Finlay Hay Performs Takemitsu & Regondi

Scottish guitarist Finlay Hay performs Wainscot Pond from In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). This comes via Finlay Hay’s YouTube Channel. Below Hay performs Etude No.1 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) via Matthew McAllister’s YouTube. Finlay Hay is studying in his…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Uros Baric

Check out the second interview on Matthew McAllister‘s excellent Gallery of Guitar YouTube channel Curator Series. Go subscribe now because he’ll be interviewing and featuring more players and community members in his series! Here he interviews the wonderful Uros Baric who is one…

Goran Krivokapić Concert

Goran Krivokapić performs a 47 minute concert (repertoire below). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Krivokapić’s playing is very balanced and refined making him one of my favourite players. Beautiful phrasing, articulations, and special melodic attention throughout. You can also follow his…

Michael Kolk Performs Sonata para Guitarra by José

Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José

Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José (1902-1936). This is one of the great modern Spanish works for guitar and simply one of the most significant long form sonata works for the instrument. This was José’s only work for guitar, composed in…

Rossini – Giuliani: Se inclinassi a prender moglie (Lesson, PDF)

Se inclinassi a prender moglie by Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) arranged by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) in No.8 from 12 Contradanze. Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB Edition. The level is Early-Intermediate (Approximately Grade 4). Left Hand Fingering. This is a PDF download. Buy or View Samples of the…

Antigoni Goni Performs Maxixe by Barrios

Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni plays Maxixe by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944). This comes via William Jenks’ YouTube channel. Fantastic and extroverted playing of this dance work. Goni is a legendary performer and artist and I’m so glad that this video…

Tim Beattie Performs Divertimento No.2 by de Fossa

Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie performs Divertimento No.2 from Quatre Divertissements Op. 13 – Extraits Des Oeuvres De J. Haydn by François de Fossa (1775–1849). Movements: I. Largo Cantabile and​ II. Rondo Allegro.​ This comes via his Youtube Channel and played on N.G.…

Bradford Werner Interview with Eric Charles Mokotoff

Big thanks to Eric Charles Mokotoff for the great interview which he’s posted on his great Facebook Group (go join) and his Youtube (go subscribe). It’s a great discussion about my background but also method books and learning experiences that…

Emma Rush Performs Waltz No. 1 by Delores de Goñi

Canadian guitarist Emma Rush plays Waltz No.1 from Six Waltzes by Delores de Goñi (1813-1892). This comes via her excellent YouTube Channel. Played on a 19th Century Stuaffer replica guitar by Miodrag Žerdoner. Great playing by Rush, her phrasing and pacing add nicely to the light charm…

Q&A Lesson: Nails, Tone, & Sound

Q&A Lesson: Nails, Tone, & Sound on Classical Guitar. Thanks to all my Patreon supporters that submitted questions. Feel free to visit my Support Page. Most of the questions here are related to nails and tone except for one on string noise. Thanks to…

Gigue, BWV 996 by Bach (Lesson, PDF)

Gigue (Giga) from Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Performance, Lesson, Sheet Music. Sheet Music, Tab, or Free Unfingered Edition (PDF) Here’s the gigue lesson for my edition of the Suite in E Minor, BWV 996. I…

Michael Kolk Performs Rebay

Fantastic! Canadian guitarist Michael Kolk performs the first movement, Allegro moderato from Sonate in a für Guitarre by Ferdinand Rebay (1880-1953). Audio and video by Henderson. Beautiful playing as usual from Kolk. I love how directional his phrasing is, he always has a clear destination…