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Classical guitar videos by professionals and emerging artists. Watching pros play can improve your technique, musicality, and repertoire awareness.

Thu Le Plays Nocturnal, Op.70 by Benjamin Britten

Thu Le plays Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by English composer Benjamin Britten (1913–1976). This comes via Thu Le’s YouTube channel. Nocturnal is one of my favourite works in the modern guitar repertoire so I’m always excited to share it on…

Pardy Minassian Plays Comme un Hommage à Ravel by Dumond

Pardy Minassian performs Comme un Hommage à Ravel (Étude Mélodique No. 3) by Arnaud Dumond (b.1950). This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. “Pardy Minassian (Bardy Minassian) is an Armenian-Syrian classical composer and guitarist, residing in Los Angeles.” (read more…

Alec Holcomb Classical Guitar Concert

Alec Holcomb performs a live concert at St. Marks Lutheran Church in San Francisco, CA. This comes via the Omni Foundation online series and their Youtube channel. Also check out Holcomb’s YouTube channel. Great performance and really nice arrangement of the cello suite by Spanish…

Charles Mokotoff Plays Morning’s Rag by Assad

American guitarist Charles Mokotoff introduces and performs Morning’s Rag the third movement from Children’s Cradle (1992) by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via Mokotoff’s Youtube channel. Cute little work in the style of a Joplin rag with great rhythmic feel…

Alberto Mesirca Plays Introduction & Caprice, Op. 23 by Regondi

Alberto Mesirca performs Introduzione e Capriccio (Introduction & Caprice), Op. 23 by Italian guitarist and composer Giulio Regondi (1822–1872). This comes via the great Omni Foundation online series and their fantastic Youtube channel. As they mention in their description, “The Omni Foundation presents a special…

La Traditora (Saltarello) by Marco Dall’Aquila

La Traditora No.2 (Saltarello) by Marco Dall’Aquila (c.1480-1538). PDF sheet music for classical guitar. Includes both a notation-only edition and tab edition. Left hand fingering. Tuning and fingering is for relative lute tuning (3rd string to F sharp). Intermediate, Grade 6 depending on…

Sanel Redzic Plays Suite BWV 997 by Bach

Sanel Redžić plays Suite BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) on classical guitar. This comes via Redžić’s fantastic YouTube channel. Recorded in Schottenkirche Erfurt, Germany. Redzic has recorded almost all the ‘lute’ suites at this point some of which I’ve previously featured. Great pacing and articulations…

Drew Henderson Plays Les soirées d’Auteuil, Op.23 by Coste

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Les soirées d’Auteuil, Op.23 by Napoleon Coste (1805-1883). This comes via Henderson’s super excellent YouTube channel. Beautiful playing by Henderson with some elegant phrasing, pacing, and musical balance. Some exciting and zippy playing halfway through. I’ve never fully explored Coste’s works but…

Gnossienne No.1 by Erik Satie for Guitar

Gnossienne No.1 by Erik Satie (1866-1925) arranged for classical guitar. PDF sheet music or tab edition for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Late-Intermediate (grade 7). This is a PDF download. My PDF Sheet Music Edition Gnossienne No.1…

Taeyoung Ahn Plays Fuoco, Libra Sonatine by Dyens

Taeyoung Ahn 안태영 performs Fuoco, the third movement from Libra Sonatine by Roland Dyens (1955-2016) on a Yunah Park ‘1937 Hauser Style’ guitar. This comes via Partita Studio in Seoul, Korea on their YouTube. Awesome performance with amazingly quick and exciting contrasts between extreme risk…

Anton Baranov Plays Valse Sentimentale by Tchaikovsky

Anton Baranov performs his arrangement of Valse Sentimentale Op.51, No.6, originally for piano, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) on a replica of a Rene Lacote guitar. This comes via his Youtube channel. He’s also made his arrangements available for purchase via his…

Anabel Montesinos Plays Prelude No.5 by Villa-Lobos

Spanish guitarist Anabel Montesinos performs Prelude No.5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Nice melodic phrasing and musical balance throughout by Montesinos. Also some great pacing and exciting flourishes. “Anabel Montesinos is a winner of several…