Danza by Bartolome Calatayud

Danza by Bartolome Calatayud (1882-1973) A prominent Majorcan guitarist and composer whose passion towards the guitar brought forth music full of harmony and expression. A great personality who established a position as the best Majorcan guitarist and one of the best concert performers of Spanish guitar music, a contemporary of Llobet and Segovia.

Little Tango in E Minor by Julian Arcas

Little Tango in E Minor by Julian Arcas (1832-1882) Julián Arcas was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. Arcas was a teacher to Francisco Tárrega in Barcelona. Arcas wrote fifty two original works and transcriptioned thirty pieces for the guitar, including waltzes, variations, preludes and dances.

Tango No 3 by Jose Ferrer

Tango No 3 by Jose Ferrer (1835-1916) José Ferrer was a Spanish guitarist and composer, born in Spain. Ferrer studied guitar with his father, a guitarist and collector of sheet music, before continuing his studies with José Brocá. In 1882, he left Spain for Paris in order to teach at the Institut Rudy and at …

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El Choclo (easy) by Angel Villoldo

El Choclo by Angel Villoldo (1861-1919) Ángel Gregorio Villoldo Arroyo was an Argentine musician and one of the pioneers of tango. He was born south of the city of Buenos Aires. He was lyricist, composer and one of the major singers of the era. He is also known by the pseudonyms A. Gregorio, Fray Pimiento, …

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Tango by Francisco Tarrega

Tango by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say this was …

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