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Marco Ramelli plays Preludio I & II by Selvafiorita

Marco Ramelli plays Preludio I (Omaggio a Nathan Van Cleave) & Preludio II (a Marco Ramelli) by Fabio Selvafiorita. This comes via Selvafiorita’s Youtube Channel. Born in Milan (Italy), Marco Ramelli graduated from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Fabio Selvafiorita…

John Schnieder – Interview and Performance on Microtonal Guitar

The amazing John Schneider discusses microtonal music and the experimental 1976 Daniel Friederich meantone guitar with David Collett, president of Guitar Salon International. Part 1 of 3, with performances by Mak Grgic. Recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in…

Michael Partington Plays Watts Chapel by Goss

The fantastic Michael Partington plays Watts Chapel (2015) for solo guitar by well-known UK composer Stephen Goss. Partington has it all as a player, elegance and virtuosity all in one. Beautiful video by Luca Sage. The piece was commissioned by…

Pierre Bibault plays Calvario by Zad Moultaka

Pierre Bibault plays Calvario for guitar and electronics by Lebanese composer and pianist Zad Moultaka. This comes via the Paris Guitar Foundation and their YouTube channel. Directed by Augustin Pesnon, Filmed in Belgium, February 2016. This video presents excerpts from…

Pasieczny Plays Neo Variations: Tribute to John Towner Williams

UK composer and guitarist Marek Pasieczny plays Neo Variations: Tribute to John Towner Williams composed by Marek Pasieczny (2016). A tribute to film music and John Williams (the composer, not the guitarist). You can get the sheet music via his website. Here’s…

OGS Composition Competition – Call for Scores

OGS Composition Competition CALL FOR SCORES 2016 Ottawa Guitar Society Young Composers Competition New Music for Solo Guitar Official Website: ottawaguitarsociety.ca The Ottawa Guitar Society welcomes submissions of unpublished new works for solo guitar by Canadian composers. Eligibility: Participants must…

New Music Videos via Class Axe Workshop 2016

Here’s some of the pieces from the Class Axe Guitar workshop. The Guitar Society of Toronto with the Canadian Music Centre have created new compositions for solo classical guitar.  This year’s workshop included collaborations with guitarists and organizations in Vancouver and…

Class Axe: Call for Scores for Solo Classical Guitar

The Guitar Society of Toronto is working with the Canadian Music Centre to create new compositions for solo classical guitar. They are accepting proposals for the third edition of the guitar composition workshop. This year’s workshop includes collaborations with guitarists and…

Three Nocturnes by Michael Karmon

Composer Michael Karmon has a new score available for free download from his site. It’s great how he makes his scores available for free but you should consider hitting the donation button at his website to encourage this wonderful offering. Check out…

Tariq Harb plays ‘Pasaje Abierto’ by Edín Solís

Canadian-based guitarist Tariq Harb performs Prelude and a Danza from ‘Pasaje Abierto’ composed by Edín Solís (b. 1963). Tariq Harb teaches at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. Audio and video by Canadian guitarist and audio-visual producer Drew Henderson. Guitar: Kenneth Hill, Performance Model.…

Hotlink: John Schneider 13 Questions [via Prepared Guitar]

A nice article/interview via Prepared Guitar with the fantastic guitarist John Schneider. Schneider is well known for his work with just-intonation and micro-tonality as well as his performances of Lou Harrison, John Cage, and Harry Partch. Schneider has been hailed as…

Rob MacDonald Plays Percussion Study I by Kampela

Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald plays Percussion Study I by composer Arthur Kampela. Rob is a fantastic player and also has a great duo with Tracy Anne Smith called ChromaDuo. The video and sound is produced by the amazing Canadian guitarist/producer…