Tag Francesco da Milano

Ryosuke Sakamoto (Lute): Complete Francesco da Milano

Ryosuke Sakamoto has a fantastic project going on his YouTube where he’s playing through all of the Ricercares and Fantasias by Francesco Canova da Milano (1497–1543) in order of the Ness number. I included his intro video and the first Fantasia.…

Ricercare No.7 by Milano (Lesson, PDF)

Ricercare (Fantasia) 7 by Francesco Canova da Milano (1497–1543). This comes from my Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 5 book. Five pieces at the grade 5 level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece. This lesson in the book…

Duet: Canone & Spagna a due liuti by Francesco da Milano

Canone & Spagna a due liuti by Francesco da Milano (c. 1497–1543) – From the Cavalcanti lute book (1590). Period lute duets arranged for 2 guitars in score format (two pages for each piece). The score includes notation only and is…

Ricercare (Fantasia) 16 by Francesco da Milano (Free PDF)

Ricercare (Fantasia) 16 by Francesco Canova da Milano (1497–1543) – Ness No.16. Arranged for classical guitar with both a notation-only edition and tab edition. Francesco Canova da Milano (1497–1543) was an Italian lutenist and composer. He was praised throughout Europe…

Paul Kieffer Plays Francesco da Milano

Lutenist Paul Kieffer, based in Basel, Switzerland, plays a Ricercar (or is it a Fantasia?) by Italian Renaissance composer and lutenist Francesco da Milano (1497–1543). Milano was also known as Il divino and famous throughout Europe. These are great pieces…

Gabriel Bianco Plays Francesco Da Milano

French Guitarist Gabriel Bianco performing the music of Italian composer Francesco Da Milano (1497–1543) during the 2014 Classical Guitar Retreat on the Island of Cumbrae, Scotland. The three pieces performed are ‘Fantaisia, De Mon Triste and La Compagna. This all…

Emanuele Buono plays Da Milano

Italian guitarist Emanuele Buono plays Francesco Da Milano: Fantasia No. 33 via the Naxos Youtube Channel. Beautiful sound on this recording and Buono’s clear and relaxed playing hits the spot. Notice his faster bass runs are played with thumb and…

Nigel North plays Francesco da Milano

Here’s some more from Nigel North from the same concert as last week’s post. Here he performs Ricercars 14 & 75 and Fantasias 64 & 25 (Ness edition numbering) by Italian composer/lutenist Francesco da Milano (1497–1543), also known as Il divino. The recording was made…