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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.

Judith Bunk Plays Andante, Op.39 by Coste

German guitarist Judith Bunk performs the Andante from Andante et menuet, Op.39 by Napoléon Coste (1805-1883) on a 2017 Bertrand Ligier classical guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Beautiful performance by Bunk with pristine phrasing and wonderful pacing throughout. I don’t heard…

Sonata No.1 Para Guitarra by Carlos Guastavino

Sonata No.1 Para Guitarra by Carlos Guastavino

Sonata para guitarra (Sonata No.1) was written by Carlos Guastavino (1912-2000) in 1967 and become recognized as one of the major 20th Century full sonatas for guitar. Guastavino was one of the foremost Argentine composers of the 20th century having…

Marcin Dylla Plays C’est la mer melee au soleil by Erik Højsgaard

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays C’est la mer melee au soleil by Danish composer Erik Højsgaard (b.1954). This comes via Dylla’s fantastic YouTube channel. Recorded at Academy of Music in Katowice on 07.07.2021. Beautiful piece with a brilliantly colourful performance by Dylla with moments of peaceful contemplation…

Kanahi Yamashita Salon Concert

Kanahi Yamashita plays a salon style concert set on a number of different guitars via Siccas Guitars and their fantastic YouTube channel. Amazing playing by Kanahi Yamashita. I love her wide range of musicality and contrasts between soft lyrical phrasing and strict angular playing. It’s exciting…

Adrian Verdejo Plays “for Guitar” by Rodney Sharman

for Guitar by Canadian composer Rodney Sharman was commissioned by Vancouver-based guitarist Adrian Verdejo in 2016 with a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. This performance is taken from an online solo guitar recital presented by Vancouver New…

Suite pour Guitare Op.41 by Jacques Hétu

Bradford Werner plays Suite pour Guitare Op.41 by Canadian composer Jacques Hétu (1938–2010). I’ve been meaning to record this suite for a long time. The suite was commissioned and premiered by Alvaro Pierri with support of the Canada Council for…

David Russell Plays Suite, BWV 997 by Bach

David Russell performs Suite, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in the Monastery of Tibaes in Northern Portugal.. This comes via the Omni Foundation and their Youtube channel via the Omni On-Location series, Concerts from Historic Sites. Love the introduction to the location and, of…

Sonate pour guitare et violoncelle en quatre rêves by Duplessy

French guitarist Jérémy Jouve and Cellist François Salque plays Sonate pour guitare et violoncelle en quatre rêves (Sonata for Guitar and Cello in Four Dreams), IV. Rêve fou (Crazy Dream) by French composer and multi-instrumentalist Mathias Duplessy (b.1972). Great playing as usual…

No.5, 10 Petites Pièces, Op.11 by Carcassi

Andantino No.5 from 10 Petites Pièces, Op.11 by Matteo Carcassi (1796–1853) for Classical Guitar. This is from my PDF sheet music or tab edition: 10 Petites Pieces, Op.11 by Carcassi. The level is around the grade 4-6 but it’s all pretty manageable…

Vivaldi Sonata “La Follia” - Tafelmusik

Tafelmusik Plays La Follia Sonata by Vivaldi

The excellent Tafelmusik performs Sonata in D Minor, Op.1, No.12, “La Follia” by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741). Performer: Elisa Citterio (violin) Cristina Zacharias (violin), Keiran Campbell (cello), Charlotte Nediger (harpsichord), Lucas Harris (lute). This comes via their wonderful YouTube channel. La…

Heike Matthiesen Plays Spanish Dance by Pratten

Heike Matthiesen performs Spanish Dance by Catharina Josepha Pratten (1824-1895), also know as Madame Sidney Pratten. This comes via her YouTube channel. Great playing by Matthiesen with sharp rhythmic displays and exciting flourishes. Seeing more and more Pratten performed these days which…