Category Early Music

Lesson: Tu Anderai Col Bocchalon (Anonymous Lute)

From Easy Classical Guitar Volume 2 – 15 Authentic Pieces from the Renaissance to Romantic era. All works from guitar and lute sources. PDF Download. Includes both: Notation-Only edition & TAB edition, left hand fingering, some right hand fingering, online video…

Cassie Martin plays Sonata K386 by Scarlatti

Cassie Martin plays Sonata K 386 in F minor by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), originally written for keyboard. Arrangement by Gerard Abiton. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Martin performs it on a 2019 Domenic Roscioli classical guitar. Amazing…

Marcin Dylla plays Lute Suite BWV 996 by Bach

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays Lute Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel.  Great performance with a pronounce rhythmic feel and directness in the praeludio that really refreshed the piece for…

Six Pavans by Luis de Milán for Guitar

Six Pavans by Luis de Milán (c.1500-1561) – Originally for vihuela. Sheet Music arranged for Classical Guitar with Notation-Only Edition, TAB Edition, and Unfingered Edition. Left hand fingering. PDF Download. Regular guitar tuning. Mixed level: Late-Intermediate to Early-Advanced (Grade 6-9). Generally easy shapes to play…

Kanahi Yamashita Plays the Chaconne BWV1004 by Bach

Kanahi Yamashita plays the Chaconne from Violin Partita No.2, BWV1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via her YouTube channel. Since her childhood in Nagasaki, Japan, Kanahi Yamashita was a member of the amazing Yamashita Family Quintet. I had…
The Round Battle Galliard by John Dowland – Sheet music and TAB for classical guitar

The Round Battle Galliard by Dowland for Guitar

The Round Battle Galliard (Poulton No. 39) by John Dowland (1563-1626) – Sheet music and TAB for classical guitar. Includes a Notation-Only Edition and a Notation + Modern TAB Edition. Left hand fingering. The level is Intermediate (Grade 7), generally easy but a…

Flauguissimo Duo Play Sonata by Anna Amalia of Prussia

Flauguissimo Duo with Yu-Wei Hu (Baroque flute) and Johan Löfving (Theorbo) play the 3rd movement, Allegro non troppo from Sonata in F Major for Flute and Continuo by Anna Amalia of Prussia (1723-1787), Princess-Abbess of Quedlinburg. This comes via the…

Matthew McAllister Plays Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring by Bach

Matthew McAllister playing Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring from Cantata BWV 147 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) from my free edition. This comes via his amazing YouTube channel. Matthew is playing a Michael Ritchie Guitar and using Augustine Strings. It’s so…

Henderson-Kolk Duo Play Vivaldi

The amazing Canadian Henderson-Kolk Duo with Drew Henderson & Michael Kolk play Concerto for two violins, two cellos, strings and continuo (D-dur RV 564) by by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), arranged by Henderson. This comes via Henderson’s great YouTube channel. Two of my favourite…

Marko Feri & Janoš Jurinčič Play Paradisi

Marko Feri & Janoš Jurinčič play Toccata in A major – Allegro by Pietro Domenico Paradisi (1707-1791), arr. for two guitars by Marko Feri. This comes via Jurinčič’s YouTube. Fantastic performancebut this duo filled with great rhythmic energy and a…