Tag Baroque

Baroque Sheet Music and Tab for Classical Guitar

Baroque Sheet Music or Tab for Classical Guitar (PDFs). The Baroque was one of the most exciting times for plucked string instruments. From the varieties of Baroque lute, theorbo, and Baroque guitar it was an amazing era of music and…

Review: Performing Baroque Music on Classical Guitar by Peter Croton

Performing Baroque Music on the Classical Guitar: a practical handbook based on historical sources by Peter Croton Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (September 15, 2015) Author’s Website: peter-croton.com Look inside the book or buy: Performing Baroque Music…

Baroque Guitar for Smarties by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by guitarist & luthier Clive Titmuss A big thank you to Clive for this great overview of the Baroque guitar, previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his…

The Myth of Bach’s Lute Suites by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by Clive Titmuss  A big thank you to Clive for this epic article previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his work and recordings (earlymusicstudio.com). All images…

Eduardo Egüez plays Jácaras by Santiago de Murcia

Eduardo Egüez plays Jácaras by Spanish Baroque composer/guitarist Santiago de Murcia (1673–1739). Via the Lute Society of America on their YouTube, “Taken from a performance by Eduardo Egüez at the Lute Society of America 2014 Lute Festival, in a section…

Robert Barto Plays Presto by Weiss

This isn’t a new video but after watching it I had to share it anyway. If you don’t know Robert Barto you must get to know his work. His Weiss recordings (Amazon) are absolutely fantastic. I’m not exaggerating. They are…

Vintage John Williams Talks and Plays Weiss

John Williams talks about and plays Suite in F by German Baroque lutenist and composer Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750) back in 1978. The video quality isn’t great but I love seeing these rare videos where he plays repertoire I didn’t…

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)…

Prelude in G by Santiago de Murcia

This is a beautiful work by Santiago de Murcia (1673-1739) and is by no means just a student work. In fact, some of the movements of the suite are quite difficult. However, this is a nice relaxed prelude that I…

Bradford Werner plays Weiss

I thought I would share these videos since it cut into my blogging time. These are just a test run. I was trying out some new gear and a beautiful chapel near my house. I plan to record there but…

Matthew McAllister plays Weiss

Matthew McAllister was just in Victoria and gave some great advice and tips to my students. So grateful for his sharing and care for the music. Matthew has a real nice touch on the instrument and I love this performance…