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Adam Cicchillitti plays Milonga del Mar by Roux

Canadian guitarist Adam Cicchillitti plays Milonga del Mar from Scènes panoramiques by Canadian composer Patrick Roux, recorded November 19, 2016 in Toronto. Video and audio by Drew Henderson. Milonga del Mar was premiered by Marlène Demers-Lemay and is published by…

Review: Debussy & Ravel by ChromaDuo

Ravel & Debussy: Music for Two Guitarsby ChromaDuo (Rob MacDonald Tracy Anne Smith)Website: chromaduo.comLabel: NaxosProducers: Norbert Kraft & Bonnie SilverListen to Samples: chromaduo.com/sounds Buy the Album via Amazon: Ravel & Dubussy by ChromaDuo Naxos Promo Blurb: “This album is the first to present…

Xu Kun (Alan) Liu Plays Regondi

The young Canadian guitarist Xu Kun Liu (Alan Liu) Plays Introduction et Caprice, Op. 23 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) at the GFA 2016 Youth Competition Senior Division. It’s followed up by another work by Cataluña by Albeniz. This comes via…

Drew Henderson Plays Reverie Op. 19 by Regondi

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson performs Nocturne “Reverie” Op. 19 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872). This comes via Henderson’s great YouTube Channel. Regondi is one of the great 19th century composers for guita who probably had more to offer musically than most…

Pascal Valois Plays Magnien on Romantic Guitar

Canadian guitarist Pascal Valois plays Andante by Victor Magnien on a Romantic Guitar (Stauffer – Legnani guitar built by Gary Southwell). You can also see him playing Mertz’s Fingals-Höhle or Schubert/Mertz Stadchen. I’m glad to learn more about Victor Magnien…

Audio Comparison of Six Guitars by Sigurdson

A nice audio comparison of six different classical guitars by Canadian luthier Jeff Sigurdson on his Youtube channel. All are played by Drew Henderson and all with the same mic placement and unprocessed sound. You can certainly hear differences in…

Sly and Cicchillitti perform Schubert’s Standchen

Canadian musicians Philippe Sly (Baritone) and Adam Cicchillitti (guitar) perform the well known lieder Standchen (Serenade) by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). This work, originally for piano and voice, was also arranged by Johann Kaspar Mertz for solo guitar and it is known…

Michael Kolk Plays Sonatina by Cyril Scott

Canadian guitarist Michael Kolk plays Sonatina by English composer Cyril Scott (1879–1970). This comes via Kolk’s YouTube Channel. As Kolk mentions, composed in 1927, this is Cyril Scott’s only piece for solo guitar. Guitar by Martin Blackwell. Audio and video…

Harb Plays Sor Studies – An Educational DVD

The amazing Jordanian-Canadian guitarist Dr. Tariq Harb has a new double DVD covering Segovia’s collection of Sor studies. Check it out as it’s sure to be incredibly helpful and inspiring! Harb Plays Sor StudiesAn Educational DVDTwo DVD set. Colour /…

Drew Henderson (8-String Guitar) Plays Weiss

The excellent Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Fantasie by German lutenist and composer Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750). Drew is one of my favorite guitarists and Weiss my favorurite lute composer! Actually, last year I got a chance to go to Dresden and…

Drew Henderson Plays Fandango by Rodrigo

The excellent Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Fandango from Tres Piezas Españolas by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999). Henderson is one of my favorite guitarists and he also does all the video and sound himself. A wizard of all trades. I love…

Tim Beattie Plays Elogio de la Guitarra by Rodrigo

Young Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie playing Elogio de la Guitarra, mvt 1: Allegro by Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999), performed during the 2016 Hamilton Guitar Competition Finals. Instrument built by Patrick Mailloux. via his YouTube “Tim is currently studying under the tutelage…