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Marco Saccardin Voice and Theorbo Concert

Marco Saccardin (Voice and Theorbo) performs a beautiful concert with repertoire by Piccinini, Vizzana, Filago, Kapsberger, and Monteverdi. This comes via Saccardin’s Youtube channel with sound and film by Edoardo Lambertenghi and Alma Zeccara. Filmed at the Chiesa di San…

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Six National Scottish Airs by Giuliani 

Lorenzo Micheli plays Six National Scottish Airs (Sei Arie Nazionali Scozzesi) by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). This comes via Micheli’s fantastic YouTube channel. Above is No.1-3, I’ll update this post when the other video comes out. I’ve seen the score for these works on a number of occasions…

Grande Serenade en Potpourri Op.63 by Hummel

Artyom Dervoed (guitar) with Polina Osetinskaya (piano), Haik Kazazyan (violin), Alexander Ramm (cello) and Maxim Rubtsov (flute) perform the Grande Serenade en Potpourri Op.63 for piano, violin, guitar, flute and cello by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778–1837). Wonderful performance with excellent…

Dublin Guitar Quartet Play Three Pieces by Stravinsky

Dublin Guitar Quartet (Brian Bolger, Pat Brunnock, David Creevy and Tomas O’ Durcain) perform Three Pieces for String Quartet by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). Above is the first movement but I’ll update this post as the rest of the set are posted.…

Zoran Dukic Plays Cinema Paradiso by Goss

Zoran Dukic Plays Cinema Paradiso by Goss

Zoran Dukic performs Cinema Paradiso by Stephen Goss. This comes from via GuitarCoop and their YouTube Channel. Commissioned by GuitarCoop, ‘Cinema Paradiso’ is music about film. Each of the six short movements pays homage to a director or genre. Video direction by…

Marko Topchii Plays La Catedral by Barrios

Ukrainian classical guitarist Marko Topchii (Facebook, Wiki) plays La Catedral by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944) at St. Andrew`s Church, Kyiv, Ukraine in Feb. 2021. The recording comes via an Omni Foundation online concert series and Topchii’s Youtube channel. You can watch the entire concert here and learn about…

Segovia Op. 29 by Albert Roussel

Ségovia Op. 29 (1925) by French composer Albert Roussel (1869-1937). Performed by Lorenzo Micheli via his great YouTube channel. Ségovia Op.29 was composed in 1925 and dedicated to Andrés Segovia and was the only work for guitar by Roussel. The…

Goran Krivokapić Plays Sonata del Decamerón Negro by Brouwer

Goran Krivokapić performs Sonata del Decamerón Negro (Guitar Sonata No. 3) by Cuban composer Leo Brouwer (b.1939). This comes via his excellent YouTube channel. Sonata No.3 is dedicated to the Greek guitarist Costas Cotsiolis, and first published in 2012. Not…

Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31 by Matiegka

Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31 by Matiegka

Sonata No.4 in E minor, Op.31 by Wenzel Thomas Matiegka (1773-1830). PDF Sheet music for classical guitar. Three movements: I. Allegro Moderato, II. Schezo and Trio, III. Capricio. Mainly open position playing. Intermediate or advanced depending on the tempo. Approximately grade 8…

Classical Guitar Insight Explores Weiss

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson has a new Youtube channel called Classical Guitar Insight (go subscribe now). The first episode is out and covers a beautiful prelude by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). This is fantastic, not only do we get a wonderful performance…

Sanel Redzic Plays Five Preludes by Villa-Lobos

Sanel Redžić plays Five Preludes by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via Redžić’s fantastic YouTube channel. Recorded in Schottenkirche Erfurt, Germany. Great to have all five preludes performed by one of my favourite guitarists. Redzic’s direct style and balanced musical sensibilities highlight the excellent compositional…

Drew Henderson Plays Campanas del alba by Eduardo Sainz de la Maza

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Campanas del alba by Eduardo Sainz de la Maza (1903-1982). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. Another great video by Henderson after last week’s Paganini vid. First and foremost I love his exquisite performances but add to that pristine…