Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra)
Francisco Tárrega

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Tárrega's masterpiece climbs nine chart positions

The Recuerdos de la Alhambra was apparently dedicated to a friend, with Tárrega writing on the original manuscript, "since I cannot offer you a present of any worth on your birthday, accept this humble poetic impression, made on my soul by the grandiose marvel of the Alhambra of Granada we both admire."

Guitar on a Chair by Juan Gris (1913).