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Bradford Werner Plays Passacaille by Weiss

Hey it’s me! A first try playing this piece, I still need to smooth it out a bit and add some definition to the voices but here it is for now. Bradford Werner plays Passacaille by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750)…

Taso Comanescu plays Tarrega on a 1890 Torres

A very nice performance of Tarrega’s Adelita by Taso Comanescu via GSI. The 1890 guitar Antonio de Torres sounds great. Guitar: 1890 Antonio de Torres. Here’s Taso Comanescu playing Francisco Tarrega’s ‘Adelita’ on an 1890 Antonio de Torres classical guitar at the Guitar…

David Starobin plays Matiegka on a period Lacôte

Another great performance from David Starobin, this time of Menuetto (Presto) in G major, op. 20, no. 10 by Wenzeslaus Matiegka (1773–1830). He’s playing guitar made by René François Lacôte (1785–1855) with a label signed by the virtuoso guitarist Fernando Sor (1778–1839)…

Duo Bandini & Chiacchiaretta play Zita by Piazzolla

Duo Bandini & Chiacchiaretta (Giampaolo Bandini – Cesare Chiacchiaretta)  performing ‘Zita’ song by Astor Piazzolla on guitar and bandoneon. Via Guitar Magazine  at ‘Guitar Virtuosos’ 2013 festival – Chaikovsky Hall, Moscow. March 17th, 2013. I love the energy and the element of…

Drew Henderson plays Caprice #7 by Legnani

Another great video by Drew Henderson of Italian composer Luigi Legnani (1790-1877). He has such a great sound that is clear and crisp and bell-like. Plus all the chops for Legnani! Nice one Drew! You can buy the sheet music…

Pavel Steidl plays Giuliani Concerto in A, Op. 30

Excellent performance of Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A major, Op. 30. Nice to hear it on period guitar. This is pretty much every one of Giuliani’s pieces rolled into one concerto. If my memory servers me correctly (via…

Virtuosity: Anton Baranov Plays Legnani Caprice No.7

Caprice No. 7composed by Luigi Legnani (1790 — 1877)performed by Anton Baranov July 1, 2013 – Brown TheatreUniversity of Louisville2013 Guitar Foundation of AmericaInternational Concert Artist Competition Competition Final Results: Anton Baranov (Russia) — 1st prizeArtyom Dervoed (Russia) — 2nd…

Brasil Guitar Duo plays Suite op.142 by Drozd

An excellent recording of Polish composer Gerard Drozd’s Suite op.142 by the Brasil Guitar Duo. The music is quite earthy and full sounding but well balanced and not muddy. Clocking in at over 17mins this is a significant work.  Love…