Category Early Music

Mille Regretz (Canción del Emperador) by Narváez

Mille Regretz (Canción del Emperador) by Luis de Narváez (fl. 1526-1549). PDF Sheet music or tab for classical guitar. Comes with both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB edition. Left hand fingering. The level is Late-Intermediate (Approximately Grade 7). This edition uses F# tuning on the 3rd…

Aufs Lautenwerk by Daniel Lippel

Aufs Lautenwerk by Daniel Lippel

Aufs Lautenwerk by Daniel Lippel “Aufs Lautenwerk presents three beloved masterworks in their original keys on a classical guitar refretted in Baroque well temperament. They were written at and for the keyboard, where each key has its own unique Affekt. Aufs Lautenwerk is…

David Russell Plays Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Bach

David Russell performs Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in the monastery of Celanova, Spain. This comes via the Omni Foundation and their Youtube channel via the Omni On-Location series, Concerts from Historic Sites. Love the introduction to the…

Stefen Koim Plays Passacaglia by Bartolotti

Stefen Koim performs Passacaglia by Angelo Michele Bartolotti (1615-1682) on a Baroque guitar. This baroque guitar replica was made in 2015 by Sebastian Kneffel. This comes via Koim’s YouTube channel. Great playing here with all the ingredients that make Baroque…

Johan Löfving Plays Canarios by Gaspar Sanz

Swedish guitarist Johan Löfving performs Canarios by Gaspar Sanz (1640–1710) on baroque guitar. This comes via his fantastic Youtube Channel. Great to hear Sanz on Baroque guitar where the strummed chords sound so at home. Brilliant performance by Löfving with his usual mix of amazing energy…

Prelude, Fugue & Allegro BWV 998 by Bach

Prelude, Fugue & Allegro, BWV 998 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This is truly one of the great works by Bach that is playable on the modern guitar. The Prelude and Allegro being fairly attainable while the fugue pushing the…

Daniel Schatz Plays Sonata K.22 by Scarlatti

Daniel Schatz Plays Sonata K.22 by Scarlatti

Daniel Schatz performs Sonata K.22 / L.360 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), originally for keyboard. This comes via his YouTube channel. Amazing performance, just look at that left hand move through the thick musical texture along with his solid rhythmic drive and motivic…

Ryosuke Sakamoto (Lute): Complete Francesco da Milano

Ryosuke Sakamoto has a fantastic project going on his YouTube where he’s playing through all of the Ricercares and Fantasias by Francesco Canova da Milano (1497–1543) in order of the Ness number. I included his intro video and the first Fantasia.…

Sarabande in E Minor by Visée (Lesson, PDF)

Sarabande in E Minor by Robert de Visée (1655-1733) – From Livre de pièces pour la guitare (Paris, 1686), Suite in E Minor. Originally for Baroque guitar. Sheet Music arranged for Classical Guitar. Comes with both notation-only edition and tab…

Evangelina Mascardi (Vihuela)

Evangelina Mascardi (Vihuela) Plays Mudarra, Cabezón, & Borrono

Evangelina Mascardi (Vihuela) performs a set including Mudarra, Cabezón, and Borrono. This comes via her YouTube channel. Excellent performances on the vihuela by Mascardi with beautiful rhythmic charm and great close ups of her fantastic technique. Go subscribe to her…

The Frog Galliard by Dowland (PDF, Lesson)

The Frog Galliard (Poulton No. 23) by John Dowland (1563-1626). Originally for lute. PDF Sheet music or tab for classical guitar. Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a Tab Edition. Left hand fingering. The level is Late-Intermediate (Grade 7-8). This is a PDF Download PDF…