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 the 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 …

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.

A Julian Bream concert (1978)

A Julian Bream concert recorded in 1978. First transmitted at BBC 2 on 01 February 1978, The English classical guitarist plays pieces from Johann Sebastian Bach, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Isaac Albéniz, and Benjamin Britten at the All Saints chapel of New Wardour Castle.

John Williams plays Córdoba (Albéniz)

Australian-born British classical guitarist John Williams plays Isaac Albéniz’s Córdoba, Op. 232, No. 4, originally written for piano as part of Chants d’Espagne (Spanish: Cantos de España, English: Songs of Spain), a suite of originally three, later five pieces for the piano by Albéniz.

Pepe Romero plays Concierto de Aranjuez (Rodrigo)

Pepe Romero plays Joaquín Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez”, a composition for classical guitar and orchestra by the Spanish composer. Danmarks Radio SymfoniOrkestret (Denmark Radio Symphony Orchestra) conducted by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos. Recording date: March 21, 2013.

Paganini – Sonata Concertata, Mandolin: Marissa Carroll, Guitar: Joel Woods

Marissa Carroll (mandolin) and Joel Woods (guitar) play Niccolò Paganini’s Sonata Concertata, a three-movement piece in A major, op.61 for guitar and violin. Here, the performers use mandolin instead of violin. Performed at the Ian Hanger Recital Hall at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, Australia in May 2011.

Pepe Romero plays Asturias (Albéniz) and Fantasia (Romero)

World-renowned Spanish classical and flamenco guitarist Pepe Romero plays Asturias (Leyenda), a musical work written by the Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz; and Fantasia, by Celedonio Romero (2 March 1913 – 8 May 1996, the father of Pepe Romero), the guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best known as the founder of The Romeros guitar quartet. A …

Ana Vidović plays Asturias (Leyenda) by Isaac Albéniz

Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidović plays Isaac Albéniz’s Asturias (Leyenda). The piece 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.

Tatyana Ryzhkova performs Sonata in C Major Op. 15 (Giuliani) on a 1916 Hauser Sr. Guitar

Belarusian classical guitarist Tatyana Ryzhkova performs Mauro Giuliani’s Sonata in C Major, Op. 15, a one-movement piece for classical guitar. Guitar: Hermann Hauser, Sr. (1916), provided by Dr. Michael Rust, this is an original guitar by Hermann Hauser I, that was restored by Tatyana Ryzhkova herself.