Haug To promote an authenticity of tone, this album has been recorded on a 664mm Cedar top - 'Tradicional' Ramirez 1A concert guitar. Presented with an extended booklet containing interviews with Alexandre Tansman’s daughter Mireille and Cecilia Rodrigo, this album captures the timeless magic and beauty of the Segovian - repertoire and Ramirez guitars.
John Mills' new and highly acclaimed DVD Evolucion
Now available from DPJ FILMS,
The Classical Guitar DVD, Evolución featuring John Mills
John Mills, one of Britain's
most eminent guitarists, explores the secrets of guitar technique and
instrumental expressiveness. He offers a detailed personal lesson in every
aspect of performance, providing not only enjoyment but also a unique
experience of a profound masterclass.(Graham Wade). John Mills studied with Andres Segovia, John Williams and Julian Bream. In his remarkable career spanning some 45 years he has given over 3000 concerts around the world. He is also regarded as a leading exponent in the Segovia repertoire of the early to mid 20th Century. Filmed in John’s home town of Westbury, Wiltshire, there are many examples of technical and stylistic analysis from 1860 onwards. The film includes several complete performances of pieces by Tansman and Torroba along with extracts by Albeniz, Ponce, Llobet and Granados. This unique documentary offers a rare insight into John's vast knowledge, skills and talent, creating an invaluable resource for both students and professionals alike. Evolución DVD £14.99, plus £1.50 p&p To order visit www.spiritofscotland.net
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