Tag Matthew McAllister

Matthew McAllister Plays Sonata No. 80 by Seixas

Matthew McAllister performs Sonata No.80 by the Portuguese composer Carlos Seixas (1704–1742), arranged by Rebeca Oliveira. This comes via his McAllister’s YouTube channel. I’ve previously featured Rebeca’s video of this work if you want to check that out. Great playing and beautiful phrasing by McAllister.…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Lutenist Eric Thomas

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister’s Gallery of Guitar YouTube Curator Series (go subscribe). Here he interviews lutenist Eric Thomas. They discuss the Renaissance lute, the repertoire, his video performance of Calata ala spagnola by Joan Ambrosio Dalza (fl. 1508), and…

Matthew McAllister Plays Etude 24 by Coste

Matthew McAllister plays Etude 24 by Napoleon Coste (1805-1883) which appears in Fernando Sor’s Méthode complète pour la Guitare. This comes via his YouTube channel where he’s recently been featuring some student level works. Great to hear professional players performing these pieces and McAllister’s excellent…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Kevin Loh

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister‘s YouTube Curator Series. Go subscribe to his channel now! Here he interviews the amazing Singapore guitarist Kevin Loh who I’ve featured on the site many times and is such a wonderful person and player. Matthew interviews Kevin Loh and discusses…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Emma Rush

Check out the latest interview on Matthew McAllister‘s YouTube Curator Series. Go subscribe to his channel now! Here he interviews the amazing Canadian guitarist Emma Rush who I’ve featured on the site many times. They discuss 19th Century Women of the Guitar, Joni Mitchell, commissioning…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Thomas Viloteau

Matthew McAllister Interviews Thomas Viloteau

Check out the fourth interview on Matthew McAllister‘s YouTube channel Curator Series. Here he interviews the amazing Thomas Viloteau who I’ve featured on the site many times. Also check out Viloteau’s own YouTube channel as well. Also listen to Viloteau’s performance of Prelude No.1…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Uros Baric

Check out the second interview on Matthew McAllister‘s excellent Gallery of Guitar YouTube channel Curator Series. Go subscribe now because he’ll be interviewing and featuring more players and community members in his series! Here he interviews the wonderful Uros Baric who is one…

Matthew McAllister plays Galliard by Francis Cutting

Matthew McAllister plays Galliard by Francis Cutting (c.1550–1596). This comes via his amazing YouTube channel. Excellent playing by McAllister with a nice bounce to the rhythm and some beautiful tapered phrasing. Cutting is one of the great Elizabethan lute players and composers but little…

Matthew McAllister Plays Orlando Sleepeth by John Dowland

Matthew McAllister plays Orlando Sleepeth (Poulton No.61) by John Dowland (1563-1626). This comes via his amazing YouTube channel where he’s recently been featuring a number of student level works. It’s great to hear professional players play right from my edition. Charming…

Matthew McAllister Plays Cantabile in D by Mertz

The great Matthew McAllister plays Cantabile in D by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856), No.7 from his method Schule für die Guitarre. This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel where he has recently been featuring a number of student level works. Go subscribe…

Matthew McAllister Plays Cantilène Espagnole by Ferrer

The great Matthew McAllister plays Cantilène Espagnole, No. 1 from Gerbe de Fleurs Quatre Pièces faciles pour Guitare Op. 41 by José Ferrer (1835–1916). This comes via his amazing YouTube Channel where he has recently been featuring a number of student level…