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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…

Fantasia pour guitare et piano, Op. 145 by Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Eugeny Kozlov (guitar) and Maria Dvoretskaya (piano) performing Fantasia pour guitare et piano, Op. 145 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895—1968). This comes via the Russian Guitar Magazine on their Youtube. Fantastic playing by both, Tedesco can be super difficult with all…

Kanahi Yamashita Plays the Chaconne BWV1004 by Bach

Kanahi Yamashita plays the Chaconne from Violin Partita No.2, BWV1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via her YouTube channel. Since her childhood in Nagasaki, Japan, Kanahi Yamashita was a member of the amazing Yamashita Family Quintet. I had…