Category Archives: Guitar

Yenne Lee plays Autumn Leaves

South Korean classical guitarist Yenne Lee plays Autumn Leaves, a popular song and jazz standard composed by the Hungarian-born French composer Joseph Kosma (22 October 1905 – 7 August 1969) with lyrics by Jacques Prévert. Lee is playing a 2004 Pepe Romero Jr. classical guitar in cedar and maple. This performance is recorded at the Guitar Salon International showroom in Santa Monica, CA.

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Piazzolla: “Invierno Porteño” for Guitar (Arranged and Performed by Marco Salcito)

Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito performs Invierno Porteño (Buenos Aires Winter), the last (4th) movement of The Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, also known as the Estaciones Porteñas or The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a set of four tango compositions written by the Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger Ástor Piazzolla (March 11, 1921 – July 4, 1992). Transcribed, arranged and performed by Marco Salcito.

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Gerard Drozd: Five Poetical Sketches op. 163 (Csáki) and Variations on a theme of Sor op. 59 (Eclisses Guitar Quartet)

Two beautiful guitar pieces by Gerard Drozd. Five Poetical Sketches op. 163, performed by the Hungarian classical guitarist András Csáki, and Variations on a theme of Sor op. 59, performed by Quatuor Éclisses (Eclisses Guitar Quartet). Both pieces recorded live at the Gliwice Guitar Festival. Enjoy.

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Bach – “Aria” from Goldberg Variations (Project Goldberg – Marco Salcito: guitar, Esperanza Garcìa: dancer)

Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito performs “Aria” from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations, BWV 988. This video is a part of a particular show that combines the magnificent “Goldberg Variations” by J. S. Bach on the guitar with dance gestures and expressions. Dance steps and notes intervene, chase each other and melt through time and space. Video by: Melina Rivera.
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Rodrigo – Concierto de Aranjuez (Xavier de Maistre – Harp, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Jurek Dybał)

Accompanied by the Sinfonietta Cracovia, French harpist Xavier de Maistre performs Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, a composition for classical guitar and orchestra. Conductor: Jurek Dybał. Recorded at the ICE Krakow Congress Center on November 23, 2014.
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Martelli plays Bach – Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001

Described as “one of the best guitarists of his generation”, the Brazilian classical guitarist Paulo Martelli plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BWV 1001 for violin solo. Guitar arrangement of the piece also made by the guitarist himself. Recorded at Teatro Minaz (Ribeirão Preto – SP – Brasil) on August 27, 2010 for Movimento Violão Guitar Series. Martelli’s 11-string guitar made by Samuel Carvalho, the Brazilian master guitar builder in 2004.
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Gerard Drozd – Adagio op. 44I for Cello and Guitar (Homage to Bach)

German cellist Valentino Worlitzsch and the Bosnian classical guitarist Sanel Redžić perform Gerard Drozd’s Adagio op. 44I for Cello and Guitar (Homage to Johann Sebastian Bach). This is the cello&guitar arrangement of Drozd’s beautiful Op. 44. Live recording at the Gliwice Guitar Festival. Published by Gerard Drozd on his youtube channel.
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