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Virtual Guitar Orchestra – Scient, Safe and Sane

The Virtual Guitar Orchestra is at it again with a second edition, Scient, Safe and Sane by Sergio Assad with organizers Mak Grgic and Uros Baric. This comes via their sponsor Guitar Salon International‘s YouTube channel (see additional sponsors such as Augustine Strings and all the names of the…

Ana Vidovic Plays Capricho Árabe by Tárrega

Ana Vidovic plays Capricho Árabe, Serenata para Guitarra, Al eminente maestra Tomas Breton by Francisco Tárrega (1852–1909). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Nice performance by Vidovic with good shaping and phrasing even through the more difficult passages.…

João Luiz Plays Los Guardianes de La Magia by Brouwer

João Luiz Rezende premieres a new work Los Guardianes de La Magia by Leo Brouwer (b.1939). This comes via his YouTube channel. You might already know João Luiz from the amazing Brasil Guitar Duo. Great to hear a new work…

Interview: Stefan Schmidt and the Art of Teaching

An interview about the art of teaching with German musician, guitarist and pedagogue Stefan Schmidt, February 2020, Friedberg, Germany. This comes via the Kordiuk Guitar Platform via their YouTube channel. Just a shout out to those to made the film…
Letter from Home by Pat Metheny

Stendler & Antigüedad Play Letter from Home by Metheny

Karmen Stendler and David Antigüedad play Letter from Home by Pat Metheny, arranged by Antigüedad. This comes via Stendler’s great YouTube channel. Beautiful little arrangement of this classic tune by famous jazz and all around amazing guitarist Pat Metheny. Great…

Virtual Guitar Orchestra – Kaleidokithara by Sergio Assad

The Virtual Guitar Orchestra plays Kaleidokithara by Sergio Assad with 144 players from over 50 countries. This project was created by orchestra founder Mak Grgic along with Sergio Assad and Uros Baric. The video comes via Uros Baric’s YouTube channel.…

Marcin Dylla plays Lute Suite BWV 996 by Bach

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays Lute Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel.  Great performance with a pronounce rhythmic feel and directness in the praeludio that really refreshed the piece for…

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Fughetta op. 113 by Giuliani

Italian guitarist Lorenzo Micheli plays Fughetta op. 113 by Mauro Giuliani (1781–1829). This comes via Micheli’s fantastic YouTube channel and with audio and video by Drew Henderson. Wonderful playing as usual with a nice mix of musical and articulate playing along…
Gran Vals by Francisco Tárrega

Gran Vals for Guitar by Tarrega (Lesson, PDF)

Gran Vals by Francisco Tárrega (1852–1909) – Sheet Music and Tab for Classical Guitar. PDF download. The level is early advanced (Grade 9). This is also known to some as the Nokia tune as it is based on Gran Vals (also called…

Thomas Viloteau Plays Grande Sérénade Op.30 by Coste

Thomas Viloteau plays Grande Sérénade Op.30 by Napoléon Coste (1805-1883). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel. Viloteau is one of my favourite players for his balanced musical approach, virtuosity, and down to Earth videos. He’s a former GFA winner…