Tag John Schneiderman

Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo Play Weiss

 Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo (John Schneiderman, Hideki Yamaya) play Ciacona in G Minor by Silvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). This comes via Schneiderman’s Youtube channel. Instruments: Schneiderman on baroque lute and Yamaya on mandolino. Originally for lute & flute. The flute part was…

Beethoven for Two Guitars – An Album of Period Arrangements

Last year the Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo (John Schneiderman, Hideki Yamaya) released a duo album of 19th-century guitar arrangements of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827). Great playing as usual from the duo and an interesting history of period arrangements. Here’s a brief intro about…

Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo Play Beethoven

Schneiderman-Yamaya Duo (John Schneiderman, Hideki Yamaya) play a 19th-century arrangements of Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) on period replica guitars. Some arranged by composer and guitarist Ferdinando Carulli (1770–1841). Carulli was Italian-born but later based in Paris where he was very prolific.…

Interview with John Schneiderman

I’m very excited to present this wonderful interview with one of my favourite and most respected guitarists, John Schneiderman. When I think of great playing and interesting projects I think of Schneiderman’s many recordings and concerts. Just the other day I was listening to…

John Schneiderman Plays Tarantelle by Mertz

John Schneiderman plays Tarantelle by Hungarian guitarist and composer Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856). Schneiderman is the real deal and certainly a multi-instrumentalist. Whether he’s on lute or guitar it’s always great playing. Here, Schneiderman is playing on a guitar by Hermann…

The German Baroque: Wolff Jakob Lauffensteiner

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Wolff Jakob Lauffensteiner (1676–1754) is the last composer I’ll feature on this week’s theme of the German Baroque. His music, as his wiki page suggests, is similar to Weiss in many ways.…

The German Baroque: Adam Falckenhagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). Adam Falckenhagen  (26 April 1697 – 6 October 1754) was a German lutenist and composer. He travelled around from court to court much of his life but eventually settled in Bayreuth. It has also…