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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…

Sinfonia (Arioso), BWV 156 by Bach (Lesson, PDF)

Sinfonia (Arioso) from Cantata “Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe” BWV 156 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Sheet Music or tab arranged for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Left hand fingering. Early-Intermediate…

Thomas Boysen (Vihuela) Plays Milan

Thomas C. Boysen plays Fantasia XI from El Masestro (1536) by Luis de Milán (c.1500-1561) on a Vihuela da Mano by Lourdes Uncilla. Really nice playing by Boysen with beautiful phrasing and pacing. Great to see an authentic performance up…

Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 5

Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 5

Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 5 – Lessons and pieces in notation only with fingering. A TAB supplement at the end includes the pieces (not the lessons). Before each performance edition there are two or three pages of lesson material to teach you…

Pacific MusicWorks

Pacific MusicWorks: Baptista, Plà, Zipoli

Stephen Stubbs (baroque guitar/director) along with Tekla Cunningham (baroque violin), Christine Beckman (baroque violin), Caroline Nicolas (baroque cello), Maxine Eilander (baroque harp), Henry Lebedinsky (organ/harpsichord), Antonio Gomez (percussion), play an excerpt from their virtual release on Dec 12th, 2020 from Allegro…

Rondeau, Pastorel, Passepied, Giga by David Kellner

Rondeau, Pastorel, Passepied, Giga by David Kellner (1670-1748) arranged for classical guitar (originally for lute). Sheet music includes both a notation only edition and a notation + TAB edition in downloadable PDF format. These pieces are approximately late-intermediate to advanced level…

Raphaël Feuillâtre in Concert

Raphaël Feuillâtre gives a beautiful full concert via the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society and their YouTube Channel. Wonderful playing throughout with some excellent Baroque repertoire to start us off. Love hearing the flowing Weiss after that intense Bach. Pregramme Sinfonia…

Favourite Guitar Supports for Classical Guitar

A review of three of the best guitar supports I use on a regular basis and why. I’ve done so many reviews of supports over the years that people are regularly asking which ones are my favourites. Truth is, they…

Oman Kaminsky Plays l’immortelle by Gaultier

Oman Kaminsky plays his arrangement of l’immortelle by French lutenist and composer Ennemond Gaultier (c.1575-1651). Guitar maker: Jan Tulacek, after J. G. Shertzer. This comes via his YouTube channel. Sweet and short piece but such a beautiful selection from this important…