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Ethan Lorentz: Schubert Lieder on Guitar

Ethan Lorentz: Schubert Lieder on Guitar

Ethan Lorentz performs Erstarrung and Der Lindenbaum from the song cycle Winterrise (D. 911) by Franz Schubert (1797-1828), arranged for solo guitar by Ethan Lorentz. This comes via his YouTube channel (go subscribe). The Winterreise (Winter Journey) is a song…

Milena Solcova Plays Divertimento No.2 by de Fossa

Milena Solcova plays Divertimento No.2 from Quatre Divertissements Op. 13 – Extraits Des Oeuvres De J. Haydn by François de Fossa (1775–1849) on a F. Munoz Alba 2022 classical guitar. This comes via the Siccas Guitars and their fantastic YouTube channel. This is the first time featuring Solcova on…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Lutenist Eric Thomas

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister’s Gallery of Guitar YouTube Curator Series (go subscribe). Here he interviews lutenist Eric Thomas. They discuss the Renaissance lute, the repertoire, his video performance of Calata ala spagnola by Joan Ambrosio Dalza (fl. 1508), and…

Pavaniglia con parti variate by Giovanni Paolo Foscarini (PDF sheet music for guitar)

Pavaniglia con parti variate by Foscarini

Pavaniglia con parti variate by Giovanni Paolo Foscarini (fl.1600-1647). PDF sheet music for classical guitar with free performance and lesson video. From I quattro libri della chitarra spagnola. Originally for Baroque guitar. Comes with both a notation-only edition and a tab edition. Left hand fingering. Intermediate…

Drew Henderson Plays Three Sonatas by Paganini

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Three Sonatas from 37 Sonatas MS84 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel (one of my favourites, go subscribe). I’ve never thought much about these sonatas so it’s great to hear them come to life with Henderson’s excellent…

Filippos Manoloudis Classical Guitar Concert

Greek guitarist Filippos Manoloudis performs a concert with repertoire by John Dowland (1563-1626), Fernando Sor (1778–1839), Manuel Maria Ponce (1882-1948), Jubing Kristianto (b.1966), and Duke Ellington (1899-1974). This comes via the Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Manoloudis received a recording session at Siccas…

Trio Sonata in G BWV 1039 by Bach

Marten Root (traverso), Doretthe Janssens (traverso), Mieneke van der Velden (viola da gamba), Mike Fentross (theorbo) perform Trio Sonata in G major BWV 1039 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via the amazing Netherlands Bach Society and their YouTube from their project All of…

SoloDuo Play Tedesco

SoloDuo Play Prelude No.10 by Tedesco

SoloDuo (Lorenzo Micheli & Matteo Mela) perform Prelude No.10 in B Flat Major Op.199 (Alla rumba) from Les Guitares bien tempérées, Op. 199 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968) at a live concert at Sibelius Academy, Helsinki, Finland. This comes via Micheli’s great YouTube channel. Op.199 is collection of…

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata K.67 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira Plays Sonata K.67 by Seixas

Rebeca Oliveira performs her arrangement of Sonata K.67, Allegro, Minuet by the Portuguese composer Carlos Seixas (1704–1742), originally for harpsichord. This comes via her fantastic Youtube channel (go subscribe now). I’ve featured Oliveira a few times and I’m always excited to her new performances and arrangements…

Cicchillitti and Cowan Play Après éxode by Roux

Cicchillitti & Cowan Play Après l’éxode by Roux

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan perform the double concerto Après l’éxode by Patrick Roux (b.1962) with conductor Kevin Mallon of Thirteen Strings. This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. Excellent performance and concerto, here’s their info on the work via Youtube: This is a work that…

All-Women Virtual Guitar Orchestra Play Dusty Grooves by Assad

The Virtual Guitar Orchestra project with an all-women orchestra perform Dusty Grooves by Clarice Assad (b.1978). The All-Women Virtual Guitar Orchestra is a special project that will feature all women guitarists, playing pieces by woman composers. This comes via the Virtual…

David Jacques Plays Air Italiano and Doubles on Baroque Guitar

Canadian guitarist David Jacques plays an anonymous Air Italiano & Doubles (Anon. Ms Hertzberg Mus.Ms a 5038, National Library, Norway) on a Didier Nicolas Aîné, c.1780 original baroque guitar. Charming little works and performance with some excellent flowing articulations and pacing. See his…