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Etude in E minor – Francisco Tarrega

For many reasons, Francisco Tarrega can be described as the father of modern guitar, thanks to his great technical and didactic contribution. In addition to the famous guitar tunes written by Tarrega, such as the beautiful “Recuerdos de la Alhambra“,…

Tarrega: Adelita for classical guitar

“Adelita“, along with “Lagrima“, is one of those song that should not be missing in the repertoire of a guitarist. These Tarrega compositions are indeed very expressive and romantic, and are also very pleasant to play. The difficulty of the…

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…

Vals in D Major, Francisco Tárrega

The great Francisco Tarrega was important for the classical guitar because he set the modern school and wrote many songs and didactic works of various levels of difficulty. For example this Vals in D Major is a piece of intermediate difficulty, suitable…

Matteo Carcassi – Etude, Op. 60, No. 1

The study n. 1 Op 60 by Matteo Carcassi is great for improving the coordination of hands on classical guitar, playing great music. I always thought that Matteo Carcassi studies contained in the Opera 60 are really very musical. So…

Prelude No. 1 in E minor (Villa-Lobos) – Classical Guitar

The great Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos wrote beautiful songs for classical guitar, inspired especially by JS Bach. Among his compositions are particularly known and executed the “5 Preludes“. The “Prelude n. 1” of Villa-Lobos is a beautiful melody in E minor,…

Romance de los Pinos – Torroba solo guitar

Federico Moreno Torroba (3 March 1891 – 12 September 1982) was a Spanish composer, born in Madrid. He is noted foremost for his important contributions to the classical guitar repertoire, although he also wrote for other instruments, including many zarzuelas…