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BWV 784 Invention 13 by Johann Sebastian Bach (Guitar Tab)

BWV 784 Invention 13 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) An invention is a short composition (usually for a keyboard instrument) in two-part counterpoint. Bach had composed 15 inventions which are similar in style to a figure but much simpler. Inventions are usually not performed in public, instead they serve as exercises for keyboard students, and …

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Passacaille by Aleksander Tansman (Guitar Tab)

Passacaille by Aleksander Tansman (1897-1986) Alexandre Tansman was a Polish-born composer and virtuoso pianist. He spent his early years in his native Poland, but lived in France for most of his life. His music is primarily neoclassical, drawing on his Polish and Jewish heritage as well as his French musical influences.

Sacrificio by Regino Sainz De La Maza (Guitar Tab)

Sacrificio by Regino Sainz De La Maza (1896-1981) Regino Sainz de la Maza y Ruiz was a Spanish classical guitarist. He also shared a close friendship with composer Antonio José Martínez Palacios, who dedicated him some of his guitar compositions. His younger brother Eduardo Sainz de la Maza was also an acclaimed guitarist and composer.

Castillos de Espana (Redaba) by Frederico Moreno Torroba (Guitar Tab)

Castillos de Espana (Redaba) by Frederico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982) Moreno Torroba is often associated with the zarzuela, a traditional Spanish musical form. Directing several opera companies, Moreno Torroba helped introduce the zarzuela to international audiences. However, he is probably best known for his compositions for the classical guitar, many of which were dedicated to either …

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