Category Classical Guitar Canada

Classical Guitar in Canada featuring Canadian classical guitarists, composers, videos, and more. This is Classical Guitar is based in Victoria, BC, Canada and proud to support Canadian content.

Emma Rush Plays Variazioni Op. 9 by Emilia Giuliani Guglielmi

Canadian guitarist Emma Rush performs Variazioni su un tema de Mercadante Op.9 by Emilia Giuliani Guglielmi (1813-1850). This comes via Rush’s YouTube channel. You can also find this work on her album Wake the Sigh. Wonderful playing by Rush on a…

Simon Farintosh Plays Distant Light

Canadian guitarist Simon Farintosh performs his own composition Distant Light that recently won the Ottawa Guitar Society Composition Competition. This comes via Simon’s YouTube Channel. Congratulations to Simon on a beautiful piece and excellent performance. You can find his sheet music edition via…

Pastoral, No.9, Op.15 by François de Fossa

Pastoral, No.9 from Douze Divertissemens, Op.15 by François de Fossa (1775-1849). PDF sheet music and video for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation edition with left hand fingering and a separate tab edition. The level is late-intermediate to early-advanced (Grade 8-9), although short,…

Sounds of Time & Distance by Alfredo Santa Ana

Sounds of Time & DistanceAn album of music for guitar, electronics, and fluteBy Alfredo Santa AnaASA Records November, 2022 Listen or Buy via Spotify, Bandcamp, Apple or learn more at alfredosantaana.ca. Sounds of Time & Distance by Alfredo Santa Ana…

Rosita (Polka) by Francisco Tárrega

Rosita (Polka) by Francisco Tárrega (1852–1909) – PDF sheet music for classical guitar with free video performance and lesson. Comes with both a notation-only edition with left hand fingering and a tab edition. The level depends on your tempo but either late-intermediate or early-advanced (Grade 7-8) due to all the…

Reviving Repertoire (Virtual Workshop)

Reviving Repertoire! Virtual Workshop on finding music by overlooked composers. Azuline Duo with Emma Rush (guitar) and Sara Traficante (flute) are offering a workshop about finding repertoire by historically overlooked composers. In the one-hour zoom session participants will learn how,…

Adam Cicchillitti Plays Study No.1 by Phil Parker

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti performs Study No.1 by Irish composer Phil Parker. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. Nice to hear all the new music on Cicchillitti’s channel and great playing as usual. Here’s what he mentions in his YouTube description: Study 1,” by Phil…

Drew Henderson Plays Nocturne Op.9, No.2 by Chopin

Drew Henderson Plays Nocturne Op.9, No.2 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) on a Romantic 7-string guitar by Mark Usherovich. This comes via Henderson’s YouTube channel. Another beautiful performance and video by Henderson from his studio. Lovely phrasing and sound throughout. Check out his…

Lachrimae (Poulton No.15) by John Dowland for Guitar

Lachrimae (Poulton No.15) by John Dowland (1563-1626). PDF sheet music and video for classical guitar. Originally for Renaissance lute. Includes both a notation-only edition with left hand fingering and a separate tab edition. The level is early-advanced (grade 9). This is a PDF Download. My PDF Sheet…

Drew Henderson Plays Les soirées d’Auteuil, Op.23 by Coste

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Les soirées d’Auteuil, Op.23 by Napoleon Coste (1805-1883). This comes via Henderson’s super excellent YouTube channel. Beautiful playing by Henderson with some elegant phrasing, pacing, and musical balance. Some exciting and zippy playing halfway through. I’ve never fully explored Coste’s works but…

Gnossienne No.1 by Erik Satie for Guitar

Gnossienne No.1 by Erik Satie (1866-1925) arranged for classical guitar. PDF sheet music or tab edition for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Late-Intermediate (grade 7). This is a PDF download. My PDF Sheet Music Edition Gnossienne No.1…

Tim Beattie Plays Nocturne, Reverie Op. 19 by Regondi

Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie performs Nocturne “Reverie” Op. 19 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) at Hailes Castle, Scotland. This comes via his YouTube where you can see more info and credits. As he mentioned to me, “We filmed this in Hailes Castle ruin (east…