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Recuerdo by Jaime Mirtenbaum Zenamon

Recuerdo by Jaime Mirtenbaum Zenamon (1953-) Jaime Mirtenbaum Zenamon is a classical guitarist and composer. He was born in La Paz, Bolivia of European parents and studied guitar and composition in Israel, Spain and Portugal as well as in South America. He taught at the Berlin Academy of Music from 1980 to 1992. He now …

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La Petite Fille de la Mere by Vangelis

Missing by Vangelis (1943-) Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock and orchestral music, under the artist name Vangelis He is best known for his Academy Award-winning score for the film Chariots of Fire, and scores for the films Blade Runner, 1492: Conquest of Paradise and Alexander.

Jota by Nikita Koshkin

Jota by Nikita Koshkin (1956-) 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.

Alone Again by David Qualey

Alone Again by David Qualey (1947-) David Qualey is an American guitarist and composer. From 1968 to 1971, David Qualey performed its military service in the US army. He also played in small club until 1973. It was not until 1973 when he lived in Germany, he made first LP for Stockfisch Records. Some of …

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Opus 250 No 1 Allegretto by Luigi Legnani

Opus 250 No 1 Allegretto by Luigi Legnani (1790-1877) Luigi Rinaldo Legnani was an Italian guitarist, singer, composer and luthier. He is perhaps best known for his 36 Caprices for the guitar, which cover all the major and minor keys, and which were probably inspired by Paganini’s 24 Caprices for the violin.

Waltz No 2 by Dmitri Shostakovich

Waltz No 2 by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Waltz No 2 is the seventh movement of The Suite for Variety Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich. The work consists of a collection of movements which derive from other works by the composer. Waltz No 2 was used in the 1999 Stanley Kubrick film Eyes Wide Shut, as the …

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Estudio Sin Luz Study Without Light by Andres Segovia

Estudio Sin Luz Study Without Light by Andrés Segovia (1893-1987) Andrés Segovia was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Jaén, Andalucia, Spain. He is widely considered to be one of the best known and most influential classical guitar personalities of the 20th century, having a considerable influence on later guitarists, particularly because of important …

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Mala Variacia by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Mala Variacia by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) János Gáspár Mertz was born in Pozsony, Kingdom of Hungary, now Bratislava (Slovakia). A virtuoso, he established a solid reputation as a performer. Mertz’s guitar music, followed the pianistic models of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann, rather than the classical models of Mozart and Haydn (as did Sor …

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Peacherine Rag by Scott Joplin

Peacherine Rag by Scott Joplin (1867-1917) Scott Joplin was an American composer and pianist. Joplin achieved fame for his ragtime compositions, and was later dubbed “The King of Ragtime”. During his brief career, Joplin wrote 44 original ragtime pieces, one ragtime ballet, and two operas. One of his first pieces, the Maple Leaf Rag, became …

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Etude in G by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Etude in G by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) János Gáspár Mertz was born in Pozsony, Kingdom of Hungary, now Bratislava (Slovakia). A virtuoso, he established a solid reputation as a performer. Mertz’s guitar music, followed the pianistic models of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann, rather than the classical models of Mozart and Haydn (as did …

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