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Opus 36 Capriccio In C by Ferdinando Carulli

Opus 36 Capriccio In C by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite having …

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Estudio 1 by Giulio Regondi

Estudio 1 by Giulio Regondi (1822-1872) Giulio Regondi was an Italian classical guitarist, concertinist and composer. Regondi was a child prodigy. Fernando Sor dedicated his Souvenir d’amitié, op. 46 to Regondi in 1831, when the boy was just nine. His works for solo guitar comprise a set of etudes and five larger works.

Opus 114 No 11 by Ferdinando Carulli

Opus 114 No 11 by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite having no …

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Opus 38 No 2 by Napoleon Coste

Opus 38 No 2 by Napoleon Coste (1805 – 1883) 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 …

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Las Abejas (The Bees) by Augustin Barrios Mangore

Las Abejas (The Bees) by Augustin Barrios Mangore 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 …

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A Time for Us by Nino Rota

A Time For Us (Romeo and Juliet) by Nino Rota (1911-1979) Nino Rota was an Italian composer and academic who is best known for his film scores, notably for the films of Federico Fellini and Luchino Visconti. During his long career Rota was an extraordinarily prolific composer, especially of music for the cinema. He wrote …

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Opus 114 Prelude No 3 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli

Opus 114 Prelude No 3 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite …

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Opus 114 Prelude No 4 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli

Opus 114 Prelude No 4 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite …

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Opus 114 Prelude No 1 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli

Opus 114 Prelude No 1 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite …

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Study No 1 Opus 333 (Study) by Ferdinando Carulli

Study No 1 Opus 333 (study) by Ferdinando Carulli Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite having …

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