Klaudyna Żołnierek Performs Robert de Visée

Klaudyna Żołnierek Performs Prelude, Sarabande, and Chaconne in A Minor by Robert de Visée (1655-1733) on Theorbo. This comes via her YouTube channel. Nice to see more and more theorbo performances being posted online. Great performance here by Żołnierek who…

Austin Classical Guitar Presents HOPE

Austin Classical Guitar recently presented a live stream concert devoted to hope. It was a big international event featuring 16 artists from around the world (see performer list below) and full length concert at 1 hour 24 minutes. Each artist gives a…

Lesson: Combining Exercises and Fingerboard Knowledge

Lesson: Combining Exercises and Fingerboard Knowledge for Classical Guitar – The initial shift exercise is from page 70 of my Classical Guitar Technique book. I then add slurs to the exercise followed by a discussion about mapping out the octaves and…

Lesson: Note Review, Sight Reading The Imitation Game

Beginner Lesson: Note Review and Sight Reading The Imitation Game. This is from page 63-64 my free PDF Method: Classical Guitar Method Vol. 1. All the lessons for the book are listed at the download page. This book teaches classical and…

Antonio Rugolo Performs Studi 18 by Gilardino

Antonio Rugolo performs Studi n.18 – Rosario (Omaggio a Manuel de Falla) from Studi di virtuosità e di trascendenza by Angelo Gilardino (B. 1941). This comes via his YouTube channel. I love Angelo Gilardino‘s Studi di virtuosità e di trascendenza. Although the…

Aphex Twin for Guitar by Simon Farintosh

Aphex Twin for Guitar by Simon FarintoshEP, 2021 Simon Farintosh Listen on Spotify or Youtube Music. Simon Farintosh has a new EP, Aphex Twin for Guitar, featuring six arrangements of Aphex Twin works. For those of you unfamiliar with the artist,…

Hercules Hideaway Microphone Boom Stand

Hercules Hideaway Microphone Boom Stand (MS533B)EZ Clutch Tripod Microphone Stand with 2 in 1 Hideaway Boomherculesstands.com Buy from Amazon: Hercules Microphone Stand MS533B Big thanks to Mark and Mike for sending these stands to me via my gift registry on…

Matthew McAllister plays Galliard by Francis Cutting

Matthew McAllister plays Galliard by Francis Cutting (c.1550–1596). This comes via his amazing YouTube channel. Excellent playing by McAllister with a nice bounce to the rhythm and some beautiful tapered phrasing. Cutting is one of the great Elizabethan lute players and composers but little…

Mussa Diabaté Plays Kaira on Ngoni

Kaira, traditional music from Mali, performed on the n’goni by Mussa Diabaté. Filmed in the André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This comes via their Youtube channel. The Ngoni or “n’goni” is a string instrument, traditional to…