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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.

David Russell Plays Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV998 by Bach

David Russell performs Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV 998 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in Monforte de Lemos in Northwestern 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 location…

Rene Izquierdo

Rene Izquierdo plays Canción y Danza by Antonio Ruiz-Pipó

Rene Izquierdo plays Canción y Danza by Antonio Ruiz Pipó (1934-1997). This comes via Izquierdo’s great YouTube channel. Here he’s playing an Altamira Double Top at Tanner Monagle Studios with post-production by Drew Henderson. Amazing playing by Izquierdo with a beautifully lyrical song…

Tariq Harb -Legnani Caprices

Tariq Harb Plays Legnani Caprices

Tariq Harb performs the 36 Caprices Op. 20 by Luigi Legnani (1790–1877). This comes via Harb’s fantastic YouTube Channel. I wrote him saying that he was freaking me out with how fast and well he’s presenting these works. He mentioned that he…

Ensemble 400

Ensemble 400 – Medieval Music Concert

Ensemble 400 perform a concert in Milan of vocal and instrumental music between the 14th and 15th centuries: man, nature, time, cosmos and the music of the spheres. Ensemble 400: Marcello Serafini, Giuliano Lucini (lute), Maria Notarianni, with vocal work…

Judith Bunk Plays Andante, Op.39 by Coste

German guitarist Judith Bunk performs the Andante from Andante et menuet, Op.39 by Napoléon Coste (1805-1883) on a 2017 Bertrand Ligier classical guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Beautiful performance by Bunk with pristine phrasing and wonderful pacing throughout. I don’t heard…

Sonata No.1 Para Guitarra by Carlos Guastavino

Sonata No.1 Para Guitarra by Carlos Guastavino

Sonata para guitarra (Sonata No.1) was written by Carlos Guastavino (1912-2000) in 1967 and become recognized as one of the major 20th Century full sonatas for guitar. Guastavino was one of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century having…

Marcin Dylla Plays C’est la mer melee au soleil by Erik Højsgaard

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays C’est la mer melee au soleil by Danish composer Erik Højsgaard (b.1954). This comes via Dylla’s fantastic YouTube channel. Recorded at Academy of Music in Katowice on 07.07.2021. Beautiful piece with a brilliantly colourful performance by Dylla with moments of peaceful contemplation…

Kanahi Yamashita Salon Concert

Kanahi Yamashita plays a salon style concert set on a number of different guitars via Siccas Guitars and their fantastic YouTube channel. Amazing playing by Kanahi Yamashita. I love her wide range of musicality and contrasts between soft lyrical phrasing and strict angular playing. It’s exciting…

Adrian Verdejo Plays “for Guitar” by Rodney Sharman

for Guitar by Canadian composer Rodney Sharman was commissioned by Vancouver-based guitarist Adrian Verdejo in 2016 with a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. This performance is taken from an online solo guitar recital presented by Vancouver New…

Suite pour Guitare Op.41 by Jacques Hétu

Bradford Werner plays Suite pour Guitare Op.41 by Canadian composer Jacques Hétu (1938–2010). I’ve been meaning to record this suite for a long time. The suite was commissioned and premiered by Alvaro Pierri with support of the Canada Council for…