Category Early Music

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…

Marco Tamayo Plays Prélude, BWV 1007 by Bach

Marco Tamayo plays Prélude, BWV 1007, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via his YouTube channel. Originally in G Major for Unaccompanied Cello. Last week I posted Tamayo playing Canción para ti by Aureo Puerta Carreño and he mentions here…

Mademoiselle Tiroloise (SW28) by Weiss for Guitar (Sheet Music, Tab)

Mademoiselle Tiroloise by Weiss (PDF, Lesson)

Mademoiselle Tiroloise (SW28) in D Major from the London Manuscript by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). Sheet Music and/or Tab for Classical Guitar. Comes with both a notation only edition and a notation + tab edition. Left hand fingering. PDF Download.…

Ara Dinkjian Plays Oud via The Met

First Video: Keesher Bar (Night Dance), written and performed by Ara Dinkjian. Featured oud (ūd): Manol by Emmanuel Venios (Greek, active Turkey, 1838–1915/16), Ūd, 1916, Istanbul, Turkey. Spruce, mulberry, various woods, mother-of-pearl, mastic. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,…

Passacaille by Robert de Visée - Free PDF Sheet Music or Tab

Passacaille by Robert de Visée (PDF, Lesson)

Passacaille 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 with either a Notation Edition or…

Drew Henderson Plays BWV997 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Prelude, Sarabande, Gigue, and Double from the Suite for Lute in C minor, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. Great playing as usual from Henderson with a balanced sense…