Tag Robert Barto

Roberto Barto (Lute & Vihuela) Concert and Videos

The Lute Society of America’s WestFest Workshop was in Victoria this year and included a performance by the amazing Robert Barto. I have long been a huge fan of Barto, his recordings (Amazon link) of Sylvius Leopold Weiss and Bernhard…

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…

Favorite Classical Guitar Recordings

This list of recommended classical guitar recordings (CDs, mp3s) is simply one of personal preference. The best classical guitar albums are different for everyone. These are in no particular order. Also, I’ll be adding more to the list as I…

The German Baroque: Bernhard Joachim Hagen

Theme of this week:  The German Baroque (click to see all posts). 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…

The German Baroque: Sylvius Leopold Weiss

New for the site are theme weeks. 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 start us…