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. This …

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. It is 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.

Anika Hutschreuther plays Gran Vals (Tárrega)

German classical guitarist Anika Hutschreuther plays Gran Vals, also known as Grande Valse, by Francisco Tárrega, the Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period. A phrase from the composition has been claimed to be “probably the world’s most heard tune”: the Nokia ringtone, Nokia tune, also used in advertising spots, is based on …

Narciso Yepes plays Romance Anónimo [Spanish Romance]

Spanish classical guitarist Narciso Yepes plays “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. Recorded in Japan in 1980.