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How to Practice Scales on Classical Guitar

Practicing scales is certainly one of the most important basic techniques for classical guitar. Often, however, it can be a little boring to repeat the usual scales. With a little creativity, you can make practice of the musical scales less…

Verano Porteño for classical guitar
(A. Piazzolla)

“Verano Porteño” is a tango composed by Astor Piazzolla, who is apparently the “Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas“, a suite of songs though were composed at different times by Piazzolla. Piazzolla’s style is a mix of tradition and innovation, why his tango…

Mauro Giuliani, Sonata Op. 15

Italian guitarist Mauro Giuliani was a great virtuoso of classical guitar and wrote many works, including much appreciated are the “Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra op. 30″ and the variations “Rossiniane“. The Sonata op. 15 is an advanced level piece,…

Barrios Mangoré “Danza Paraguaya n. 1”

Agustín Pío Barrios Mangoré was a great guitar player from Paraguay. His talent was not realized during his lifetime, but some of his compositions for solo guitar are among the most beautiful and played by this instrument. Among his most…