Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini

Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)

Giacomo Puccini Giacomo Puccini was an Italian composer whose operas, including La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly, and Turandot, are among the most frequently performed in the standard repertoire. Some of his arias, such as “O mio babbino caro” from Gianni Schicchi, “Che gelida manina” from La bohème, and “Nessun dorma” from Turandot, have become part of popular culture.

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Catching The Light by Antoine Dufour

Catching The Light by Antoine Dufour (1979-)

Antoine Dufour Antoine Dufour is a French-Canadian acoustic guitarist. Dufour started playing guitar at the age of 15. He went on to study at the CEGEP in Joliette, where he listened to the music of Leo Kottke, Don Ross, and Michael Hedges at the behest of his teacher. Since then, he has gone on to place second at the 2005 Canadian Guitar Festival’s Fingerstyle Guitar Championship and first place in the 2006 competition.

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Killer Queen by Edgar Cruz

Killer Queen by Edgar Cruz

Edgar Cruz Edgar Cruz is an independent classical and fingerstyle guitarist from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Having recorded over a sixteen CDs in styles ranging from classical to flamenco to pop to jazz, Cruz is perhaps best known for his fingerstyle arrangement of Queen’s ““Bohemian Rhapsody”.

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Valse Poeticos Valse I by Enrique Granados

Valse Poeticos Valse I by Enrique Granados (1867-1916)

Enrique Granados Enrique Granados was a Spanish–Catalan pianist and composer of classical music. His music is in a uniquely Spanish style and, as such, representative of musical nationalism. Enrique Granados was also a talented painter in the style of Francisco Goya.

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Trillo Tremolo by Benvenuto Terzi

Trillo Tremolo by Benvenuto Terzi (1892-1980)

benvenuto Terzi Welcome Terzi was born in Bergamo, Italy on 28 September 1892 , was for the guitar music for the landmark in the period between the two world wars. The youngest of six children, from an early age showed interest in music by choosing to study the guitar after his brother Arthur, also a guitarist.

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Opus 13 Sonata Pathetique 2nd Movement by Ludwig Van Beethoven

Opus 13 Sonata Pathetique (Adagio, 2nd Movement) by Ludwig Van Beethoven, transcribed by Francisco Tarrega

Ludwig Van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13, commonly known as Sonata Pathétique, was written in 1798 when the composer was 27 years old, and was published in 1799. Beethoven dedicated the work to his friend Prince Karl von Lichnowsky.

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Opus 15 Variaciones Sobre Un Tema De Sor Miguel Llobet

Opus 15 Variaciones Sobre Un Tema De Sor by Miguel Llobet (1878-1938)

miguel llobet Miguel Llobet Solés was a classical guitarist, born in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain). Llobet was a renowned virtuoso who toured Europe and America extensively. He made well known arrangements of Catalan folk songs for the solo guitar and is also the composer of original works.

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Opus 51 No 10 by Napoleon Coste

Opus 51 No 10 (melancholie in Em)by Napoleon Coste (1805 – 1883)

Napoleon Coste Napoleon is french and is a major figure in guitar composition of the mid-nineteenth century. Napoleon was taught by his mother at a very early age. Napoleon later became Fernando sor’s student and quickly established himself as the leading French virtuoso guitarist. Napoleon is the first composer to transcribe guitar music of the 17th centurty to the modern era.

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Zapateado en Re by Sabicas

Zapateado en Re by Sabicas (1912-1990)

Sabicas Sabicas was a tremendous genius of his day, not only with technique, but with major contributions, playing Flamenco previously unimaginable and giving new tools and possibilities for the solo instrument. He brought this art to concert halls and major theaters where all classes can enjoy.

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Without Landscape by Nikita Koshkin

Without Landscape by Nikita Koshkin (1956-)

nitikinKoshkin Nikita Koshkin (born February 28, 1956) is a classical guitarist and composer born in Moscow. His early influences included Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Prokofiev, as well as rock music. As with those composers his music is characterised by rhythmic appeal, immediacy and wide range of colours, and well-thought-out dramatic content.

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