Classical guitarist Marija Agic performs Romance Anónimo, a lovely piece for classical guitar, also known as “Estudio en Mi de Rubira” (Study in E by Rubira), “Spanish Romance”, “Romance de España”, “Romance of the Guitar”, “Romanza” and “Romance d’Amour” among other names.
French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the Franco-Spanish classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia perform “In darkness let me dwell”, a beautiful song ascribed to the lutenist and composer John Dowland (1563-1626). Published in 1610, late in Dowland’s career, the song shows the influence of Italian music of the early Baroque.
Accompanied by the Franco-Spanish classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia, French-Danish operatic soprano Elsa Dreisig sings Ave Maria, a popular and much-recorded setting of the Latin prayer Ave Maria. The piece consists of a melody by the French Romantic composer Charles Gounod that he superimposed over only a very slightly changed version of Bach’s Prelude No. 1 …
Franco-Spanish classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia plays Asturias (Leyenda), a famous musical work written by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz (29 May 1860 – 18 May 1909). Recorded at the Chapelle des Carmélites de Toulouse, France.
French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the Franco-Spanish classical guitarist Thibaut Garcia perform Flow My Tears (Lachrimae), a lute song (specifically, an “ayre”) by the Renaissance composer, lutenist, and singer John Dowland (1563 – buried 20 February 1626).
French countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the Franco-Spanish classical guitarist perform Les feuilles mortes, by the Hungarian-French composer Joseph Kosma (22 October 1905 – 7 August 1969), with French lyrics by Jacques Prévert (4 February 1900 – 11 April 1977), the French poet and screenwriter. The piece is known in the English-speaking world as “Autumn Leaves”.
A guitar recital by the Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović. Live from St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco, California, March 28, 2021. Provided by Omni Foundation for the Performing Arts.
Three great versions of the Italian composer, painter, and writer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 99, by classical guitarists Thomas Viloteau, Flavio Sala, and John Williams.
Accompanied by the State symphony orchestra Novaya Rossiya (New Russia), the Czech virtuoso guitarist Pavel Steidl performs Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A major, Op. 30, at Moscow International “Guitar Virtuosos” 2011 festival. Conductor: Yuri Bashmet.
Italian classical guitarist Marco Salcito plays “Primavera Porteña” from the Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, also known as the Estaciones Porteñas or The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires, a set of four tango compositions by the Argentine tango composer, bandoneon player, and arranger Astor Piazzolla. (Buenos Aires Spring). Arrangement: Marco Salcito.