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Review: Nocturne by Drew Henderson

Nocturne – Guitar Music of the 19th Century by Drew HendersonWebsite: classicalguitarist.ca2014 Drew Henderson Buy or Listen to Samples: Amazon, iTunes, CDBaby If you follow this site you’ve already seen Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson’s numerous videos so you know he’s…

Jérôme Ducharme plays Takemitsu

Canadian guitarist Jérôme Ducharme plays A Piece for Guitar (1991) by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). Performed for the Maastricht Guitar Society November 28th 2014.  Nice little piece with the usual spacious beauty and interest in sound that is often associated with…

Brett Gunther – Guitar Music

Brett Gunther – Guitar MusicWebsite: brettgunther.comListen to samples or Buy: Guitar Music (via Amazon) For those of you who don’t know Brett Gunther, he is a great guitarist and educator on faculty over at Mount Royal University-Conservatory in Calgary, Alberta.…

Victoria Guitar Trio Plays Suspended Waltz by Sharman

He’s a post about myself and my two great friends and colleagues. The Victoria Guitar Trio Plays Suspended Waltz (1998) from Elsewhereless by Canadian composer Rodney Sharman (1958). Arranged for Guitar Trio by Michael Dias. Oak Bay Music Society, Matinée Concert Series, March 22, 2015, Society…

An overview of the six-course guitar by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by luthier Clive Titmuss Previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his work and recordings. All photos are by Clive Titmuss of guitars he built himself. He…

Dale Kavanagh plays Prelude

Canadian-born, Germany-based guitarist Dale Kavanagh plays Prelude by Dale Kavanagh on a Altamira N500 via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Siccas pumps out tons of great videos by visiting artists so a big thanks to them. Here she…

Victoria Guitar Trio Play Godin

Some clips from a recent concert I played in with my buddies from the Victoria Guitar Trio on March 22, 2015. These movements are from a multi-movement work named On Poetics written for us by Scott Edward Godin. This is just four of…

The Vihuela: History and Style by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by Clive Titmuss  Previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his work and recordings. All images provided by Clive Titmuss (click to enlarge). See image credits at end.…

Henderson-Kolk Duo Play Tedesco

The Canadian Henderson-Kolk Duo (Drew Henderson & Michael Kolk) play Prelude no. 3 in a minor by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). This comes via Drew Henderson’s YouTube Channel. This prelude is from “Les Guitares bien tempérées” Op. 199 (24 preludes and fugues…

The Myth of Bach’s Lute Suites by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by Clive Titmuss  Previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Visit his website to see more of his work and recordings (earlymusicstudio.com). All images provided by Clive Titmuss. Click on the images to enlarge. Part I As student…

Luthier Q&A: Interview with Marcus Dominelli

A big thank you to Marcus Dominelli for this great interview. Marcus is always willing to sit down and have a talk with me over some coffee and answer my many guitar questions. He’s a friendly guy and always very interested…