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Classical guitar videos by professionals and emerging artists. Watching pros play can improve your technique, musicality, and repertoire awareness. This is like YouTube but with a handpicked quality filter.

Concerto for Guitar and Bandoneon by Piazzolla

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti with Denis Plante (bandoneon), Boris Brott (conductor), and the Orchestre classique de Montréal perform Concerto for Guitar and Bandoneon by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992). This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel.  The movements: Introduction, Milonga (3:56), Tango (9:42). Great…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Emma Rush

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister‘s YouTube Curator Series. Go subscribe to his channel now! Here he interviews the amazing Canadian guitarist Emma Rush who I’ve featured on the site many times. They discuss 19th Century Women of the Guitar, Joni Mitchell, commissioning…

Mille Regretz (Canción del Emperador) by Narváez

Mille Regretz (Canción del Emperador) by Luis de Narváez (fl. 1526-1549). PDF Sheet music or tab for classical guitar. Comes with both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB edition. Left hand fingering. The level is Late-Intermediate (Approximately Grade 7). This edition uses F# tuning on the 3rd…

In a Room by Rodney Sharman

In a Room by Canadian composer Rodney Sharman (b.1958) – This is a wonderful work that I came to know about through Adrian Verdejo‘s performances. The video above is from Sharman’s YouTube channel where he makes the score available to…

Julia Trintschuk Plays Preludios de Primavera by Clerch

Julia Trintschuk performs Preludios de Primavera by Joaquín Clerch (b.1965). This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Great playing by Trintschuk with careful attention to motive detail throughout. Joaquín Clerch (born 1965 in Havana, Cuba) is a classical guitarist and composer and a close friend…

David Russell Plays Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Bach

David Russell performs Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in the monastery of Celanova, Spain. This comes via the Omni Foundation and their Youtube channel via the Omni On-Location series, Concerts from Historic Sites. Love the introduction to the…

Patrik Kleemola Plays Fantaisie Op.12 by Sor

Finnish guitarist Patrik Kleemola performs Fantaisie Op.12 by Fernando Sor (1778 – 1839) on an original Louis Panormo Guitar (1838). This comes via his great Youtube channel. Elegant and virtuosic performance by Kleemola. I like how he plans out themed repertoire series on his YouTube, such as…

Douglas Hensley, Guitar, Lute, Oud

Douglas Hensley & The Intercultural Quartet

Douglas Hensley and the Intercultural Quartet perform works by Niel Golden, Douglas Hensley, and Moshe Denburg. This comes via the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra and their great Youtube channel. I had the pleasure of learning so much from Douglas during college…

Six Variations on Folies d’Espagne, Op.45 by Mauro Giuliani

VI Variations sur les Folies d’Espagne, Op.45 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) & Lesson for Classical Guitar. See my PDF sheet music edition at Werner Guitar Editions. Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB Edition. Late-Intermediate to Advanced but it depends on your tempo (Approximately…

Stefen Koim Plays Passacaglia by Bartolotti

Stefen Koim performs Passacaglia by Angelo Michele Bartolotti (1615-1682) on a Baroque guitar. This baroque guitar replica was made in 2015 by Sebastian Kneffel. This comes via Koim’s YouTube channel. Great playing here with all the ingredients that make Baroque…

Johan Löfving Plays Canarios by Gaspar Sanz

Swedish guitarist Johan Löfving performs Canarios by Gaspar Sanz (1640–1710) on baroque guitar. This comes via his fantastic Youtube Channel. Great to hear Sanz on Baroque guitar where the strummed chords sound so at home. Brilliant performance by Löfving with his usual mix of amazing energy…

Emma Rush plays Babbit by Kendra Harder

Canadian guitarist Emma Rush plays Babbit by Canadian composer Kendra Harder. This comes via her excellent YouTube Channel. Great playing by Rush and a nice little composition. Many beautiful moments with spacious pacing and that little rhapsodic dance in the middle. The Babbit Square is…