Tag Luigi Legnani

Doris Ćosić Plays Fantasia, Op. 19 by Legnani

Slovenian guitarist Doris Ćosić plays Fantasia, Op. 19 by Luigi Legnani (1790–1877) on a classical guitar by Eric Sahlin. This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. A mix of beautiful phrasing, risky and aggressive playing but exciting and filled with…

36 Guitarists Play 36 Caprices Op. 20 by Legnani

What a fantastic project! Some of the world’s greatest professional guitarists team up to give us all 36 Caprices op. 20 by Luigi Legnani (1790–1877). It been a tough few months worldwide bit it’s also becoming a golden age of…

Federica Canta Performs Capriccio No. 28 by Legnani

Italian guitarist Federica Canta performs Capriccio No. 28, Op. 20 by Luigi Legnani (1790–1877). This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel. Great playing by Canta, I really like how she makes this caprice sound so calm and musical despite…

Martin Bickerton Plays Caprice No. 7 by Legnani

English guitarist Martin Bickerton Plays Caprice No. 7 by Luigi Legnani (1790–1877). This comes via his YouTube Channel. Nice zippy playing by Bickerton for this fun Caprice. There’s something I like about this unedited DIY video. Legnani’s 36 Caprices op. 20 for…

Anton Baranov plays Caprice No. 29 by Legnani

Russian guitarist Anton Baranov plays Caprice No. 29 from 36 Caprices, Op. 20 by Italian guitarist/composer/singer/luthier Luigi Legnani (1790–1877) on a period replica guitar. This comes via Baranov’s YouTube Channel. These virtuosic caprices were probably inspired by Paganini’s 24 Caprices for the violin. Fantastic playing…

Rolf van Meurs Plays Cavatini Op.7 by Legnani (Rossini)

Rolf van Meurs performs Cavatini Op.7 “Lanquir per una bella” from the Opera L’italiana in Algeri by Rossini (1792-1968). Arranged for guitar solo by Luigi Legnani (1790-1877). Played on an 8-string ‘Legnani model’ made by Bernhard Kresse. This comes via…

Isaac Bustos Plays Fantasia Op. 19 by Legnani

The fantastic guitarist Isaac Bustos plays Fantasia Brillante e Facile per la Chitarra, Op. 19 by Luigi Legnani (1790-1877). Beautiful intro followed by some amazingly clean and intensely fast and articulate melodic playing. Bustos is the real deal! Audio and…

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…

Drew Henderson Plays Capriccio #32 by Legnani

Canadian classical guitarist Drew Henderson plays Capriccio #32 in B-flat minor (Largo) by Luigi Legnani (1790–1877) via his YouTube Channel. Drew makes tons of videos for others but is a spectacular player himself. He’s demoing a guitar here: “Another video with…

Drew Henderson plays Capriccio no. 2 by Legnani

If you’ve been following the site then you know I keep tabs on people (creepy eh?). Ok, I actually just subscribe to hundreds of people online (you can’t imagine my gmail inbox!). I continue to stalk the excellent Drew Henderson…