John Williams plays Como llora una Estrella (Carrillo)

John Williams plays the Venezuelan composer Antonio Carrillo’s (1892 – 1962) “Como llora una Estrella” (English: “As cries a star”). From the ceremony of the Edison Klassiek Award 2007, which Williams received. You can also watch the full ceremony below.

Ana Vidović plays Granada by Isaac Albéniz

Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović plays Granada by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz (29 May 1860 – 18 May 1909). It is the first piece of Suite española, Op. 47, a suite for solo piano by Albéniz (written in 1886 and grouped together in 1887). Since being transcribed for guitar by the Catalan classical […]

Top Ten Posts of October 2015

Here are the top ten most viewed posts on andantemoderato.com in October 2015. “Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1” is still leading the list, but with the different pianist: Daniel Barenboim replaced the Chinese pianist Lang Lang.

Bach – Goldberg Variations (Aria, Canons and Aria da Capo) (Guitar: Marco Salcito)

Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s Goldberg Variations, BWV 988, on classical guitar, in the original tone. It is originally a work written for harpsichord and published in 1781, consisting of an aria and a set of 30 variations. Salcito plays Aria, Canons (Canoni) and Aria da Capo in this home recording video […]

Carlo Domeniconi – Koyunbaba (Guitar: Paulo Martelli)

Brazilian classical guitarist Paulo Martelli plays Koyunbaba, the Italian guitarist and composer Carlo Domeniconi’s most well known 1985 piece. Koyunbaba is a small village in Bodrum district of Muğla, Turkey. The name is Turkish and literally translates as “sheep-father” (koyun-baba), or “shepherd”. One of the best interpretations of the piece. Recorded at SESC Vila Mariana […]

Schubert – Ave Maria (Michael Lucarelli, Classical guitar)

American classical guitarist Michael Lucarelli plays Franz Schubert’s “Ellens dritter Gesang” (“Ellens Gesang III”, D. 839, Op. 52, No. 6, 1825), in English: “Ellen’s Third Song”, commonly known as “Ave Maria” on classical guitar. Filmed at “the Cathedral of the Madeleine” in Salt Lake City Utah.