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Mari Mäntylä - 10 String Guitar decacorde

Mari Mäntylä plays Finnish Rhapsody by Koshkin

Finnish guitarist Mari Mäntylä plays Finnish Rhapsody by Russian composer Nikita Koshkin (b.1956) on a 10-string guitar (decacorde). This comes via her great YouTube channel. I can’t find anything about this piece but I’m going to guess it was written…

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.…

Jérémy Jouve – Allegro from Sonata Giocosa by Rodrigo

French guitarist Jérémy Jouve plays the 3rd movement Allegro from Sonata Giocosa Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). This comes via his excellent Youtube channel. Recorded in Guangzhou, China, 2018. We don’t get to hear this sonata often, maybe due to its difficulty. Jouve…

Lorenzo Micheli plays Toccata arpeggiata by Kapsperger on Theorbo

Italian guitarist and lutenist Lorenzo Micheli plays Toccata seconda arpeggiata (Venice, 1604) by Giovanni Girolamo Kapsperger (1580–1651) on theorbo. Filmed in Palazzo Pignano, Italy by Drew Henderson. This comes via Micheli’s great YouTube channel. Kapsperger was a German-Italian performer and composer…

Dmitriy Murin Plays Pensée fugitive by Mertz

Dmitriy Murin (Russia) plays the fantasia Pensée fugitive by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806–1856). Wow, what a spectacular display of extroverted virtuosity. At first I thought he would not be able to sustain this level of punchy fast playing but he…

Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte d’Logy by Weiss

Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte d’Logy arrivée 1721 (London Manuscript) by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). Sheet Music or Tab for Classical Guitar. Comes with both a notation only edition and a notation + tab edition. Left hand fingering. PDF Download. Level: Advanced. One of the most important…

Christopher Morrongiello Plays Lachrimae by Dowland

Christopher Morrongiello performs Lachrimae (ca. 1590s) by John Dowland (1563–1626), Cambridge University Library manuscript DD.2.11. Filmed in the Chapel from Le Château de la Bastie d’Urfé at The Metropolitan Museum of Art via their YouTube Channel. Great performance of one…

Jérémy Jouve plays Capriccio Diabolico Op.85 by Tedesco

French guitarist Jérémy Jouve plays Capriccio Diabolico “Omaggio a Paganini”, Op.85 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). This comes via the Paris Guitar Foundation and their YouTube channel. Directed by Augustin Pesnon. Amazing performance as usual from Jouve with beautiful phrasing wonderfully combined with virtuosity. Composed in 1935, Castelnuovo-Tedesco…

Flauguissimo Duo

Flauguissimo Duo (Baroque Flute and Theorbo) Play Blavet

Flauguissimo Duo with Yu-Wei Hu (Baroque flute) & Johan Löfving (Theorbo) play Flute Sonata in G Major Op.2 No.1, Adagio – Presto by Michel Blavet (1700–1768). Blavet was a French composer and flutist from the Baroque era. This comes via…

Lorenzo Micheli plays Quién más rendido (Op.195) by Tedesco

Italian guitarist Lorenzo Micheli plays XIII. Quién más rendido? (Book III)  from Caprichos de Goya, op. 195 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968). This comes via Micheli’s great YouTube channel. I’m sure you already know Micheli from his GFA win or his work…