Tag Marcin Dylla

Marcin Dylla plays Lute Suite BWV 996 by Bach

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays Lute Suite in E Minor, BWV 996 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). This comes via his fantastic YouTube channel.  Great performance with a pronounce rhythmic feel and directness in the praeludio that really refreshed the piece for…

Variations on a Theme of Scriabin by Tansman

Italian guitarist Gian Marco Ciampa plays the theme from Variations on a Theme of Scriabin by Polish composer Alexandre Tansman (1897–1986). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube Channel. You can see the whole set of variations performed below by…

Marcin Dylla Plays Five Preludes by Villa-Lobos

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays all five Preludes by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959). It’s great to have all the preludes in one video and by such a great musician. This comes via the Austin Classical Guitar Society and their YouTube.…

Marcin Dylla plays Nocturnal by Britten

Marcin Dylla plays Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70 by English composer Benjamin Britten (1913–1976). This comes via the fantastic Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Here Dylla is playing a Gabriele Lodi Torres Guitar Model Spruce  Britten was a central figure 20th-century British classical…

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…

Marcin Dylla Plays Prelude No. 2 by Villa-Lobos

Marcin Dylla plays by Prelude No. 2 by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via the fantastic Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Great playing from Dylla as usual. Love his down to earth playing. He knows when to be elegant…

Marcin Dylla Plays Roberto Sierra

Polish guitarist Marcin Dylla plays Sonata para Guitarra by American composer Roberto Sierra (b. 1953). Love the creepy concrete setting with weird air vents that looked like they are wrapped in tin foil. Fits the mood well. It’s a thick…

Marcin Dylla Plays Complete Concierto de Aranjuez

Marcin Dylla plays the complete Concierto de Aranjuez with CORda Cracovia led by Daniel Stabrawa. For the students out there Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo’s (1901–1999) Concierto de Aranjuez is pretty much the most famous and most often played guitar concerto…ever.…

Marcin Dylla Plays Tárrega on Six Different Guitars

When I first saw this title on YouTube I thought I’d have to hear the piece six times in a row (am I in purgatory?) but they clipped it all together into one performance switching to different guitars. Much better.…

Marcin Dylla plays The Sonata of Loneliness by Pēteris Vasks

Fantastic! Marcin Dylla plays The Sonata of Loneliness(1990) by Latvian Pēteris Vasks. In three movements: I-Pensieroso, II-Risoluto, III-Con dolore. Vasks early style was reminiscent of Lutosławski, Penderecki and Crumb but later works explore wide ranging influences such as folk music.…

Marcin Dylla plays Folia Variations by Ponce

Marcin Dylla plays Variations sur “Folia de España” et Fugue by Mexican composer Manuel María Ponce (1882–1948). This is one of the major works in the guitar repertoire partly for its quality but also for sheer scope. This clocks in at 25mins…

Marcin Dylla plays Sonata Op. 168 by Diabelli

Marcin Dylla plays Sonata in F Major OP. 168, No. 1, 1st Movement by Anton Diabelli (1781–1858). Diabelli was an Austrian music publisher, editor and composer and also played and taught piano and guitar. The general public usually recognizes him due…