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Spagnoletta for Guitar (Free PDF)

Spagnoletta, Anonymous Lute Work – Free PDF Sheet Music or Tab arranged for Classical Guitar. This is a nice short anonymous lute work arranged for classical guitar. Great for students but also nice for any level or your gig book.…

Robert Barto Plays Presto by Weiss

This isn’t a new video but after watching it I had to share it anyway. If you don’t know Robert Barto you must get to know his work. His Weiss recordings (Amazon) are absolutely fantastic. I’m not exaggerating. They are…

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…

Nigel North plays Fantasie by Albert de Rippe

Nigel North plays Fantasie by Albert de Rippe (Alberto da Ripa) (c. 1500–1551) via the Lute Society of America YouTube channel. Albert de Rippe was an Italian lutenist and composer who later working in the courts of France. More info via…

Francesco Trevisani – Young Woman Playing The Lute

Francesco Trevisani (April 9, 1656 – July 30, 1746) was an Italian painter, active in the period called either early Rococo or late Baroque (barochetto). Francesco Trevisani (1656-1746)A Young Woman Playing The LutePrivate Collection Image via: www.klassiskgitar.net/trevisani-ayoungwoman

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: Bernhard Joachim Hagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque. Bernhard Joachim Hagen (1720–1787) wrote some amazing works of beauty that are not often played. One reason for this is the unavailability of this works. To my knowledge there are no readily available editions in modern…

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…

The German Baroque: Sylvius Leopold Weiss

New to the site: Theme of the Week. I’ll be posting articles, links, and videos based on the theme. There will still be other posts such as lessons etc, but the theme will add a narrative to the week. To…

Matthew McAllister Plays Two Scottish Lute Pieces

Some charming Scottish Lute works played by Matthew McAllister. Scottish Classical Guitarist Matthew McAllister performing two Scottish Lute Pieces in the workshop of the Scottish Luthiers Michael Ritchie and Bill Kelday in Fintry Scotland. The guitar in this film is…

David Russell plays Sylvius Leopold Weiss

Love Russell’s relaxed feel for the music and his awesome ornaments. Part I and II is the suite. Courtesy of the Official DavidRussellGuitar.com website. Live 1995 – Part I: Allemande, courante, Angloise – Part II Sarabande, Menuet, Passacaille.