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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.

Kassandra Siebel Plays Final, Sonata para guitarra by José

Kassandra Siebel plays the 4th movement Final from Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José (1902-1936). This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars in Germany and their YouTube. Amazing performance by Siebel with some super fluid passages and great dynamic control and articulations. This is one of…

Matthew McAllister Plays Etude 24 by Coste

Matthew McAllister plays Etude 24 by Napoleon Coste (1805-1883) which appears in Fernando Sor’s Méthode complète pour la Guitare. This comes via his YouTube channel where he’s recently been featuring some student level works. Great to hear professional players performing these pieces and McAllister’s excellent…

Evangelina Mascardi and Frédéric Zigante Play Renaissance Lute Works

Evangelina Mascardi performs Dowland solos and is joined by Frédéric Zigante for some Renaissance Lute Duos. This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Beautiful playing by Mascardi and nice to hear the duets with Zigante. Here’s the programme: 00:09 Anonimo –…

Meng Su Concert via Omni Foundation

The amazing Meng Su performs a concert of Piazzolla, Neikrug, Tan Dun, Walton and an encore! The performance was in front of a live audience at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, San Francisco on September 17th, 2021. This comes via the Omni Foundation online…

Patrik Kleemola performs Etude No. 6 by Klami

Finnish guitarist Patrik Kleemola performs Markku Klami’s Etude No. 6 ’Puro (Stream)’, from Etudes for guitar (2021). Also includes a discussion about the work at the end of the video. This comes via his great Youtube channel. Also check out the rest of the etudes via…

Minh Nguyen Plays Sonata K.209 by Scarlatti

Minh Nguyen performs Sonata K.209 / L.428 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) on a Elias Bonet classical guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. Nicely balanced performance which gets quite demanding. Below is an older performance on harpsichord by Scott Ross…

Pablo Sáinz Villegas Plays Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Rodrigo

Pablo Sáinz Villegas performs the famous concerto Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) with Orquesta de la Minería, México and director José Luis Castillo. This comes via his YouTube channel. The four movements are: I. Villano y Ricercar (Adagietto); II.…

Marco De Biasi, Guitar

Marco De Biasi plays Melancholy Galliard by Dowland

Marco De Biasi plays Melancholy Galliard (Poulton No.25) by Elizabethan composer and lutenist John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via his YouTube channel. Great performance here with some beautiful pacing and phrasing. De Biasi is also a composer, I performed some of his Studies (Studios) for guitar…

Jung Min Kim Performs Dowland Songs

Jung Min Kim performs the vocal and lute parts for Now, o now and Flow my tears by John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Wonderful to see and hear the voice and lute parts played by…

Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856). From Bardenklänge, Op.13, Héft (Book) 2, No.2. PDF sheet music for classical guitar. Includes both a notation-only edition and tab edition. The level is late-intermediate to early-advanced (grade 8) depending on the tempo. This is a PDF Download. PDF…

The Walls by Sergio Assad

The Walls by Sergio Assad Featuring Yo-Yo Ma

Fantastic! The Walls by Sergio Assad featuring Yo-Yo Ma on cello. This project was a collaboration by Sergio Assad, Yo-Yo Ma, 60 guitarists from around the world and the excellent Uros Baric. The video and info quote below comes via Uros Baric’s YouTube channel (go…

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Kleine Variationen über Schuberts Wiegenlied by Rebay

Lorenzo Micheli plays Kleine Variationen über Schuberts Wiegenlied für Gitarre-Solo (1940) by Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953) on a guitar made by Miguel Simplicio, Barcelona 1934. This comes via Micheli’s fantastic YouTube channel. Wonderful playing by Micheli with both beautiful phrasing but also amazing clarity to articulations…