Harmonics

Opus 51 No 10 by Napoleon Coste

Opus 51 No 10 (melancholie in Em)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 …

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Zapateado en Re by Sabicas

Zapateado en Re by Sabicas (1912-1990) Sabicas was a tremendous genius of his day, not only with technique, but with major contributions, playing Flamenco previously unimaginable and giving new tools and possibilities for the solo instrument. He brought this art to concert halls and major theaters where all classes can enjoy.

Without Landscape by Nikita Koshkin

Without Landscape 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.

Ninna Nanna by Benvenuto Terzi

Ninna Nanna by Benvenuto Terzi (1892-1980) Welcome Terzi was born in Bergamo, Italy on 28 September 1892 , was for the guitar music for the landmark in the period between the two world wars. The youngest of six children, from an early age showed interest in music by choosing to study the guitar after his …

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Fantasia On Themes From La Traviata by Francisco Tarrega

Fantasia On Themes From La Traviata 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. …

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Brazilian Sunrise by Jorge Morel

Brazilian Sunrise by Jorge Morel (1931-) Jorge Morel is a classical guitarist and composer from Argentina. He is now living and working in New York City. Through his original compositions and arrangements, Jorge Morel has substantially added to the existing repertoire for classical guitar while consistently challenging traditional, technical, and stylistic limitations.

Opus 59 No 47 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 59 No 47 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, blending technical …

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Blue Liquid by Andy McKee

Blue Liquid by Andy McKee (1979-) Andy McKee is an American fingerstyle guitar player. His style of playing and his compositions have earned him a considerable international fanbase. In late 2006, a live performance of his signature song “Drifting” became a Featured Video on YouTube and MySpace, achieving over 40 million views on the former …

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Norwegian Wood by Lennon McCartney

Norwegian Wood by Lennon (1940-1980) / McCartney (1942-) The songwriting partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney is one of the best-known and most successful musical collaborations in history. Between 1962 and 1969, they wrote and published approximately 180 jointly credited songs, of which the vast majority were recorded by The Beatles and form the …

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Ebon Coast by Andy McKee

Ebon Coast by Andy McKee (1979-) Andy McKee is an American fingerstyle guitar player. His style of playing and his compositions have earned him a considerable international fanbase. In late 2006, a live performance of his signature song “Drifting” became a Featured Video on YouTube and MySpace, achieving over 40 million views on the former …

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