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Angelo Gilardino: Studi di virtuosità e di trascendenza

Theme of this week: “Favorite Etudes“ I love Angelo Gilardino‘s Studi di virtuosità e di trascendenza. Although the compositional style is very pattern oriented and guitaristic the etudes are filled with a huge wealth of musical ideas. Each one has a…

Matteo Carcassi Sheet Music & Tab for Classical Guitar

Matteo Carcassi (1792–1853) – Free PDF Sheet Music and Tab for Classical Guitar. Modern and public domain sheet music PDF’s of Carcassi’s classical guitar works from easy to advanced. Includes Carcassi’s Op. 60 Etudes No.1-25 for classical guitar. They are…

The German Baroque: Wolff Jakob Lauffensteiner

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Wolff Jakob Lauffensteiner (1676–1754) is the last composer I’ll feature on this week’s theme of the German Baroque. His music, as his wiki page suggests, is similar to Weiss in many ways.…

The German Baroque: Bernhard Joachim Hagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Bernhard Joachim Hagen (1720–1787) wrote some amazing works of beauty that are not often played. One reason for this is the unavailability of this works. To my knowledge there are no readily…

The German Baroque: Adam Falckenhagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Adam Falckenhagen  (26 April 1697 – 6 October 1754) was a German lutenist and composer. He travelled around from court to court much of his life but eventually settled in Bayreuth. It has also…

The German Baroque: Sylvius Leopold Weiss

New for the site are theme weeks. I’ll be posting articles, links, and videos based on the theme. There will still be other posts such as lessons etc, but the theme will add a narrative to the week. To start us…

Complete Villa-Lobos Preludes and Etudes on YouTube

Complete Villa-Lobos Preludes on YouTube The round up of Villa-Lobos Week in the prelude section. Prelude No. 1 – Heike Matthiesen Preulde No. 2 – Denis Azabagic Preulde No. 3 – John Williams Preulde No. 4 – Denis Azabagic Preulde No. 5…