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

Patrik Kleemola performs Etude No. 6 by Klami

Finnish guitarist Patrik Kleemola performs Markku Klami’s Etude No. 6 ’Puro (Stream)’, from Etudes for guitar (2021). Also includes a discussion about the work at the end of the video. This comes via his great Youtube channel. Also check out the rest of the etudes via…

Minh Nguyen Plays Sonata K.209 by Scarlatti

Minh Nguyen performs Sonata K.209 / L.428 by Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) on a Elias Bonet classical guitar. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. Nicely balanced performance which gets quite demanding. Below is an older performance on harpsichord by Scott Ross…

Pablo Sáinz Villegas Plays Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Rodrigo

Pablo Sáinz Villegas performs the famous concerto Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999) with Orquesta de la Minería, México and director José Luis Castillo. This comes via his YouTube channel. The four movements are: I. Villano y Ricercar (Adagietto); II.…

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Marco De Biasi plays Melancholy Galliard by Dowland

Marco De Biasi plays Melancholy Galliard (Poulton No.25) by Elizabethan composer and lutenist John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via his YouTube channel. Great performance here with some beautiful pacing and phrasing. De Biasi is also a composer, I performed some of his Studies (Studios) for guitar…

Jung Min Kim Performs Dowland Songs

Jung Min Kim performs the vocal and lute parts for Now, o now and Flow my tears by John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via Edoardo Lambertenghi’s excellent YouTube channel. Wonderful to see and hear the voice and lute parts played by…

Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Unruhe by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856). From Bardenklänge, Op.13, Héft (Book) 2, No.2. PDF sheet music for classical guitar. Includes both a notation-only edition and tab edition. The level is late-intermediate to early-advanced (grade 8) depending on the tempo. This is a PDF Download. PDF…

The Walls by Sergio Assad

The Walls by Sergio Assad Featuring Yo-Yo Ma

Fantastic! The Walls by Sergio Assad featuring Yo-Yo Ma on cello. This project was a collaboration by Sergio Assad, Yo-Yo Ma, 60 guitarists from around the world and the excellent Uros Baric. The video and info quote below comes via Uros Baric’s YouTube channel (go…

Lorenzo Micheli Plays Kleine Variationen über Schuberts Wiegenlied by Rebay

Lorenzo Micheli plays Kleine Variationen über Schuberts Wiegenlied für Gitarre-Solo (1940) by Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953) on a guitar made by Miguel Simplicio, Barcelona 1934. This comes via Micheli’s fantastic YouTube channel. Wonderful playing by Micheli with both beautiful phrasing but also amazing clarity to articulations…

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Michael Kolk Plays Sonata No. 1 by Guastavino

Canadian guitarist Michael Kolk performs the first movement, Allegro deciso e molto rítmico from Sonata No.1 Para Guitarra by Carlos Guastavino (1912-2000). This comes via his excellent YouTube Channel with audio and video by Henderson. Wonderful performance by Kolk with beautiful flowing lines, refined phrasing, articulation, and plenty of…

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Samuel Hines Plays Preludio e toccatina by Assad

Samuel Hines plays the 3rd movement, Preludio e toccatina from Aquarelle by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via his YouTube channel. This is first time I’ve featured the excellent American guitarist, Samuel Hines. Great playing with some beautiful phrasing in the prelude and some…

Variations on a Theme of Scriabin by Tansman

Thomas Viloteau performs Variations on a Theme of Scriabin by Polish composer Alexandre Tansman (1897–1986), written in 1972 for Andres Segovia, after the Prelude, Op. 16, No. 4 by Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel. Wonderful performance by Viloteau with virtuosity, superb…

Xuefei Yang Plays Silver Clouds Chasing the Moon by Ren Guang

Xuefei Yang plays her own arrangement of one of Guang Ren’s (1900-1941) best known orchestral works. Colourful Clouds Chasing the Moon was composed by Ren Guang in 1935 for a Chinese instrumental ensemble. This comes via her great YouTube channel. I haven’t featured…