Category Modern Repertoire

Modern repertoire for the classical guitar including videos and sheet music articles. From early 20th century composers to contemporary new music.

Francisco Correa Plays Guitar Concerto by Goss

Francisco Correa plays Bold and Bright, Stephen Goss‘s Guitar Concerto (2012). Performed live at the Teatro Colon, Bogotá, Colombia with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia (National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia) under conductor Henrik Schaefer. Nice and accessible concerto with great…

Iliana Matos Plays Brouwer

Iliana Matos plays El Arpa del Guerrero by Brouwer

Iliana Matos plays El Arpa del Guerrero from The Black Decameron by Leo Brouwer (b.1939). This comes via her YouTube channel and a virtual performance at the University of Minnesota, School of Music on December 11, 2020. Crisp and clean…

Andrea De Vitis Plays Into the Rose-Garden by Gilardino

Andrea De Vitis plays Into the rose-garden (in memory of Julian Bream) by Angelo Gilardino (B. 1941). This comes via his great YouTube channel. The passing of Bream has brought back so many memories of the excellent work and music…

Anton Baranov Plays Suite Contatos by Bellinati

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Contatos IV and V from Suite Contatos by Brazilian guitarist and composer Paulo Bellinati (b.1950). This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel. Groovy playing by Baranov with an excellent balance of the texture and superb rhythmic…

Giulio Tampalini Plays Villa-Lobos

Giulio Tampalini Plays Villa-Lobos

Italian guitarist Giulio Tampalini performs the complete Preludes and Etudes as well as Valse-Chôro and Chôros No. 1 by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) on classical guitar.  This comes via Seicorde Magazine‘s great Youtube Channel. Whoa! That is a mighty amount…

Canadian Guitar Quartet Play Roux

Canadian Guitar Quartet Plays Roux

The fantastic Canadian Guitar Quartet with Julien Bisaillon, Renaud Côté-Giguère, Bruno Roussel, and Louis Trépanier play Prologue, Fouge, et Allegro Trépidant by Patrick Roux (b.1962). Recorded live in June 2020, at Domaine Forget de Charlevoix. This comes via their YouTube…

Vienna Duo (flute and guitar)

Vienna Duo play Sonatina, Op. 205 by Tedesco (Flute & Guitar)

Vienna Duo with Desislava Dobreva (flute) and Bozhana Pavlova (guitar) play Sonatina, Op. 205 (I.Allegretto grazioso, II. Tempo di Siciliana) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968). This comes via their new YouTube channel (go give them some subscribers). Filmed at Ehrbar Hall,…

Steve Cowan Plays Prelude No.1 by Ponce

Canadian guitarist Steve Cowan performs Prelude No.1 in C major by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) on a Roberto Gomes (Brazil) guitar at the Grand Guitar Salon over in Montreal, Québec, Canada. This comes via the Salon’s great YouTube channel. Sound & video by Renaud Côté…

Daniel Lippel Plays Vigeland & Eckardt

Above: Daniel Lippel premieres House Music by Nils Vigeland (b.1950). This comes via Lippel’s YouTube channel where you can watch a ton of interesting new music projects and works. Lippel has done some amazing work over the years and has…

Beijing Guitar Duo Play Tedesco

The fantastic Beijing Guitar Duo with Meng Su and Yameng Wang play Prelude and Fugue in B Major and E Major from Les Guitares bien tempérées (The Well-Tempered Guitars), Op. 199 which is 24 preludes and fugues in all 24 major…

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…