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

Boyd Meets Girl Play Debussy and New Album

Boyd Meets Girl (guitarist Rupert Boyd and cellist Laura Metcalf) perform their own arrangement of Arabesque No.1 by French composer Claude Debussy (1862-1918). This recording is featured on their new album Songs of Love & Despair. Beautiful performance and arrangement by Boyd and Metcalf. The…

Marko Topchii Plays La Catedral by Barrios

Ukrainian classical guitarist Marko Topchii (Facebook, Wiki) plays La Catedral by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944) at St. Andrew`s Church, Kyiv, Ukraine in Feb. 2021. The recording comes via an Omni Foundation online concert series and Topchii’s Youtube channel. You can watch the entire concert here and learn about…

Evangelina Mascardi Plays Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV 998 by Bach

Evangelina Mascardi performs Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV 998 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) on a 13 course baroque lute built by Cezar Mateus (2010). Recorded at Palazzo Vescovile Orte, Italy. This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Another wonderful performance by Mascardi…

Air Varié de Vive Henry IV by Julia Piston

Air Varié de Vive Henry IV by Julia Piston

Air varié de Vive Henry IV by Julia Piston (c.1800-1842) for classical guitar. Also called Variations sur L’air Vive Henri IV. PDF Sheet Music for classical guitar. Includes both notation-only edition and tab edition. Late-Intermediate to Early-Advanced depending on tempos, Grade 8-9. My PDF Sheet…

Segovia Op. 29 by Albert Roussel

Ségovia Op. 29 (1925) by French composer Albert Roussel (1869-1937). Performed by Lorenzo Micheli via his great YouTube channel. Ségovia Op.29 was composed in 1925 and dedicated to Andrés Segovia and was the only work for guitar by Roussel. The…

Goran Krivokapić Plays Sonata del Decamerón Negro by Brouwer

Goran Krivokapić performs Sonata del Decamerón Negro (Guitar Sonata No. 3) by Cuban composer Leo Brouwer (b.1939). This comes via his excellent YouTube channel. Sonata No.3 is dedicated to the Greek guitarist Costas Cotsiolis, and first published in 2012. Not…

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Improvisacion, Op.1 by Fortea

Rebeca Oliveira performs Improvisación, Op.1 by Spanish composer and guitarist Daniel Fortea (1878–1953). This comes via her great YouTube channel. Excellent performance by Oliveira with a refined rhythmic feel and crisp, clean playing throughout. Sensible musicality but exciting too. Also, I feel I learn something about…

Bor Zuljan Lute Concert

Bor Zuljan Lute Concert “Il liuto cromatico”

Slovenian lutenist Bor Zuljan gives a full concert titled “Il liuto cromatico” for the recorded for the online festival of the Lute Society of America. This comes via Zuljan’s YouTube channel. Excellent concert programme with the chromatic theme connecting the…

Capirola Lutebook for Guitar

Capirola Lutebook Volume 1

Capirola Lutebook Volume 1: La Vilanela, Balletto, Canto Bello, Gentil Prince by Vincenzo Capirola (1474–c.1548). PDF sheet music arranged for classical guitar. Left hand fingering. Comes with both a fingered edition and unfingered edition. This is a notation-only edition and fingered…

Adam Cicchillitti Plays Gigue BWV 1004 by Bach

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti performs the Gigue from Partita in D minor for solo violin BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel with video work by Drew Henderson. Beautifully clean and rhythmic performance with wonderful tone by Cicchillitti.…

Henrique Carvalho Plays Improviso No.3 by Luiz

Brazilian classical guitarist Henrique Carvalho performs Improviso No.3 – Rítmico from Três Improvisos (2021) by João Luiz. This comes via Luiz’s YouTube channel. I’ve featured the playing of João Luiz a number of times on site but love this exciting…

Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31 by Matiegka

Sonata No.4 in E Minor, Op.31 by Matiegka

Sonata No.4 in E minor, Op.31 by Wenzel Thomas Matiegka (1773-1830). PDF Sheet music for classical guitar. Three movements: I. Allegro Moderato, II. Schezo and Trio, III. Capricio. Mainly open position playing. Intermediate or advanced depending on the tempo. Approximately grade 8…