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Sanel Redžić Plays Prelude No.1 by Villa-Lobos

Sanel Redžić plays Prelude No.1 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via Redzic’s fantastic YouTube channel. Great playing as usual from Redzic, I really like how direct he plays this and yet with a natural phrasing and rubato that keeps…
Folias Gallegas by Santiago de Murcia - Sheet Music and Tab PDF for Classical Guitar

Folias Gallegas by Santiago de Murcia (Lesson, PDF)

Folias Gallegas by Santiago de Murcia (1682-1739) – Sheet Music arranged for Classical Guitar with both Notation-Only Edition and a Notation & TAB edition. Originally for Baroque guitar. Left hand fingering. PDF Download. The level is Intermediate (Approximately Grade 5-6). PDF Sheet…
Storytime with Xuefei Yang

Stories and Advice with Xuefei Yang

Guitarist Xuefei Yang tells us about her pre-concert routine and advice on performing in public, her craziest concert mishaps, and about her experience arranging music on classical guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel for their series of videos…

Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). The three movements are: Wainscot Pond; Rosedale; and Muir Woods. This comes via MacDonald’s excellent YouTube channel. Video by Drew Henderson. Excellent playing by MacDonald with clean and…

Drew Henderson Plays BWV997 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Prelude, Sarabande, Gigue, and Double from the Suite for Lute in C minor, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. Great playing as usual from Henderson with a balanced sense…

Theorbo Development in the 17th Century

Lutenist Elizabeth Kenny explains how and why the theorbo was developed in the 17th century, what it was used for, and what it’s like to carry it around on the train. “People complain a lot about the space that I…
Mari Mäntylä - 10 String Guitar decacorde

Mari Mäntylä plays Finnish Rhapsody by Koshkin

I hit publish but then noticed she’s disabled embedding so view this video on Youtube (sorry for the redirect). Finnish guitarist Mari Mäntylä plays Finnish Rhapsody by Russian composer Nikita Koshkin (b.1956) on a 10-string guitar (decacorde). This comes via…
Britten - Aaron Haas and Anastasia Malliaras

Haas and Malliaras Perform Sailor Boy by Britten

Aaron Haas (guitar) and Anastasia Malliaras (voice) performing Benjamin Britten’s folksong arrangement “Sailor Boy”. Hass is playing a classical guitar built by German Vazquez Rubio. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. I love these folksongs by Britten and we…

Lorenzo Micheli plays Prélude Op.28, No.15 by Chopin

Italian guitarist Lorenzo Micheli plays Prélude op. 28 n. 15 (‘Raindrop’) by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849), originally for piano and and arranged for guitar by Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909). Filmed in Palazzo Pignano, Italy by Drew Henderson. This comes via Micheli’s great YouTube channel.…
Prelude in E Major, BWV 1006a for Guitar - Free PDF

Prelude in E Major, BWV 1006a by Bach (PDF, Lesson)

Prelude in E Major from BWV 1006a by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) – Arranged for Classical Guitar. From ‘Lute’ Suite in E Major. Includes both a notation-only edition and a TAB edition. Left hand fingering only. PDF download. Performance comments. Level: Advanced.…