Category Early Music

Sanel Redžić Plays Suite BWV 995 by Bach

Sanel Redžić plays Suite BWV 995 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Redžić’s fantastic and very active YouTube channel. Recorded in Schottenkirche Erfurt, Germany. I love Redžić’s balanced playing, musical but also rhythmic and well-paced. I’ve been working of…

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Passacaglia by Roncalli on Baroque Guitar

Lorenzo Micheli plays Passacaglia (1692) by Ludovico Roncalli (1654–1713) on Baroque guitar. Micheli is playing a guitar by Stephen Murphy after Stradivari’s Oxford guitar. This comes via Micheli’s absolutely fantastic YouTube channel. Audio and Video Recording by Drew Henderson. Great playing by…
Fantasia X by Mudarra for Guitar - Sheet Music or Tab

Fantasia X by Mudarra for Guitar

Fantasía que contrahazee la harpa en la manera de Ludovico by Alonso Mudarra (c.1510–1580). Also known as Fantasia X or No. 10 from Tres libros de música en cifra para vihuela (1546). Includes both a notation-only edition and modern TAB edition. Arranged for guitar, relative lute tuning (3rd…

Matthew McAllister Plays Tarleton’s Riserrectione by Dowland

Matthew McAllister playing from my edition of Tarleton’s Riserrectione (Poulton No. 59) by John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via his amazing YouTube channel. It’s so fantastic to hear a great pro like McAllister play my score, his playing is so musical…

Rene Izquierdo Plays Prelude BWV 1007 by Bach

Rene Izquierdo plays Prelude from Cello Suite No. 1, BWV 1007 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) . This comes via Izquierdo’s great YouTube channel. Here he’s trying out a new guitar (only #23) by new on the scene luthier Ric Larsen. Great…

Grade 4 Lesson: Orlando Sleepeth by Dowland

This lesson comes from my book Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 4 – Six pieces at the grade four level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece. Orlando Sleepeth (Poulton No.61) by John Dowland (1563-1626) – YouTube Video Lesson Link.…

Hideki Yamaya Plays Preludio BWV1006 by Bach on Mandolino

Hideki Yamaya plays the Preludio from Partita for Solo Violin No. 3 in E major BWV 1006 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750). Arranged for mandolino (Baroque mandolin) by Hideki Yamaya on a Mandolino by Mel Wong, San Francisco, California 2019.…

Drew Henderson Plays Scarlatti

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Three Sonatas by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), originally written for keyboard and arranged by Henderson. This comes via his excellent YouTube channel. He also has the sheet music available. Beautiful playing by Henderson with wonderful ornamentation and rhythmic clarity.…

Thomas Riamon Plays Sarabande, BWV 825 by Bach

French guitarist Thomas Riamon plays the fourth movement, Sarabande from the Harpsichord Partita No. 1, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) on a 2007 Antonio Raya Ferrer guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. If you follow the…

Matthew Cochran Plays Bach Sonata BWV1003 (Complete)

Matthew Cochran plays Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 (originally for solo violin) by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via his YouTube channel and recorded at Cathedral Barn in Historic Barns Park, Traverse City MI.. The complete…