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Bradford Werner

Bradford Werner is a classical guitarist and music publisher from British Columbia, Canada. He owns and edits the online publication This is Classical Guitar and sheet music store Werner Guitar Editions. He has taught a wide range of students from dedicated youth, hobbyists adults, and emerging young professionals in collage programs. Bradford taught classical guitar at the Victoria Conservatory of Music for 16 years and freelanced and performed in Greater Victoria for 20 years. He adjudicates festivals, and has given exams and masterclasses for The Alberta Provincial Festival, Mount Royal University, Calgary Guitar Society, and many more. Also see his work with the Quelus Guitar Duo, and the Victoria Guitar Trio with Michael Dias and Adrian Verdejo. The trio has commissioned numerous premieres and recorded an album on RedShift Records showcasing contemporary Canadian composers. See more at his personal website.

Zane Forshee and Gene Koshinski Play Clockwork by Koshinski

Zane Forshee and Gene Koshinski Play Clockwork by Gene Koshinski

Zane Forshee (guitar) and Gene Koshinski (percussion) play Killjoy – III. “Clockwork” by Gene Koshinski (b.1980), scored for amplified guitar and percussion. This comes via Koshinski’s Youtube. Great interactive composition with excellent writing for the guitar. Fantastic playing by Forshee…

Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31 by Matiegka

Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31 by Matiegka

Sonata No.4 in E minor, Op.31 by Wenzel Thomas Matiegka (1773-1830). PDF Sheet music for classical guitar. Three movements: I. Allegro Moderato, II. Schezo and Trio, III. Capricio. Mainly open position playing. Intermediate or advanced depending on the tempo. Approximately grade 8…

Grazioso, No.4, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani

Grazioso, No.4, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) – Lesson and Performance. This is from my PDF or hardcopy sheet music edition for classical guitar: Le Papillon, No. 1-32, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani. Grades 1-7 and includes both a notation-only edition and a tab edition.…

Allegretto, No.3, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani

Allegretto, No.3, Op.50 by Giuliani for Classical Guitar

Performance and Lesson for Allegretto, No.3, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). This is from my PDF or hardcopy sheet music edition for classical guitar: Le Papillon, No. 1-32, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani. Grades 1-7 and includes both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Le…

Fabrizio Proietti Plays Tedesco Sonata Op.77

Italian guitarist Fabrizio Proietti plays Sonata (Omaggio a Boccherini), Op. 77 (1934) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their YouTube and Proietti’s Youtube. I’ve always loved this sonata so usually share it whenever I get the…

Andrea De Vitis Plays Tellur by Tristan Murail

Andrea De Vitis plays Tellur (1977) by Tristan Murail (b.1947). This comes via his YouTube channel. Great to hear this piece which I heard live a few years back. Excellent performance by Andrea De Vitis with very focused pacing, dramatic gestures, and sense of space. For…

Anton Baranov Plays Prelude No.5, Op.11 by Scriabin

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Prelude No.5, Op.11 by Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915), originally for piano. This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel. Scriabin was a Russian composer and pianist with a whole range of fascinating biographical tidbits (read Baranov’s description below or visit the Wiki). Beautiful…

Grazioso, No.2, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani

Performance and Lesson for Grazioso, No.2, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). This is from my PDF or hardcopy sheet music edition for classical guitar: Le Papillon, No. 1-32, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani. Grades 1-7 and includes both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Le…

Andantino, No.1, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani

Performance and Lesson for Andantino, No. 1, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). This is from my PDF or hardcopy sheet music edition for classical guitar: Le Papillon, No. 1-32, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani. Grades 1-7 and includes both a notation-only edition…

Le Papillon, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani

Le Papillon, No. 1-32, Op.50 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) – PDF Sheet Music for Classical Guitar. Includes both a notation-only edition and tab edition. Easy to mid-intermediate level, approximately grades 1-7 with the majority of the works in the grade 3 -5 range. 116…

Q&A Lesson: Rest and Free Stroke on Classical Guitar

Q&A Lesson: Rest Stroke (Apoyando) and Free Stroke (Tirando) on Classical Guitar: Thanks to all my Patreon supporters who submitted questions. You can visit my Support Page if you enjoy these and want to help out. Here’s the YouTube link if you want to watch the video…

Study No.25, Op.60 by Fernando Sor

Performance and Lesson for Study No.25 in D Major (Andante Cantabile), Op.60 by Fernando Sor (1778–1839). This is from my PDF or hardcopy sheet music or tab edition for classical guitar: 25 Progressive Studies, Op.60 by Fernando Sor. Fernando Sor’s Op.60 is…