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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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Opus 48 No 12 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 12 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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Angelina by Earl Klugh

Angelina by Earl Klugh (1953-) Earl Klugh (pronounced “Clue”, born September 16, 1953, Detroit, Michigan) is an American smooth jazz/crossover jazz/jazz fusion guitarist and composer. In 2006 Modern Guitar magazine wrote that Klugh “is considered by many to be one of the finest acoustic guitar players today.

The Green Leaves of Summer by Joep Wanders

The Green Leaves of Summer by Joep Wanders (1956-) Joep Wanders studied classical guitar at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam with Wim Pfister, graduating in 1981. He attended master-classes given by Hubert Kappel, Roberto Aussel and others. Taken from the book “The Unlimited Guitar”

Shine Of Silver Thaw by Masaaki Kishibe

Shine Of Silver Thaw by Masaaki Kishibe (1964-) Masaaki Kishibe, is an acoustic guitarist from Japan. Masaaki Kishibe was born in Osaka and began studying piano at a young age, eventually picking up the guitar by the time he was 14. Kishibe learned both instruments at a fast pace and eventually decided he wanted to …

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Heartstrings by Masaaki Kishibe

Heartstrings by Masaaki Kishibe (1964-) Masaaki Kishibe, is an acoustic guitarist from Japan. Masaaki Kishibe was born in Osaka and began studying piano at a young age, eventually picking up the guitar by the time he was 14. Kishibe learned both instruments at a fast pace and eventually decided he wanted to take learning music …

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Opus 11 No 9 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 9 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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Opus 11 No 8 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 8 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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Opus 11 No 7 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 7 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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Opus 11 No 6 by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 11 No 6 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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