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 …
One of the best flamenco guitarists ever, Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia plays Zequinha de Abreu’s “Tico Tico”, the best-known work of the Brazilian composer. Because of the lack of written tradition, Tico-Tico is played in various melodic versions all over the world.
Austrian classical guitarist Armin Egger plays Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto No. 1 in A major, Op 30. Taipei Century Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Liao.
In 1987, shortly after virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist Andrés Segovia’s death, Narciso Yepes performed three classical guitar concertos on the same night as a tribute to Segovia.
La Rossignol is a beautiful piece for two guitars from the Renaissance era by an unknown composer. It is used in the video game named “Sid Meier’s Civilization III”, titled “The Nightingale”.
Spanish classical guitarist Paola Requena plays Mauro Giuliani’s “Sonata Heróica”, op. 150. Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani (27 July 1781 – 8 May 1829) was an Italian guitarist, cellist, singer, and composer. He was a leading guitar virtuoso of the early 19th century.
Spanish classical guitarist Narciso Yepes plays “Romance Anonimo”, 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.
The legendary Spanish classical guitarist Narciso Yepes (14 November 1927 – 3 May 1997) performs an 80-minute solo recital, plus 25 minutes of encores, on the 10-string guitar of his own conception, at the Teatro Real de Madrid, in 1979.
American classical guitarist Sharon Isbin plays Isaac Albéniz’s Asturias (Leyenda). An astonishing interpretation of one of the most important works of the classical guitar repertoire.
Three versions (Tavi Jinariu, John Williams and Andrés Segovia) of Francisco Tárrega‘s Recuerdos de la Alhambra (English: Memories of the Alhambra).