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Goran Krivokapić Concert

Goran Krivokapić performs a 47 minute concert (repertoire below). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Krivokapić’s playing is very balanced and refined making him one of my favourite players. Beautiful phrasing, articulations, and special melodic attention throughout. You can also follow his…

Rugolo & Gillo Play Duo Concertant Op.31, No.3 by Lhoyer

Fantastic. Antonio Rugolo and Angelo Gillo play Duo Concertant Op.31, No.3 by Antoine de Lhoyer (1768-1852) on 1820 Panormo replica guitars made by luthier Luigi Locatto. This comes vis Rugolo’s Youtube channel. Lhoyer was was a French virtuoso guitarist and an eminent…

Klaudyna Żołnierek Performs Robert de Visée

Klaudyna Żołnierek Performs Prelude, Sarabande, and Chaconne in A Minor by Robert de Visée (1655-1733) on Theorbo. This comes via her YouTube channel. Nice to see more and more theorbo performances being posted online. Great performance here by Żołnierek who…

JIJI performs Dynjandi by Gulli Björnsson

JIJI performs Dynjandi by Gulli Björnsson (b.1991). This comes via her fantastic YouTube channel. I’ve featured JIJI a few times and in every performance I really appreciate her creativity and daring performances of new music commissions. You might have seen her mentioned in the recent article…

Christus der ist mein Leben BWV 282 by Bach

Marta Paklar (soprano), Sofia Gvirts (alto), João Moreira (tenor), Matthew Baker (bass), and Mike Fentross (theorbo) perform the chorale ‘Christus der ist mein Leben’ from BWV 282 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes from the absolutely amazing Netherlands Bach Society and…

Kanahi Yamashita Plays Quatre Pièces Brèves by Martin

Kanahi Yamashita plays Quatre Pièces Brèves by Frank Martin (1890–1974). This comes via her YouTube channel. The four movements are: I. Prelude; II. Air; III. Plainte; IV. Comme une Gigue. Still one of my favourite pieces with a tasteful mix of the serialism of the…
Lorenzo Micheli plays Rondo, Op.129 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Rondo, Op.129 by Tedesco

Italian guitarist Lorenzo Micheli plays Rondo, Op.129 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968). This comes via his great YouTube channel with audio and video by Drew Henderson. Fantastic playing as usual from Micheli with a combined clarity, warmth, and virtuosity that is a step above the rest. He…

Sanel Redzic Plays Violin Sonata, BWV 1001 by Bach

Sanel Redžić plays Violin Sonata I, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Redžić’s fantastic and very active YouTube channel. Recorded in Schottenkirche Erfurt, Germany. Another entire Bach sonata! I don’t know if he’s covering the entire output but he’s on his…