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Lachrimae (Poulton No.15) by John Dowland for Guitar

Lachrimae (Poulton No.15) by John Dowland (1563-1626). PDF sheet music and video for classical guitar. Originally for Renaissance lute. Includes both a notation-only edition with left hand fingering and a separate tab edition. The level is early-advanced (grade 9). This is a PDF Download. My PDF Sheet…

Konstantin Vassiliev Guitar Works

Konstantin Vassiliev Guitar Works by Yuri Liberzon

Konstantin Vassiliev Guitar Works 1Yuri Liberzon (Soloist) & Patrick O’Connell (Duets)Naxos Records More Info, Listen, or Buy: Yuri Liberzon (CDs), Naxos, Spotify, Apple, and more. Wonderful to hear Yuri Liberzon present the solo works of Konstantin Vassiliev as well as duets…

Douglass Scott Guitar

2015 Douglass Scott Guitar for Sale

Douglass Scott has a used guitar for sale if anyone is interested. I’ve been playing my 2018 Scott for all my practicing, performing and recording since I received it. Love the beautiful clean workmanship and balanced, elegant sound. He’s also…

Ethan Lorentz: Schubert Lieder on Guitar

Ethan Lorentz: Schubert Lieder on Guitar

Ethan Lorentz performs Erstarrung and Der Lindenbaum from the song cycle Winterrise (D. 911) by Franz Schubert (1797-1828), arranged for solo guitar by Ethan Lorentz. This comes via his YouTube channel (go subscribe). The Winterreise (Winter Journey) is a song…

The Great Necks – Impressions of Spain

The Great Necks guitar trio with Adam Levin, Scott Borg, and Matthew Rohde perform Aragonesa and Cubana from Cuatro Pièzas Españolas by Manuel De Falla (1876-1946), arranged by Gregg Nestor. This comes via their YouTube channel. I’ve featured Adam Levin…

Three Compositions by Bret Williams

Bret Williams plays his own work Film Grain from his new album Three Compositions. You can listen to the album via Spotify or Apple. Great performances and beautiful compositions fill his new album with an abundance of musicality and charm.…

Z-Skinny Classical Guitar Support

Z-Skinny Classical Guitar SupportFoldable Guitar Support SystemZ-Skinny Website Learn More or Purchase: Z-Skinny or Amazon. Or see their updates about Amazon here. Summary: The Z-Skinny is a beautifully designed and stylishly guitar support with a variety of models to suit…

Matiegka: Six Sonatas by David Starobin

Matiegka: Six Sonatas by David Starobin

Matiegka: Six Sonatas by David StarobinArtist WebsiteBridge Records, 2022 Buy or Listen: Bridge Records, Apple, Amazon, Spotify, et al. Great to see this new release by the legendary David Starobin. My recent release of Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31…

Boyd Meets Girl Play Debussy and New Album

Boyd Meets Girl (guitarist Rupert Boyd and cellist Laura Metcalf) perform their own arrangement of Arabesque No.1 by French composer Claude Debussy (1862-1918). This recording is featured on their new album Songs of Love & Despair. Beautiful performance and arrangement by Boyd and Metcalf. The…

KNA UP-2 Piezo Pickup for Classical Guitar

KNA Up-2 Piezo Pickup for Classical Guitar

KNA UP-2 Piezo Pickup with Volume Control For Classical Guitar or Any Acoustic InstrumentLearn More at KNA Buy from Amazon Contact or stick-on piezo pickups have been around for a long time but I’m very happy to see the inclusion…