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Marco De Biasi Plays Dowland

Marco De Biasi Plays Dowland

Marco De Biasi plays Fantasia [Poulton No.73 – A Fancy] by Elizabethan composer and lutenist John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via his YouTube Channel. He’s also a great composer, I performed some of Marco De Biasi’s studies (studio) for guitar trio…

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Seixas, Sor, Maza, Aguado

Portuguese guitarist Rebeca Oliveira plays a programme of music for the Deutscher Gitarrenpreis 2019 . This comes via her amazing Youtube Channel. Love her clean playing and pristine musicality. Excellent articulations and dynamic phrasing. Also, great to hear more music from the…

Pascal Valois and Jacques-André Houle Play Lhoyer

 Canadian guitarist Pascal Valois and Jacques-André Houle (violin) play Agitato from Sonate pour guitare avec accompagnement de violon, Op. 17, No. 1 by Antoine de Lhoyer (1768-1852). Romantic Guitar by Cabasse-Bernard, Mirecourt (ca. 1820). This comes via Valois’ YouTube Channel.…

Duo Karuna Play Fratres by Arvo Pärt

Duo Karuna with Jessica Kaiser (Guitar) & Johanna Rupper (violin) perform Fratres by Arvo Pärt (b.1935). This comes via Open Strings Berlin and their absolutely fantastic Youtube Channel. Great playing here and such a beautiful expansive sense of space and pacing.…

Major Scales for Classical Guitar

Major Scales for Classical Guitar (PDF) – Beginner to Intermediate Classical Guitar. PDF includes notation, TAB, fingering, some diagrams, tips, and more. 32 pages. 2019 Edition. Buy the PDF at my sheet music store USA, EU, AUS, Canada: Buy the…

Sanel Redžić plays Fantasie by Weiss

Sanel Redžić plays Fantasie by Silvius Leopold Weiss (1687 – 1750). This comes via Redžić’s amazing YouTube channel. Guitar by Otto Vowinkel 2004 and recorded in Schottenkirche, Erfurt, Germany. Great playing as usual from Redžić. I love his balanced approach and direct…

Jeffrey McFadden plays Fantasy on a Canadian Folksong

Canadian guitarist Jeffrey McFadden plays Fantasy on a Canadian Folksong (2018) by Jeffrey McFadden. This comes via McFadden’s fantastic Youtube channel. Recorded March 27, 2019 at St.Mary Magdalene Church, Toronto, by Drew Henderson. Guitar by my fellow Victorian  Marcus Dominelli (2019). Beautiful…

Weimar Quartet Play Basque Songs by Guridi

Weimar Guitar Quartet (Stephanie Jones, Hanna Link, Karmen Stendler, Jakob Schmidt) play Basque Songs by Jesús Guridi (1886 – 1961). You can read about the piece below via Stendler’s YouTube but also see my recent post about their fantastic debut album. Have fun…

Drew Henderson Plays Caprice No. 9 by Paganini

The amazing Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Caprice No. 9 “The Hunt” from 24 Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. Love his smooth legato lines, witty articulations, and quick contrasts.  Excellent write-up by Henderson on YouTube:…

Weimar Guitar Quartet – Debut Album

Weimar Guitar Quartet Stephanie Jones, Hanna Link, Karmen Stendler, Jakob Schmidt Weimar Guitar Quartet Website Debut Album, Released 2019, Germany Buy or Learn More via their website, or Amazon, iTunes, el al. Having featured the Weimar Guitar Quartet and its…