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Josh Moore plays Sonata #4 by Santórsola

American guitarist Josh Moore plays Sonata No. 4 Italiana (1977) by Italian-born Brazilian-Uruguayan composer Guido Santórsola (1904–1994). This comes via Guitar Salon International via their YouTube on a 2016 Luis Fernandez de Cordoba guitar. Nice playing by Moore with lots…

Roland Dyens Plays Sor, Reinhardt, and Piazzolla

Roland Dyens plays Fernando Sor’s Le Calme, Django Reinhardt’s Nuages, and Astor Piazzolla’s Oblivion + Libertango on a 1947 Bouchet guitar. Includes an excellent into about the guitar and the usual hilarious banter by Dyens that one can not help…

Kang Min Ji (10yo) plays Prelude BWV 1006a by Bach

10-year-old Kang Min Ji plays the Prelude from Lute Suite No. 4, BWV 1006a by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA and their Youtube Channel. I like featuring youth on the site…

Sedona Farber (15) plays Fantasia (Arcas/Tarrega)

15-year-old Sedona Farber plays Fantasia on a Theme from La Traviata by Julian Arcas/Francisco Tarrega (both composers arranged this one…amalgamation?). This comes via the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA on a 2007 Dominique Field Guitar. You can also check…

Jennifer Kim Plays La Catedral by Barrios

Here’s the young Jennifer Kim playing the entire La Catedral by Paraguayan guitarist and composer Agustín Barrios (1885–1944). on a 1955 Manuel Velazquez classical guitar. This comes via the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA. She has a curios left hand with…

Marcin Dylla Plays Tansman

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays Valse Romantique from Polish composer Aleksander Tansman’s Hommage à Chopin, for guitar (1966). As Chopin was also from from Poland, this is triple-Polish! This comes via the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA. You can also check out the…

Roland Dyens Plays Prelude/Improvisation

Roland Dyens in concert at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA, playing an improvisation, or prelude, to open the concert. He’s playing a 1956 Robert Bouchet classical guitar. To be honest I don’t completely love his improvisations…

Vladimir Gapontsev Plays Legnani

I was watching this thinking, good, good, but then at around 1m40s I was hit but some intense virtuosity. Maybe not the cleanest ever but super effective and fantastic contrasts. Perfect for Legnani. Plus, it’s super exciting to see how…

Adelita (Mazurca) by Tárrega (Free PDF or TAB)

Adelita (Mazurca) by Francisco Tárrega (1852–1909) Free Sheet Music for Classical Guitar in Notation or Notation + Tablature (TAB) Edition. Intermediate Level (RCM Grade 6). Here’s a free sheet music edition of one of Francisco Tárrega’s (1852–1909) most famous works. It…

Aaron Larget-Caplan Plays Fujii

Boston based guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan playing a selection from Keigo Fujii’s Hagoromo. This comes to us via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube Channel. Here he’s on a 2008 Oscar Trezzini spruce-top at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa…

Josh Moore plays Drei Tentos by Henze

Josh Moore plays Drei Tentos (1958) by German composer Hans Werner Henze (1926–2012). Henze wrote quite a few works for guitar which is amazing since he is such an important composer and didn’t play himself. Bream is to thank for…

Alex Park plays Gigue by Ponce

Alex Park playing the Gigue from Manuel Ponce’s Suite in A Minor. This comes via the great Guitar Salon International and their YouTube Channel. I love how clean and rhythmic this performance is. At first I though his might be a…