Etude/Studies

Study No. 38 in E Major by Dionisio Aguado

Etude 10 Metodo De Guitarra (Primera Parte) by Dionisio Aguado (1784-1849)   Dionisio Aguado was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. Born in Madrid, he studied with Miguel Garcia. In 1825, Aguado visited Paris, where he met and became friends with lived with Fernando Sor. Aguado’s major work Escuela de Guitarra was a guitar tutorial …

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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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Opus 60 No 20 in A by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 60 No 20 in A by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) 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 interesting, …

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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 48 No 20 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 20 by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) 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 pieces for the guitar, as well as many chamber compositions for the violin, …

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