Spanish classical guitarist Anabel Montesinos plays Asturias (Leyenda), a musical work written by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz. This video was recorded in 2010. It was originally written for the piano and set in the key of G minor, and first published in Barcelona, by Juan Bta. Pujol & Co., in 1892 as the prelude of a three-movement set entitled Chants d’Espagne.
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Brazilian classical guitarist Paulo Martelli plays Bach: Allemande and Sarabande from French Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812 and Gigue from Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008. Recorded live at Teatro Minaz on October 23, 2012 for Movimento Violão Guitar Series. Martelli’s guitar made by Samuel Carvalho, the Brazilian master guitar builder in 2004.
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Croatian classical guitarist Zoran Dukić (born 1969 Zagreb) performs the Polish guitarist and composer Gerard Drozd’s Adagio op. 44 (Homage to Johann Sebastian Bach). Live recording at the International Gliwice Guitar Festival on November 4, 2012.
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Leonora Spangenberger, the young German classical guitarist performs Fugue and Allegro from Johann Sebastian Bach’s Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E-flat major, BWV 998. Spangenberger plays a Curt Claus Voigt guitar which built in 2004. Spangenberger was 11-year old when these videos recorded (2014). Published by the SiccasGuitars channel.
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The Carmina Quartet performs Fandango from the Italian classical era composer and cellist Luigi Boccherini’s Guitar Quintet G. 448 in D Major. Matthias Enderle, violin 1, Susanne Frank, violin 2, Wendy Champney, viola and Stephan Goerner, violoncello with Rolf Lislevand, guitar and Nina Corti, castanets.
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Norwegian concert guitarist and early music specialist Rolf Lislevand plays Tarantella by the Spanish guitarist and composer Santiago de Murcia (25 July 1673 – 25 April 1739). Lislevand is playing the Sabionari guitar here, one of the five surviving guitars made by Antonio Stradivari. It is built in 1679 and at the present time, it is the only playable Stradivari guitar in the world.
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John Williams plays Sevilla, actually a piece written for the piano by the Spanish pianist and composer Isaac Albéniz (29 May 1860 – 18 May 1909). Since it has been transcribed for classical guitar it has become one of the most important works of the classical guitar repertoire. Recorded at the Alcázar of Seville (Spanish “Reales Alcázares de Sevilla” or “Royal Alcazars of Seville).
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Accompanied by the Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese, Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito performs Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 99. Conductor: Marcello Bufalini. Recorded live in January 2016 in L’Aquila, Italy.
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Australian-born British classical guitarist John Williams plays classical guitarist-composer Nikita Koshkin’s best-known guitar work, the Usher-Waltz, a piece inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe story “The Fall of the House of Usher”, written for the Czech guitarist Vladislav Blaha.
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Italian guitarist, theorbist and lutenist Simone Vallerotonda performs Santiago de Murcia’s Prelude por la E, a piece dated 1714. A beautiful performance on baroque guitar.
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