Category Early Music

Early music with classical guitar, lute, theorbo, vihuela and Baroque guitar. Music of the Renaissance and Baroque eras for classical guitar.

Bailete Frances by Gaspar Sanz

Bailete Frances (French Ballet) by Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710). PDF sheet music for classical guitar with video performance and lesson. This comes from my Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2, a collection of six works that come with both a notation edition with left…

Zarabande by Gaspar Sanz

Zarabande by Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710). PDF sheet music for classical guitar with video performance and lesson. This comes from my Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2, a collection of six works that come with both a notation edition with left hand fingering and…

Matachin by Gaspar Sanz

Matachin by Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710). PDF sheet music for classical guitar with video performance and lesson. This comes from my Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2, a collection of six works that come with both a notation edition with left hand fingering and…

La Esfachata de Napoles by Gaspar Sanz

La Esfachata de Napoles by Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710). PDF sheet music for classical guitar with video performance and lesson. This comes from my Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2, a collection of six works that come with both a notation edition with…

Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2

Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2

Gaspar Sanz Collection Volume 2 – PDF Sheet Music for Classical Guitar by Gaspar Sanz (1640-1710). Comes with both a notation edition with left hand fingering and a separate tab edition. Video performances and lessons for each piece. This is a PDF Download. Level: Intermediate…

Zuljan and Peter Croton Play Canaries by Gaultier on Lute

Zuljan & Peter Croton Play Canaries by Gaultier on Lute

Bor Zuljan & Peter Croton perform Canaries by Ennemond (Vieux) Gaultier (c.1575-1651) from the manuscript Vaudry de Saizenay. This comes via Zuljan’s YouTube channel. Bor plays an 11-course lute by Jiri Cepelak (2018) Peter plays an 11-course lute by Michael…

Aliosha de Santis Plays Allegro by Marcello

Aliosha de Santis performs Allegro by Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739) on a 1954 Hermann Hauser II Classical Guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Very spirited performance with a rhythmic drive and Baroque momentum rarely heard on guitar. There was no reference…

Raphaël Feuillâtre Plays Les cyclopes by Rameau

French classical guitarist Raphaël Feuillâtre performs Les cyclopes, from Suite in D major, RCT 3 by Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) arranged by Michel Gizard. Originally for keyboard. This comes via Deutsche Grammophon and their YouTube channel. Excellent performance by Feuillâtre with amazing fluidity…

Ryosuke Sakamoto Plays Mass for Three Voices by Byrd

Ryosuke Sakamoto performs his own intabulation of the Mass for Three Voices by William Byrd (c.1540-1623) on Renaissance lute. This comes via Sakamoto’s YouTube channel. I’ve been subscribed to Sakamoto for a long time especially to see all his videos of Francesco da…

Evangelina Mascardi and Lincoln Almada Play Santiago de Murcia

Evangelina Mascardi and Lincoln Almada Play Santiago de Murcia

Evangelina Mascardi (Baroque guitar) and Lincoln Almada (harp and percussion) perform works by Santiago de Murcia (1682-1739) at the Auditorium Pittaluga del Conservatorio di Alessandria, Italy. This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Beautiful performance as usual from Evangelina Mascardi and a…

Sheep May Safely Graze, BWV 208 by Bach

Sheep May Safely Graze (Schafe können sicher weiden) from Cantata Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, BWV 208 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). PDF sheet music and video for arranged for solo classical guitar. Comes with both a notation edition with…

Sellingers Round – Anonymous (Free PDF)

Sellingers Round (Anonymous Renaissance Lute Work) – Free PDF sheet music, performance, and lesson video for mid to late-beginner or easy-intermediate classical guitar. For use during or after my Method Book Volume 2. Free PDF Sheet Music Edition Sellingers Round (Anonymous Renaissance…