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Estudio Sin Luz Study Without Light by Andres Segovia

Estudio Sin Luz Study Without Light by Andrés Segovia (1893-1987) Andres Segovia wrote this piece while recuperating from eye surgery. He dedicated the piece to his surgeon Jose Rubio. The title translates as “Study without Light”. This is a beautifully sad piece and one can imagine the great Segovia playing with his eyes bandaged as …

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Mala Variacia by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Mala Variacia by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) János Gáspár Mertz was born in Pozsony, Kingdom of Hungary, now Bratislava (Slovakia). A virtuoso, he established a solid reputation as a performer. Mertz’s guitar music, followed the pianistic models of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann, rather than the classical models of Mozart and Haydn (as did Sor …

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Etude in G by Johann Kaspar Mertz

Etude in G by Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856) János Gáspár Mertz was born in Pozsony, Kingdom of Hungary, now Bratislava (Slovakia). A virtuoso, he established a solid reputation as a performer. Mertz’s guitar music, followed the pianistic models of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann, rather than the classical models of Mozart and Haydn (as did …

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