Category Early Music

Courante, BWV 996 by Bach (Lesson, PDF)

Performance, Lesson, Sheet Music: Courante from Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Bach Sheet Music, Tab, or Free Unfingered Edition Here’s the third lesson for my edition of the Suite in E Minor, BWV 996. In this video I…

Tariq Harb Plays Tempo di Borea, BWV 1002 by Bach

Tariq Harb performs his arrangement of the 4th movement, Tempo di Borea, from Partita No.1, BWV 1002 for solo violin by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Harb’s fantastic YouTube Channel. His arrangement is available to purchase here. Nice and crisp rhythmic…

Sanel Redzic Plays Violin Sonata, BWV 1001 by Bach

Sanel Redžić plays Violin Sonata I, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Redžić’s fantastic and very active YouTube channel. Recorded in Schottenkirche Erfurt, Germany. Another entire Bach sonata! I don’t know if he’s covering the entire output but he’s on his…

Sinfonia (Arioso), BWV 156 by Bach (Lesson, PDF)

Sinfonia (Arioso) from Cantata “Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe” BWV 156 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Sheet Music or tab arranged for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Left hand fingering. Early-Intermediate…

Pavana by Gaspar Sanz (Lesson, PDF)

Pavana by Gaspar Sanz (1640 – 1710). Originally for Baroque guitar. This comes from my Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 5 book. Five pieces at the grade 5 level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece. Jump Ahead in the Video:…

Thomas Boysen (Vihuela) Plays Milan

Thomas C. Boysen plays Fantasia XI from El Masestro (1536) by Luis de Milán (c.1500-1561) on a Vihuela da Mano by Lourdes Uncilla. Really nice playing by Boysen with beautiful phrasing and pacing. Great to see an authentic performance up…

Ricercare No.7 by Milano (Lesson, PDF)

Ricercare (Fantasia) 7 by Francesco Canova da Milano (1497–1543). This comes from my Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 5 book. Five pieces at the grade 5 level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece. This lesson in the book…
Pacific MusicWorks

Pacific MusicWorks: Baptista, Plà, Zipoli

Stephen Stubbs (baroque guitar/director) along with Tekla Cunningham (baroque violin), Christine Beckman (baroque violin), Caroline Nicolas (baroque cello), Maxine Eilander (baroque harp), Henry Lebedinsky (organ/harpsichord), Antonio Gomez (percussion), play an excerpt from their virtual release on Dec 12th, 2020 from Allegro…

Dominika Dawidowska Plays Scarlatti K.11

Polish guitarist Dominika Dawidowska plays Sonata K.11, L.352 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), originally written for keyboard. This comes via Matthew McAllister’s YouTube but you can also follow Dawidowska’s Youtube. Dominika Dawidowska studies with Matthew McAllister at the Royal Conservatoire of…

Rondeau, Pastorel, Passepied, Giga by David Kellner

Rondeau, Pastorel, Passepied, Giga by David Kellner (1670-1748) arranged for classical guitar (originally for lute). Sheet music includes both a notation only edition and a notation + TAB edition in downloadable PDF format. These pieces are approximately late-intermediate to advanced level…