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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.

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…

John Schneiderman Plays Vysotsky Works

John Schneiderman Plays Vysotsky Works

John Schneiderman plays works by Russian composer Mikhail Timofeyevich Vysotsky (c.1791–1837) on a 7-string Russian quart guitar (or 11 with basses). This comes via Schneiderman’s YouTube channel. You can find more videos Schneiderman playing of Vysotsky works on his video uploads. Schneiderman is a great…

Gian Marco Ciampa Plays Villa-Lobos, Tarrega, Barrios, & Domeniconi

Italian guitarist Gian Marco Ciampa plays a programme of music including Villa-Lobos, Tarrega, Barrios, and Domeniconi for Su:ggestiva – musica pura per luoghi straordinari. This comes via the MArte Channel on their YouTube and filmed at the Tombe di via Latina, the archeological park in…

Antigoni Goni and Amy Norrington Play de Falla

Antigoni Goni and Amy Norrington Play de Falla

Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni (guitar) and Amy Norrington (cello) play Excerpts from Suite Populaire Espagnole (after Siete canciones populares españolas) by Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) via a live stream concert on April 29, 2021 at the big hall of the Koninklijk Coervatorium…

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata No. 80 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira performs her arrangement of Sonata No. 80 by the Portuguese composer Carlos Seixas (1704–1742). This comes via her Youtube channel. I’ve featured Oliveira a few times and really appreciate her solid performances filled with great technique, rhythmic drive, and refined musicality. Her phrasing is…

Mountain Songs by Robert Beaser for Guitar and Flute

Mountain Songs by Robert Beaser for Guitar and Flute

Miles Johnston (guitar) and Ji Young Kim (flute) perform Mountain Songs by Robert Beaser (b.1954). This comes via Johnston’s YouTube Channel. Nice to hear this excellent set of works by Beaser and well performed too. Some beautiful moments with wonderfully…