Tag Niccoló Paganini

Artyom Dervoed Plays La Campanella by Paganini

Russian guitarist Artyom Dervoed plays La Campanella by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via his great YouTube channel. Transcription for the guitar by W. Lendle / A. Dervoed. Recorded live from Tchaikovsky Concert Hall: Moscow Philharmonic Society. An exciting and extroverted…

Drew Henderson Plays Caprice No. 9 by Paganini

The amazing Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Caprice No. 9 “The Hunt” from 24 Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. Love his smooth legato lines, witty articulations, and quick contrasts.  Excellent write-up by Henderson on YouTube:…

Nadja Janković Plays Paganini

17 years old Montenegrin Nadja Janković plays and arrangement of Allegro risoluto from Grand Sonata by Niccolò Paganini (1782–1840). Nadja is a student of the amazing Stefan Schmidt in Germany. This comes via his YouTube channel where he highlights some of his great students. Schmidt has…

Drew Henderson Plays Caprice No. 6 by Paganini

Canadian guitarist Drew Henderson plays Caprice no. 6 from 24 Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). This comes via Henderson’s excellent YouTube channel. He has a large write-up on his YouTube about his personal experience with the…

Andrija Lazarevic plays Paganini Caprice No.5

The young Serbian guitarist Andrija Lazarevic plays Caprice No.5 by Niccolò Paganini (1782–1840). This comes via Gitaarsalon (Netherlands) and their YouTube. Originally written for violin these Caprices are often arranged for guitar. I love this because of that fast but extremely…

Duo Luminoso Plays Paganini

Duo Luminoso (Latvian violinist Laura Zarina & German guitarist Heike Matthiesen) play Cantabile (Op.17 109) by Italian violinist, guitarist, and composer Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840). You can check out a public domain version of the sheet music via imslp.org. As a…

Vidak Mićović plays Caprice No. 24 by Paganini

I’ll be highlighting five youth guitarists over the next few days. All of the youth are prize winners from the 8th Velbert Segovia-Wettbewerb  2012 youth competition (under 14 years). Vidak Mićović tied for 4th with Paulina Monno (Germany) whom I featured yesterday. Here is Vidak Mićović playing…

GFA Youth Winner Kevin Loh plays Paganini

Kids these days, always up to no good! Jokes aside, what a great young player Kevin Loh is. Congrats to him for winning the youth section of the GFA competition. Sonata in E major I. Minuetto II. Rondo (4:20) composed…