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

Classical Guitar Insight Explores Weiss

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson has a new Youtube channel called Classical Guitar Insight (go subscribe now). The first episode is out and covers a beautiful prelude by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). This is fantastic, not only do we get a wonderful performance…

Finlay Hay & Amy Karensa Morris Perform Seiber

Finlay Hay (guitar) and Amy Karensa Morris (voice) perform Le Rossignol and J’ai descendu by Mátyás Seiber (1905-1960) from Four French Folk Songs. Originally Quatre chansons populaires francaises for soprano and string orchestra (1948). This comes via Finlay Hay’s YouTube…

Felipe Celis Catalan Plays Los Espejos Sonata by Javier Contreras

Chilean guitarist Felipe Celis Catalán plays Sonata “Los Espejos” by Chilean composer Javier Contreras (b.1983). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel but you can also visit Catalán’s YouTube as well. Great sonata and excellent performance of the thick texture while maintaining nice…

Fabrizio Proietti Plays Tedesco Sonata Op.77

Italian guitarist Fabrizio Proietti plays Sonata (Omaggio a Boccherini), Op. 77 (1934) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). This comes via the excellent Siccas Guitars and their YouTube and Proietti’s Youtube. I’ve always loved this sonata so usually share it whenever I get the…

Dir, dir Jehova, will ich singen BWV 452 by Bach

Charles Daniels (tenor), Menno van Delft (harpsichord), Mieneke van der Velden (viola da gamba), and Fred Jacobs (theorbo) perform “Dir, dir Jehova, will ich singen” BWV 452 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes from the absolutely amazing Netherlands Bach Society and…

Petrit Çeku – Complete Bach Cello Suites

Albanian classical guitarist Petrit Çeku performs all six Cello Suites BWV 1007-1012 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) in a one-take recording live concert at Croatian Music Institute, Zagreb. This comes via Art of Sound and Vision’s Youtube. Huge undertaking by…

Eleonora Perretta Classical Guitar Concert

Italian guitarist Eleonora Perretta performs a concert with repertoire by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944), and Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909). This comes via the Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Fantastic playing by Perretta with excellent rhythmic drive, clear articulations, and some brilliant…

Zane Forshee and Gene Koshinski Play Clockwork by Gene Koshinski

Zane Forshee and Gene Koshinski Play Killjoy by Koshinski

Zane Forshee (guitar) and Gene Koshinski (percussion) play all three movements of Killjoy by Gene Koshinski (b.1980), scored for amplified guitar and percussion. This comes via Koshinski’s Youtube. Great interactive composition with excellent writing for the guitar. Fantastic playing by…

Andrea De Vitis Plays Tellur by Tristan Murail

Andrea De Vitis plays Tellur (1977) by Tristan Murail (b.1947). This comes via his YouTube channel. Great to hear this piece which I heard live a few years back. Excellent performance by Andrea De Vitis with very focused pacing, dramatic gestures, and sense of space. For…

Anton Baranov Plays Prelude No.5, Op.11 by Scriabin

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Prelude No.5, Op.11 by Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915), originally for piano. This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel. Scriabin was a Russian composer and pianist with a whole range of fascinating biographical tidbits (read Baranov’s description below or visit the Wiki). Beautiful…

Yair Avidor Plays Charles Mouton on Lute

Yair Avidor performs Prelude in A minor by Charles Mouton (c.1617-1699) from his first book, entitled Pièces de luth sur différents modes. Played on an 11-course lute by Paul Thomson. This comes via his YouTube channel. Avidor has a growing…

Sanel Redzic Plays Five Preludes by Villa-Lobos

Sanel Redžić plays Five Preludes by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via Redžić’s fantastic YouTube channel. Recorded in Schottenkirche Erfurt, Germany. Great to have all five preludes performed by one of my favourite guitarists. Redzic’s direct style and balanced musical sensibilities highlight the excellent compositional…