Spain

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

Castillos de Espana (Simancas) 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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Castillos de Espana (Javier) by Frederico Moreno Torroba (Guitar Tab)

Castillos de Espana (Javier) 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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Arroyos de la Alhambra (Tonadilla) by Angel Barrios (Guitar Tab)

Arroyos de la Alhambra (Tonadilla) by Angel Barrios (1882-1964) Ángel Barrios Fernandez was born in Grenada in 1882, the son of a flamenco guitarist. His catalogue of works includes opera, zarzuelas, a number of orchestral scores and solo works for piano and guitar. They are all written in a style influenced by the Romantic era, …

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Arroyos de la Alhambra (Evocacion) by Angel Barrios (Guitar Tab)

Arroyos de la Alhambra (Evocacion) by Angel Barrios (1882-1964) Ángel Barrios Fernandez was born in Grenada in 1882, the son of a flamenco guitarist. His catalogue of works includes opera, zarzuelas, a number of orchestral scores and solo works for piano and guitar. They are all written in a style influenced by the Romantic era, …

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Inglesa by Andres Segovia (Guitar Tab)

Escocesa by Andrés Segovia (1893-1987) Andrés Segovia was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Jaén, Andalucia, Spain. He is widely considered to be one of the best known and most influential classical guitar personalities of the 20th century, having a considerable influence on later guitarists, particularly because of important guitar works that were dedicated …

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Escocesa by Andres Segovia (Guitar Tab)

Escocesa by Andrés Segovia (1893-1987) Andrés Segovia was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Jaén, Andalucia, Spain. He is widely considered to be one of the best known and most influential classical guitar personalities of the 20th century, having a considerable influence on later guitarists, particularly because of important guitar works that were dedicated …

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Columbianas de Bajo Guía by Manolo Sanlucar

Columbianas de Bajo Guía by Manolo Sanlucar (1945-) Manolo Sanlúcar (Manuel Muñoz Alcón) is a flamenco composer and guitarist born in Sanlúcar de Barrameda (Cadiz) in 1945. He is considered one of the most important Spanish composers of present times, and together with Paco de Lucía, Serranito, and Vicente Amigo, one of the main figures …

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Suspiro de Amor (Arr. Tarrega) by Adolf Henselt (Guitar Tab)

Manchega (Danza Espanola) by Francisco Tarrega (1852-1909) Tárrega is considered to have laid the foundations for 20th century classical guitar and for increasing interest in the guitar as a recital instrument. Tárrega preferred small intimate performances over the concert stage. Some believe this was because he played without the nails needed for volume. Others say …

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