Category Modern Repertoire

Valeria Galimova - Guitar

Valeria Galimova plays Sonatina Meridional by Ponce

Russian guitarist Valeria Galimova plays Sonatina Meridional by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) on a 2013 Andreas Kirschner Classical Guitar. Video and sound made by Ayrat Abdullin. This comes via Siccas Guitars Youtube. I’ve featured Galimova on the site before playing Quatre…
Campbell Diamond Plays Rondò pour guitare, Op. 129 by Tedesco

Campbell Diamond Plays Rondò pour guitare, Op. 129 by Tedesco

Campbell Diamond performs the Rondò pour guitare seule, Op. 129 (1946) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968). This comes from via GuitarCoop and their fantastic YouTube Channel. First time I’ve featured the excellent playing of Campbell Diamond. He’s won many competitions, has studied with many…
Goran Krivokapić - Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José

Goran Krivokapić plays Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José

Goran Krivokapić plays Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José (1902-1936). Sound by Sascha Etezazi and video by William Lepp via the GFA Online Convention 2020 and is dedicated to Sabrina Vlaškalić. You can find the sheet music via SMP: Sonata para…
Drei Tentos from Kammermusik (1958) by Hans Werner Henze

Drei Tentos for Guitar by Hans Werner Henze

Drei Tentos from Kammermusik (1958) by Hans Werner Henze (1926–2012) These famous short works for solo guitar come from Hans Werner Henze’s larger work Kammermusik (chamber music) written in 1958, and originally dedicated to Benjamin Britten. Kammermusik is a 12-movement chamber…

Sungmin Lee Plays Preludio by Sergio Assad

Sungmin Lee plays Preludio from Sandy’s Portrait by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via his great YouTube channel. I’ve been meaning to feature Sungmin Lee for awhile and his nice performance of this Assad piece is a great time to…
20th Century Guitar Sonatas by Michael Kolk

20th Century Guitar Sonatas by Michael Kolk

20th Century Guitar Sonatas by Michael Kolk Artist Website: michaelkolkguitar.com Produced and Engineered by Drew Henderson 2020 Michael Kolk Listen, Learn, or Buy: michaelkolkguitar.com, Spotify, Amazon, iTunes Great to hear a new album by one of my favourite players, Canadian…

Steve Cowan and Adam Cicchillitti Recital

Canadian guitarists Steve Cowan and Adam Cicchillitti give a virtual recital of 20th Century French Music for arranged for guitar duo in Québec, Canada. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. Beautiful playing and great program of arrangements. Playing starts at…

João Luiz Plays Hermetiana by Sergio Assad

João Luiz plays Hermetiana by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via his YouTube channel. I love these causal yet virtuosic home performances by Luiz. Great musicality, laid-back, yet wonderfully zippy. Here’s what he said about the piece via YouTube (I’m very curious…

Nona Onda, Serenade for Cello, Guitar & Orchestra by Giacomo Susani

Giacomo Susani (guitar), Nora Braun (cello), and Constantin Riccardi (conductor) perform Nona Onda, a Serenade for Cello, Guitar and Orchestra written by Susani. This comes via his YouTube Channel. Susani is an Italian classical guitarist based in London. Beautiful and lush work…