Classical

Andante in A Minor by Ferdinando Carulli

Andante in A Minor by Ferdinando Carulli (1770 – 1841) Grade 2 Early Intermediate 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 …

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Estudio Opus48 No5 by Mauro Giuliani

Estudio Opus48 No5 by Mauro Giuseppe Giuliani (1781 – 1829) Exercise ( p i m a m i ) legato sweep Mauro Giuliani was an italian guitarist and composer, and is considered by many to be one of the leading guitarist virtuosos of the early nineteenth century. He was a prolific composer, writing over 150 …

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Andantino in C by Matteo Carcassi

Andantino in C Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 1853) Grade 1 Easy Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, relevant and …

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Opus 35 No 22 in B minor by Fernando Sor

Op 35 No 22 in Bm (Segovia Study No 5) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Grade 4 Late Intermediate Exercise mostly pim on Barre Chords Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. He is best known for his guitar compositions, but he also composed music for opera and ballet, earning acclaim for his ballet …

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Opus 35 No 13 in C by Fernando Sor

Op 35 No 13 in Bm (Segovia Study No 2) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Exercise ( p+m i p i ) pattern Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. He is best known for his guitar compositions, but he also composed music for opera and ballet, earning acclaim for his ballet titled Cendrillon. …

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Caprice in D Minor by Matteo Carcassi

Caprice in D Minor by Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 1853) Grade 3 Intermediate Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer. Carcassi began with the piano, but learned guitar when still a child. He quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist. Carcassi wrote a method for guitar (op. 59) that remains valuable, …

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Allegro Etude by Mauro Giuliani

Grade 2 Early Intermediate Allegro Etude by Mauro Giuseppe Giuliani (1781 – 1829) Exercise: ( p i m i a i m i ) Mauro Giuliani was an italian guitarist and composer, and is considered by many to be one of the leading guitarist virtuosos of the early nineteenth century. He was a prolific composer, …

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Etude in E Minor (Opus 31) by Fernando Sor

Etude in E Minor (Opus 31) – Fernando Sor (1778-1839) Exercise (pim) Fernando Sor was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. He is best known for his guitar compositions, but he also composed music for opera and ballet, earning acclaim for his ballet titled Cendrillon. Sor’s works for guitar range from pieces for advanced players, …

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