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Waltz in G by Ferdinando Carulli

Waltz in G by Ferdinando Carulli (1770–1841) Grade 1- Beginner 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 …

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Andantino in A minor by Ferdinando Carulli

Andantino in A minor by Ferdinando Carulli Grade 2– Early Intermediate Time 1:00 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 …

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Ecossaise by Mauro Giuliani

Ecossaise by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) Grade 1– Beginner 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 60 Study No 19 in E minor by Matteo Carcassi

Etude in E minor (Opus60 No19) by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Grade 3– Intermediate 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, …

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Opus 60 No7 in Am by Matteo Carcassi

Opus 60 No7 in Am by Matteo Carcassi 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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Study in C (Opus60No1)- Matteo Carcassi

Etude in C (Opus60 No1) 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 …

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Opus 60 No 3 Study in A by Matteo Carcassi

Study in A by Matteo Carcassi (1792-1853) Grade 4– Late Intermediate Exercise (pim-aim-aim-pim) 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, …

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Estudio Opus48 No5 by Mauro Giuliani

Estudio Opus48 No5 by Mauro Giuseppe Giuliani (1781 – 1829) Exercise ( p i m a m i ) legato sweep 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 …

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Andantino in C by Matteo Carcassi

Andantino in C Matteo Carcassi (1792 – 1853) Grade 1 Easy 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 …

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Allegro Etude by Mauro Giuliani

Grade 2 Early Intermediate Allegro Etude by Mauro Giuseppe Giuliani (1781 – 1829) Exercise: ( p i m i a i m i ) 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, …

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