Category Chamber Music

Chamber Music with Classical Guitar. Videos, performances, lessons, and articles.

Johnston Brothers Play Tonadilla by Rodrigo

The Johnston Brothers with Ziggy and Miles Johnston perform Tonadilla for two guitars (I. Allegretto ma non troppo II. Minueto pomposo III. Allegro vivace) by Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). This comes via their great YouTube channel. Excellent ensemble skills and articulations throughout with virtuosity to…

Grande Serenade en Potpourri Op.63 by Hummel

Artyom Dervoed (guitar) with Polina Osetinskaya (piano), Haik Kazazyan (violin), Alexander Ramm (cello) and Maxim Rubtsov (flute) perform the Grande Serenade en Potpourri Op.63 for piano, violin, guitar, flute and cello by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778–1837). Wonderful performance with excellent…

Ranallo and Beattie: Ouroboros Miniatures by Bolaños

Ranallo and Beattie: Ouroboros Miniatures by Bolaños

Lenny Ranallo and Tim Beattie perform Ouroboros Miniatures (2008) for two guitars by Gabriel Bolaños (1984). Originally broadcast at the 21C Guitar Festival. This comes via Beattie’s YouTube channel. Excellent performance and ensemble skills by Ranallo and Beattie with intricate articulations and…

Boyd Meets Girl Play Debussy and New Album

Boyd Meets Girl (guitarist Rupert Boyd and cellist Laura Metcalf) perform their own arrangement of Arabesque No.1 by French composer Claude Debussy (1862-1918). This recording is featured on their new album Songs of Love & Despair. Beautiful performance and arrangement by Boyd and Metcalf. The…

Finlay Hay & Amy Karensa Morris Perform Seiber

Finlay Hay (guitar) and Amy Karensa Morris (voice) perform Le Rossignol and J’ai descendu by Mátyás Seiber (1905-1960) from Four French Folk Songs. Originally Quatre chansons populaires francaises for soprano and string orchestra (1948). This comes via Finlay Hay’s YouTube…

Dir, dir Jehova, will ich singen BWV 452 by Bach

Charles Daniels (tenor), Menno van Delft (harpsichord), Mieneke van der Velden (viola da gamba), and Fred Jacobs (theorbo) perform “Dir, dir Jehova, will ich singen” BWV 452 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes from the absolutely amazing Netherlands Bach Society and…

Zane Forshee and Gene Koshinski Play Clockwork by Gene Koshinski

Zane Forshee and Gene Koshinski Play Killjoy by Koshinski

Zane Forshee (guitar) and Gene Koshinski (percussion) play all three movements of Killjoy 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…

Pablo Sáinz Villegas Plays Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Rodrigo

Pablo Sáinz Villegas performs the famous concerto Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) with Orquesta de la Minería, México and director José Luis Castillo. This comes via his YouTube channel. The four movements are: I. Villano y Ricercar (Adagietto); II.…

The Walls by Sergio Assad

The Walls by Sergio Assad Featuring Yo-Yo Ma

Fantastic! The Walls by Sergio Assad featuring Yo-Yo Ma on cello. This project was a collaboration by Sergio Assad, Yo-Yo Ma, 60 guitarists from around the world and the excellent Uros Baric. The video and info quote below comes via Uros Baric’s YouTube channel (go…

Toward the Sea by Takemitsu (Cicchillitti / Deutsch)

Adam Cicchillitti (Guitar) and Lara Deutsch (flute) perform Toward the Sea by Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996). The work is divided into three sections: The Night, Moby-Dick, and Cape Cod. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. I always enjoy Takemitsu,…

Sonate pour guitare et violoncelle en quatre rêves by Duplessy

French guitarist Jérémy Jouve and Cellist François Salque plays Sonate pour guitare et violoncelle en quatre rêves (Sonata for Guitar and Cello in Four Dreams), IV. Rêve fou (Crazy Dream) by French composer and multi-instrumentalist Mathias Duplessy (b.1972). Great playing as usual…