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Drew Henderson Plays Les soirées d’Auteuil, Op.23 by Coste

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Les soirées d’Auteuil, Op.23 by Napoleon Coste (1805-1883). This comes via Henderson’s super excellent YouTube channel. Beautiful playing by Henderson with some elegant phrasing, pacing, and musical balance. Some exciting and zipper playing halfway through. I’ve never fully explored Coste’s works but…

Sonata No.9 by Giovanni Zamboni

Sonata No.9 by Giovanni Zamboni

Sonata No.9 a by Giovanni Zamboni (c.1650-1721). From Sonate d’intavolatura di liuto Op.1. PDF Sheet Music arranged for classical guitar. Originally for archlute. Movements: Preludio, Alemanda, Giga, Sarabanda, Gavotte. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Left hand fingering. The level is early-advanced depending on…

Anika Hutschreuther Concert

Anika Hutschreuther classical guitar concert with works by Barrios, Bach, Machado, and Ponce. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel  but you can also follow her YouTube channel as well. Amazing performance by Hutschreuther with a clean and direct but well paced and…

Thomas Viloteau Plays Due Canzoni Lidie by Nuccio D’Angelo

Thomas Viloteau performs Due Canzoni Lidie by Italian guitarist and composer Nuccio D’Angelo (b.1955). This comes via Viloteau’s fantastic YouTube channel. Mesmerizing performance and excellent control over the melodic lines and relentless accompaniment figure. Plus some intense textures near the end. This comes from his newest…

Marcello Fantoni performs La Clochette Op.325 by Carulli.

Marcello Fantoni Plays La Clochette Op.325 by Carulli

Marcello Fantoni performs La Clochette Op.325, Fantaisie pour la Guitare sur un Thème de Paganini by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) on a period François René Lacôte, 1820 guitar. This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. La Clochette is based on the theme from Rondo à…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Lutenist Eric Thomas

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister’s Gallery of Guitar YouTube Curator Series (go subscribe). Here he interviews lutenist Eric Thomas. They discuss the Renaissance lute, the repertoire, his video performance of Calata ala spagnola by Joan Ambrosio Dalza (fl. 1508), and…

Drew Henderson Plays Three Sonatas by Paganini

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Three Sonatas from 37 Sonatas MS84 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel (one of my favourites, go subscribe). I’ve never thought much about these sonatas so it’s great to hear them come to life with Henderson’s excellent…

Filippos Manoloudis Classical Guitar Concert

Greek guitarist Filippos Manoloudis performs a concert with repertoire by John Dowland (1563-1626), Fernando Sor (1778–1839), Manuel Maria Ponce (1882-1948), Jubing Kristianto (b.1966), and Duke Ellington (1899-1974). This comes via the Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Manoloudis received a recording session at Siccas…

Trio Sonata in G BWV 1039 by Bach

Marten Root (traverso), Doretthe Janssens (traverso), Mieneke van der Velden (viola da gamba), Mike Fentross (theorbo) perform Trio Sonata in G major BWV 1039 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via the amazing Netherlands Bach Society and their YouTube from their project All of…

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata K.67 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata K.67 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira performs her arrangement of Sonata K.67, Allegro, Minuet by the Portuguese composer Carlos Seixas (1704–1742), originally for harpsichord. This comes via her fantastic Youtube channel (go subscribe now). I’ve featured Oliveira a few times and I’m always excited to her new performances and arrangements…