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Adam Cicchillitti Plays Sonata, Op.61 by Turina

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti performs Sonata, Op.61 (1931) by Joaquin Turina (1882–1949). This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel with video/audio work by Drew Henderson. Movements: I. Allegro – Allegretto tranquillo; II. Andante; III. Allegro vivo. Great playing by Cicchillitti with some excellent pacing and contrasts between…

Tariq Harb Plays Sevilla, Op.47, No.3 by Albeniz

Tariq Harb performs Sevilla, Suite Española, Op. 47, No.3 by Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909). This comes via Harb’s fantastic YouTube Channel. I don’t post very much Albeniz on the site but Harb’s playing is a perfect match to the repertoire in this performance. Great…

Pavaniglia con parti variate by Giovanni Paolo Foscarini (PDF sheet music for guitar)

Pavaniglia con parti variate by Foscarini

Pavaniglia con parti variate by Giovanni Paolo Foscarini (fl.1600-1647). PDF sheet music for classical guitar with free performance and lesson video. From I quattro libri della chitarra spagnola. Originally for Baroque guitar. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Left hand fingering. Intermediate…

Drew Henderson Plays Three Sonatas by Paganini

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Three Sonatas from 37 Sonatas MS84 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel (one of my favourites, go subscribe). I’ve never thought much about these sonatas so it’s great to hear them come to life with Henderson’s excellent…

Cicchillitti and Cowan Play Après éxode by Roux

Cicchillitti & Cowan Play Après l’éxode by Roux

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan perform the double concerto Après l’éxode by Patrick Roux (b.1962) with conductor Kevin Mallon of Thirteen Strings. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. Excellent performance and concerto, here’s their info on the work via Youtube: This is a work that…

David Jacques Plays Air Italiano and Doubles on Baroque Guitar

Canadian guitarist David Jacques plays an anonymous Air Italiano & Doubles (Anon. Ms Hertzberg Mus.Ms a 5038, National Library, Norway) on a Didier Nicolas Aîné, c.1780 original baroque guitar. Charming little works and performance with some excellent flowing articulations and pacing. See his…

Cicchillitti & Cowan Play The Turing Test by Alex Burtzos

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan perform The Turing Test (2019) by Alex Burtzos (b.1985) for two amplified guitars, fixed media electronics and GuitarAMI. Premiered at the 21st Century Guitar conference. GuitarAMI: 21st Century Augmented Guitars: A project proposed by Edu Meneses, Researcher…

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…

Air Varié de Vive Henry IV by Julia Piston

Air Varié de Vive Henry IV by Julia Piston

Air varié de Vive Henry IV by Julia Piston (c.1800-1842) for classical guitar. Also called Variations sur L’air Vive Henri IV. PDF Sheet Music for classical guitar. Includes both notation-only edition and tab edition. Late-Intermediate to Early-Advanced depending on tempos, Grade 8-9. My PDF Sheet…

Capirola Lutebook for Guitar

Capirola Lutebook Volume 1

Capirola Lutebook Volume 1: La Vilanela, Balletto, Canto Bello, Gentil Prince by Vincenzo Capirola (1474–c.1548). PDF sheet music arranged for classical guitar. Left hand fingering. Comes with both a fingered edition and unfingered edition. This is a notation-only edition and fingered…

Adam Cicchillitti Plays Gigue BWV 1004 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti performs the Gigue from Partita in D minor for solo violin BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel with video work by Drew Henderson. Beautifully clean and rhythmic performance with wonderful tone by Cicchillitti.…

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…