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Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999 : Spain) Conductor: Placido Domingo Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Soloists: Manuel Barrueco Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5561752

Joaquin Rodrigo Conductor: Douglas Boyd Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists: Charles Ramirez Record label: Signum Catalogue ID: SIGCD 244

Concierto Serenata Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999 : Spain) Conductor: Ernst Marzendorfer Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Nicanor Zabaleta Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 469 1902

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999 : Spain) Conductor: Douglas Boyd Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Soloists: Charles Ramirez Record label: Signum Catalogue ID: SIGCD 244

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999 : Spain) Conductor: Enrique Batiz Ensemble: Mexico State Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Alfonso Moreno Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CZS 7674352

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999 : Spain) Conductor: Placido Domingo Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Soloists: Manuel Barrueco Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CDC 5561752

Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999 : Spain) Conductor: Enrique Batiz Ensemble: Mexico State Symphony Orchestra Soloists: Alfonso Moreno Record label: EMI Catalogue ID: CZS 7674352

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