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Fantasia Prima by Giovanni Terzi

Fantasia Prima by Giovanni Antonio Terzi (1580-1620) The lutenist, singer and composer Giovanni Antonio Terzi lived in Bergamo. He is known for his two books of lute tablature printed in Venice in 1593 and 1599, containing some of the most technically demanding pieces for the lute. Many of these are arrangements of music by other …

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Estudio 1 by Giulio Regondi

Estudio 1 by Giulio Regondi (1822-1872) Giulio Regondi was an Italian classical guitarist, concertinist and composer. Regondi was a child prodigy. Fernando Sor dedicated his Souvenir d’amiti√©, op. 46 to Regondi in 1831, when the boy was just nine. His works for solo guitar comprise a set of etudes and five larger works.

Opus 114 No 11 by Ferdinando Carulli

Opus 114 No 11 by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) Ferdinando Carulli was born in Naples, Italy on February 10, 1770. Carulli’s first musical instruction was on the cello, but he soon turned his attention to the guitar. Carulli was entirely self taught, as there were no guitar teachers in Naples at the time. Despite having no …

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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 24 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 24 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 22 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 22 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 16 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 17 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 17 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 17 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 15 by Mauro Giuliani

Opus 48 No 15 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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