Tag Drew Henderson

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…

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…

Isaac Bustos Plays Asturias (Leyenda) by Albeniz

The fantastic guitarist Isaac Bustos plays Asturias (Leyenda) by Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909). Another beautiful performance filled with amazing virtuosity and nice musical shaping. As Bustos said on Facebook “Asturias is the reason I play classical guitar today. I can still…

Isaac Bustos Plays Fantasia Op. 19 by Legnani

The fantastic guitarist Isaac Bustos plays Fantasia Brillante e Facile per la Chitarra, Op. 19 by Luigi Legnani (1790-1877). Beautiful intro followed by some amazingly clean and intensely fast and articulate melodic playing. Bustos is the real deal! Audio and…

Adam Kossler Plays Schlummerlied by Hugo Wolf

American guitarist Adam Kossler plays Schlummerlied by Austrian/Slovenian composer Hugo Wolf (1860–1903), known for his lieder (art songs).Transcription by Adam Kossler. Audio and Video by the amazing Canadian guitarist/audio-visual wizard Drew Henderson. The Wiki description of Wolf’s life, poor guy but…

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…

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…

Drew Henderson Plays Bach BWV 1003

The fantastic Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays the Adagio and Fuga from J.S. Bach’s second Sonata for Solo Violin BWV 1003. In his own words: “This arrangement draws upon material from Bach’s own arrangement of this piece for keyboard BWV…

Henderson-Kolk Play Le Tombeau de Couperin

Two of my favourite players in the world also play in a duo together. Plus, they are Canadian! Henderson-Kolk Duo (Drew Henderson & Michael Kolk) perform their arrangement of the Prélude from French composer Maurice Ravel’s (1875–1937) was a French composer Le Tombeau…

Tim Beattie plays Zapateado by Rodrigo

Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie plays Zapateado from Tres Piezas Espanolas by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901–1999). Filmed in Mazzoleni Concert Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Audio/Video by the amazing guitarist/producer Drew Henderson. Sheet Music: Music of…

Drew Henderson Plays Rodrigo

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays the final movement of Tres Piezas Españolas by Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999). As usual the playing, video, and sound (all done by Henderson) are fantastic. Recorded at Grace Church on the Hill in Toronto. Guitar by…