Tag Canada

Duo Calixa Play Algodão doce by Celso Machado

Canadian flute and guitar ensemble Duo Calixa with Kelly Williamson (flute) and Mariette Stephenson (guitar) play Algodão doce by Celso Machado (b.1953). This comes via Stephenson’s YouTube channel. Machado is a Brazilian guitarist, percussionist, and multi-instrumentalist who lives in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada. I…

Thierry Bégin-Lamontagne plays Canarios by Sanz on 3 guitars

Canadian guitarist Thierry Bégin-Lamontagne plays Canarios by Spanish Baroque composer Gaspar Sanz (1640 – 1710) at the Grand Guitar Salon over in Montreal, Québec, Canada. This comes via the Salon’s YouTube Channel with video and sound production by the amazing Drew Henderson. Three guitars are featured here: 1.…

Drew Henderson Plays Sonata in D minor by Cimarosa

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Sonata in D minor by Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801). This comes via his fantastic YouTube Channel. Drew is an amazing guitarist, recording engineer, and video producer. Great playing here with such a musical and clean approach.…

Europa by Adam Cicchillitti

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti plays his own composition Europa. This comes via his YouTube Channel. Here’s the YouTube blurb: “Europa is my first published composition for solo guitar. It was written for my darling wife Virginie Abat-Roy in 2015. The…

Review: De Cascia, Sylvia Model Classical Guitar

De Cascia, Sylvia Model Classical Guitar – I was pleas to get to review this instrument that is a mid-range guitar with lots of bells and whistles. De Cascia is a Montreal based company in connection with Grand Guitar Salon.…

Henderson-Kolk Duo Play Marcello / Bach

Canadian guitarists Drew Henderson and Michael Kolk as the Henderson Kolk Guitar Duo play Henderson’s arrangement of Concerto for Oboe and Strings in D minor with the movements Andante e spiccato, Adagio, and Presto by Alessandro Marcello (1673-1747) with the arrangement based on J.S.…

Drew Henderson Plays Rondo Op.2, No. 2 by Aguado

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Introduction and Rondo no. 2 Op. 2 by Dionisio Aguado (1784 – 1849). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel. As Henderson mentions on his YouTube “The theme of this Rondo bears a striking resemblance to Beethoven’s famous…

Jorge Caballero plays O Canada

Jorge Caballero is playing a concert up in Canada at Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre Sunday March 26th at 7:30pm (see his website for info). Here he plays his own arrangement of the Canadian anthem O Canada, music composed by Calixa Lavallée (1842–1891). It officially became the…

Copla – Music of Spanish Legends by Tariq Harb

Copla | Music of Spanish Legendsby Tariq Harb© 2017 Tariq Harb Buy or listen to samples via: CD Baby | Amazon | iTunesCD Sales: Tariq Harb’s Store I was very pleased to hear Tariq Harb’s new album. I’ve featured Harb a…

Henderson-Kolk Guitar Duo play Schubert

Two of my favourite Canadian guitarists, Drew Henderson and Michael Kolk are the Henderson Kolk Guitar Duo. Here they play their arrangement of Impromptu Op. 90 no. 3 by Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1828). Great to have a video of their 6/8-string combination which they…

Warren Nicholson and Mark Whale Play Piazzolla

Mark Whale violin, and Warren Nicholson guitar, play Bordel 1900, from L’Histoire du Tango by Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla (1921–1992), recorded January 30th, 2017 at Toronto Canada. Audio/Vid by the amazing Canadian guitarist/producer Drew Henderson. This comes via Warren Nicholson’s YouTube Channel. Great groove and…