Category Chamber Music

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

Henderson and Farintosh Play Prelude, BWV 825 by Bach

Canadian guitarists Drew Henderson and Simon Farintosh perform Prelude from Partita No.1, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel where he is planning more collaborations with friends and colleagues. Beautiful clean performance with excellent rhythmic pacing and voice separation.…

Zuljan and Peter Croton Play Canaries by Gaultier on Lute

Zuljan & Peter Croton Play Canaries by Gaultier on Lute

Bor Zuljan & Peter Croton perform Canaries by Ennemond (Vieux) Gaultier (c.1575-1651) from the manuscript Vaudry de Saizenay. This comes via Zuljan’s YouTube channel. Bor plays an 11-course lute by Jiri Cepelak (2018) Peter plays an 11-course lute by Michael…

Cicchillitti and Deutsch Play Folk Suite by Jason Noble

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti and flautist Lara Deutsch perform Folk Suite by Jason Noble. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. Wonderful performance and piece filled with a vast variety of melodies and textures. Check out some info below or more via his YouTube description: Originally written…

Evangelina Mascardi and Lincoln Almada Play Santiago de Murcia

Evangelina Mascardi and Lincoln Almada Play Santiago de Murcia

Evangelina Mascardi (Baroque guitar) and Lincoln Almada (harp and percussion) perform works by Santiago de Murcia (1682-1739) at the Auditorium Pittaluga del Conservatorio di Alessandria, Italy. This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Beautiful performance as usual from Evangelina Mascardi and a…

Delta Guitar Quartet plays Patterns by Freya Arde

Delta Guitar Quartet performs Patterns by Freya Arde (b.1988). The Delta Guitar Quartet includes Judith Beschow, Juliane Byrenheid, Simon Riedlecker, and Albrecht Bunk. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Beautiful performance by the Delta Guitar Quartet with excellent pacing and a…

Gabrielli & Bernardi Play Overture from Tancredi by Rossini

Saverio Gabrielli (violin) and Lorenzo Bernardi (guitar) perform the Overture from Tancredi by Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868), arranged by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) from his Choix de 12 Ouvertures de la Composition de Rossini arrangées pour Guitare et Violon. This comes via Bernardi’s…

Valle&Vitis Duo Play Preludio and Balletto by Ponce

Valle&Vitis Duo with Andrea De Vitis  (guitar) and Simone Vallerotonda (archlute) perform Preludio – Balletto by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948), arranged by Valle&Vitis Duo. This comes via the Omni Foundation online series and their Youtube channel. The Preludio is originally for solo guitar and later…

Mobley and Acker Perform Purcell

Reginald L. Mobley (countertenor) and Brandon Acker (theorbo) perform Here The Deities Approve from Welcome to all the pleasures, Z.339 by Henry Purcell (c. 1659–1695). This comes via Acker’s great YouTube channel. Mobley is one of my favourite early music vocalists and I’ve been lucky to hear him…

Cochran & McAllister perform Metamorphosis No.2 by Glass

Matthew Cochran and Matthew McAllister perform Metamorphosis No.2 by Philip Glass (b.1937), originally for piano and arranged for guitars by Cochran and McAllister. This comes via McAllister’s YouTube channel. Recorded in November 2022 at the Cathedral Barn in Traverse City, Michigan, USA. I first heard this work…

Cochran & McAllister perform Icarus by Ralph Towner

Matthew Cochran and Matthew McAllister perform Icarus by Ralph Towner (b.1940). This comes via McAllister’s YouTube channel. Recorded in November 2022 at the Cathedral Barn in Traverse City, Michigan, USA. Nice to post both Cochran and McAllister in an ensemble after hearing…

Ariel Abramovich and Perrine Devillers

Abramovich and Devillers Perform Ceballos (arr. Daza)

Ariel Abramovich (vihuela de mano) and Perrine Devillers (soprano) perform Duro mal, terrible llanto by Spanish composer Rodrigo de Ceballos (c.1525-c.1581) arranged by Estevan Daza (c.1537-1596) in his El Parnasso (Valladolid, 1576). This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Estevan Daza, or…

Rafael Aguirre

Rafael Aguirre Plays Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Rodrigo

Rafael Aguirre performs the guitar concerto Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid with the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra and José Luis López Antón. This comes via his YouTube channel. Wonderful playing by Aguirre and…