Tag David Russell

David Russell Plays Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV998 by Bach

David Russell performs Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro BWV 998 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in Monforte de Lemos in Northwestern Spain. This comes via the Omni Foundation and their Youtube channel via the Omni On-Location series, Concerts from Historic Sites. Love the introduction to the location…

David Russell Plays Suite, BWV 997 by Bach

David Russell performs Suite, BWV 997 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in the Monastery of Tibaes in Northern Portugal.. This comes via the Omni Foundation and their Youtube channel via the Omni On-Location series, Concerts from Historic Sites. Love the introduction to the location and, of…

David Russell Plays Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Bach

David Russell performs Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) recorded in the monastery of Celanova, Spain. This comes via the Omni Foundation and their Youtube channel via the Omni On-Location series, Concerts from Historic Sites. Love the introduction to the…

Canción para ti by Aureo Puerta Carreño

Canción para ti by Aureo Puerta CarreñoSheet Music for Canción para ti (via Huitrón)Composer’s Youtube Aureo Puerta Carreño is a Venezulean composer now living in Miami, USA. A great guitarist himself and budding composer, he has recently received much praise…

Lessons and Conversations with David Russell (CGR)

David Russell in conversation with Classical Guitar Retreat director Matthew McAllister during the 2018 retreat in Scotland. FYI, the twelfth Classical Guitar Retreat takes place in the summer of 2020 at the Cathedral of the Isles on the Island of Cumbrae off the west coast…

David Russell on Practice and Technique

David Russell in conversation with Classical Guitar Retreat Director Matthew McAllister during the 2018 Retreat. Russell talks about his thoughts on practice and technique. This comes via McAllister’s Youtube Channel. He discusses aspects of his practice routine, tips on how…

David Russell Plays Lindsey-Clark

David Russell plays Shadow of the Moon by Vincent Lindsey-Clark. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel! Vincent Lindsey-Clark is a UK guitarist and composer and of course you need no introduction for the legendary David Russell. Looks like a…

David Russell Plays El ultimo trémolo by Barrios

One of my students is playing El ultimo trémolo, also called Una Limosna por el Amor de Dios or El último canto by Agustín Barrios Mangoré so I was looking for good examples for her to follow. Who better than David Russell. An excellent…

Favorite Classical Guitar Recordings

This list of recommended classical guitar recordings (CDs, mp3s) is simply one of personal preference. The best classical guitar albums are different for everyone. These are in no particular order. Also, I’ll be adding more to the list as I…

David Russell interviews via his website

I just found out that guitarist David Russell posted a number of interviews up on his website. Russell’s opinions and perspectives are so down to Earth. Love it. Plus, he really gives a good deal to the interviewer. Here’s just…

Interview and performance with David Russell

A great little interview with the amazing David Russell. He talks about his guitar by famed luthier Matthias Dammann (Germany). I like how he discusses his interaction with Dammann and his limited knowledge of guitar construction. As a performer he wants…

David Russell plays Sylvius Leopold Weiss

Have been thinking of Weiss this month. As I was working on a Bach cello suite and adding notes etc, I kept thinking: why not play actual lute music. Love Weiss, especially at morning and night (?). Love Russell’s relaxed…