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The Frog Galliard by Dowland (PDF, Lesson)

The Frog Galliard (Poulton No. 23) by John Dowland (1563-1626). Originally for lute. PDF Sheet music or tab for classical guitar. Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a Tab Edition. Left hand fingering. The level is Late-Intermediate (Grade 7-8). This is a PDF Download PDF…

Q&A Lesson: Performance Anxiety in Music & Guitar

Q&A Lesson: Performance Anxiety in Music & Classical Guitar – I took a ton of questions from my various subscribers on Patreon, Youtube, and the site comments and made three comprehensive questions and answers. If you love these Q&A Lessons…

Giuliani Left Hand Interval Studies, Op.1, Part 2 (PDF, Lesson)

Left Hand Interval Studies (Left Hand Exercises) by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB Edition. The level depends on your tempo and determination (Approximately Grade 4-9). See lesson video for more info on the level and intentions. Left Hand Fingering. 84…

Q&A Lesson: Nails, Tone, & Sound

Q&A Lesson: Nails, Tone, & Sound on Classical Guitar. Thanks to all my Patreon supporters that submitted questions. Feel free to visit my Support Page. Most of the questions here are related to nails and tone except for one on string noise. Thanks to…

Gigue, BWV 996 by Bach (Lesson, PDF)

Gigue (Giga) from Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Performance, Lesson, Sheet Music. Sheet Music, Tab, or Free Unfingered Edition (PDF) Here’s the gigue lesson for my edition of the Suite in E Minor, BWV 996. I…

Q&A Lesson: Classical Guitar Technique

Q&A Lesson: Classical Guitar Technique. Thanks to all my Patreon supporters that submitted questions. You can also visit my Support Page. Times & Questions 1:07 – Maintaining Left Hand Thumb and Posture Positions (Donna/Patti) 5:03 – Right Hand Finger Independence (Laurina) 8:23 – Tight…

Vals, No.2, Op.40 by Vinas (Lesson, PDF)

Vals, No.2 from Capullos de Abril, Op.40 for Guitar by José Viñas (1823-1888). Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB Edition. The level is Early-Intermediate (Approximately Grade 4). Left Hand Fingering. This is a PDF download.  Buy the PDF at my sheet music store Vals…

Lesson: Nocturne Op.4, No.3 by Mertz

Nocturne Op.4, No.3 Maestoso-Vivace by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) – This performance and lesson comes from my book Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 6 – Five pieces at the grade six level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece. Jump to…

Lesson: Giuliani Arpeggios No.1-3

Lesson: Giuliani Arpeggios No. 1-3 and How they Relate to Repertoire Practice – From 120 Arpeggio Exercises for the Right Hand, Op.1 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). My lesson covers some technique tips, how they relate to practicing repertoire, planting practice,…

Lesson: Etude No.13, Op.100 by Giuliani

This performance and lesson comes from my book Classical Guitar Repertoire Lessons Grade 6 – Five pieces at the grade six level with dedicated lessons preparing you for each piece. Jump to a section: Intro (1:46), Arpeggios (3:02), Slurs (4:17), Barre (5:36),…