Suite Venezolana 4 (Vals) by Antonio Lauro

Suite Venezolana 4 (Vals) by Antonio Lauro (1917-1986) Antonio Lauro was a Venezuelan musician, considered to be one of the foremost South American composers for the Guitar in the 20th century. The works of Antonio Lauro have long been very popular with guitarists worldwide, several recordings by John Williams and David Russell have set Lauro’s …

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Cajita De Musica (Music Box) by Francisco Tarrega

Cajita De Musica (Music Box) 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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Pavanas by Gaspar Sanz

Pavanas by Gaspar Sanz (1640–1710) Gaspar Sanz was an Aragonese composer, guitarist, organist and priest born to a wealthy family in Calanda in the Spanish comarca of Bajo Aragón. He studied music, theology and philosophy at the University of Salamanca, where he was later appointed Professor of Music.

Pavana by Bartolome Calatayud

Pavana by Bartolome Calatayud (1882-1973) A prominent Majorcan guitarist and composer whose passion towards the guitar brought forth music full of harmony and expression. A great personality who established a position as the best Majorcan guitarist and one of the best concert performers of Spanish guitar music, a contemporary of Llobet and Segovia.