Tag Sylvius Leopold Weiss

Vintage John Williams Talks and Plays Weiss

John Williams talks about and plays Suite in F by German Baroque lutenist and composer Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750) back in 1978. The video quality isn’t great but I love seeing these rare videos where he plays repertoire I didn’t…

Bradford Werner Plays Passacaille by Weiss

Hey it’s me! A first try playing this piece, I still need to smooth it out a bit and add some definition to the voices but here it is for now. Bradford Werner plays Passacaille by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750)…

Bradford Werner plays Weiss

If you don’t really know me yet I’m Bradford, your host here on this is classical guitar. I thought I would share these videos since it cut into my blogging time. These are just a test run. I was trying out…

Matthew McAllister plays Weiss

Matthew McAllister was just in Victoria and gave some great advice and tips to my students. So grateful for his sharing and care for the music. Matthew has a real nice touch on the instrument and I love this performance…

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…

David Russell plays Sylvius Leopold Weiss

Have been thinking of Weiss this month. As I was working on a Bach cello suite and adding notes etc, I kept thinking: why not play actual lute music. Love Weiss, especially at morning and night (?). Love Russell’s relaxed…