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Sonata Romantica II Andante Espressivo by Manuel Maria Ponce

Sonata Romantica II Andante Espressivo by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) Manuel Ponce was a Mexican composer active in the 20th century. His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a usually forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore. Many of his compositions are strongly influenced by …

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Sonata Romantica I Allegro Moderato by Manuel Maria Ponce

Sonata Romantica I Allegro Moderato by Manuel Ponce (1882-1948) Manuel Ponce was a Mexican composer active in the 20th century. His work as a composer, music educator and scholar of Mexican music connected the concert scene with a usually forgotten tradition of popular song and Mexican folklore. Many of his compositions are strongly influenced by …

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Paquito by Francisco Tarrega

Pepita Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this was related …

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Tempo De Crianca by Dilermando Reis

Tempo De Crianca by Dilermando Reis (1916-1977) Dilermando Reis was a Brazilian musician, composer, acoustic guitarist and music teacher. He once had Juscelino Kubitschek, the former Brazilian president, as a student.

Sentimental Melody by Heitor Villa Lobos

Sentimental Melody by Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) Heitor Villa-Lobos was a Brazilian composer, described as “the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music”. Villa-Lobos has become the best-known and most significant Latin American composer. His music was influenced by both Brazilian folk music and by stylistic elements from the European classical tradition.

Rancho Quemado by Agustin Barrios Mangore

Rancho Quemado by Agustin Barrios Mangore (1885-1944) Barrios’s compositions can be divided into three basic categories: folkloric, imitative and religious. Barrios paid tribute to the music and people of his native land by composing pieces modeled after folk songs from South America and Central America. Imitating the compositional style and techniques of the Baroque and …

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Danza Odalisca by Francisco Tarrega

Danza Odalisca by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this …

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El Raton by Francisco Tarrega

El Raton by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this …

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Preludio Pentatonica by Francisco Tarrega

Preludio Pentatonica Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this was …

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Pepita by Francisco Tarrega

Pepita Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this was related …

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