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Etude 7 by Antonio Cano

Etude 7 by Antonio Cano (1811 – 1897) Antonio Cano is a classical guitarist, teacher and composer. Cano composed about a hundred pieces and exercises for the guitar. It is probable that he gave lessons to Francisco Tarrega and contributed to the development of the technique of the tremolo. His main contribution is his guitar …

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Opus 100 No 19 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 100 No 19 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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Sentimiento Gitano by Sabicas

Sentimiento Gitano 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.

BWV 572 Fantasia in G Major by Johann Sebastian Bach

BWV 572 Fantasia in G Major by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist whose sacred and secular works for choir, orchestra, and solo instruments drew together the strands of the Baroque period and brought it to its ultimate maturity.

Opus 299 No 5 in G Major by Carl Czerny

Opus 299 No 5 in G Major by Carl Czerny (1791-1857) Carl Czerny was an Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. He is best remembered today for his books of études for the piano. Czerny’s music was profoundly influenced by his teachers, Muzio Clementi, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Antonio Salieri and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Opus 299 No 4 in A Major by Carl Czerny

Opus 299 No 4 in A Major by Carl Czerny (1791-1857) Carl Czerny was an Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. He is best remembered today for his books of études for the piano. Czerny’s music was profoundly influenced by his teachers, Muzio Clementi, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Antonio Salieri and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Ejercicio 6 by Rafael Marin

Ejercicio 6 by Rafael Marin (1862-) Rafael Marin was a talented guitarist and flamenco music composer. Born in Pedroso de la Sierra, Province of Sevilla, Spain, July 7, 1862. While very young he became an enthusiastic aficionado of the guitar and the flamenco music. Rafael Marin published a Flamenco Method book. “Methodo Para Guitarra- Aires …

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Pastorale by Matteo Carcassi

Pastorale 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 skills and brilliant …

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Arabescos (Estudio No 4) by Agustin Barrios Mangore

Arabescos (Estudio No 4) by Agustin Barrios Mangore (1885-1944) Barrios’s compositions can be divided into three basic categories: folkloric, imitative and religious. Barrios paid tribute to the music and people of his native land by composing pieces modeled after folk songs from South America and Central America. Imitating the compositional style and techniques of the …

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Peccadilles Importunes 3 by Erik Satie

Peccadilles Importunes 3 by Erik Satie (1866-1925) Erik Satie was a French composer and pianist. Satie was a colourful figure in the early 20th century Parisian avant-garde. His work was a precursor to later artistic movements such as minimalism, repetitive music, and the Theatre of the Absurd