Baden Powell plays Manhã de Carnaval

I WILL learn to play with a cigrette in my hand. #oldschool. At about 3:10 he rocks out with his ensemble and cool sounds begin…that is my technical analysis. Baden Powell 1970 Germany, Canto on guitar special Manhã de carnaval Source:…

Sharon Isbin Interview & Lesson

A nice interview and series of lessons with Julliard teacher and performer Sharon Isbin. She covers: some basic biography of herself, technique in right and left hand, ornamentation, phrasing, her discography, plenty of exercises, talks about performance. Lots of examples…

Harpo-lyre – three neck guitar

Three neck guitar hey? Jimmy Page is so jealous right now. Harpo-lyre, ca. 1830 André Augustin Chevrier (French, active 1820–42) Mirecourt (France) Wood This three-necked instrument features a central neck tuned like a conventional guitar (E-A-d-g-b-e’), plus a neck on the…

Scott Tennant plays Wild Mountain Thyme

We were delighted to have Maestro Scott Tennant come into the Guitar Salon International showroom to play a few guitars! Here he is playing his arrangement of ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’ on a brand new 2011 Daniel Friederich cedar-top classical guitar.…

Guitar tuners: how they work and some brief history

Curious, it’s an ad for Graf but nice video with some back-history. The title says it all. By reviewing the construction one can easily observe the inventive ideas created by Jorg Graf as well as his excellent attention to detail…

Complete Villa-Lobos Preludes and Etudes on YouTube

Complete Villa-Lobos Preludes on YouTube The round up of Villa-Lobos Week in the prelude section. Prelude No. 1 – Heike Matthiesen Preulde No. 2 – Denis Azabagic Preulde No. 3 – John Williams Preulde No. 4 – Denis Azabagic Preulde No. 5…