Tag etudes

The Etudes of Heitor Villa-Lobos

If you don’t know the Villa-Lobos etudes then I suggest you become familiar with them right away. They are possibly the most significant etudes of the twentieth century due to their technical challenge, wealth of musical ideas, and pedagogical value. They are, however,…

Gerald Garcia – Etudes Esquisses

  Theme of this week: “Favorite Etudes” You might have noticed that on my theme weeks I try to avoid the MOST obvious choices. So, in the German Baroque I avoided Bach and this I’m avoiding Sor and Brouwer due…

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…

Kevin Gallagher teaches Sor Study No. 8, Op. 6

Kevin R. Gallagher teaches a lesson on Study No. 8 Op. 6, by Fernando Sor. Kevin is a great player and teacher, previous GFA winner, and does some online blogging and video posts as well. You can check out his site at:…