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    El Testament D'Amelia

    El Testament D'Amelia Traditional Catalan Arr. Miguel Llobet El testament d'Amèlia is a medieval Catalan folk song. It tells the sad and chiling story of a young lady in her deathbed who knowingly drank the poisoned drink given to her by her stepmother, whom she knows has been sleeping with...
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    Iberian Dance

    Traditional melody Arr. Michael Connor (1960 - ) Based on the traditional melody, this Spanish dance is selected as one of RCM (The Royal Conservatory of Music) preparatory level piece. Note there is a gradual acceleration starting measure 13 (accel. poco a poco). Also I used rasgueado which is...
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    Easy Guitar Song Series - Study by James Brown

    Easy Guitar Song Series - Study by James Brown Study Composer: James Brown (1967 - ) The melodic study is selected as one of RCM (The Royal Conservatory of Music) preparatory level piece. Time signature: 3/4 Tempo: 84-96 BPM
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    Bransle de Poitou By Adrian Le Roy

    Easy Guitar Song Series Bransle de Poitou By Adrian Le Roy (ca 1520 - 1598) A branle, also bransle, brangle, brawl, brawle, brall(e), braul(e), brando (in Italy), bran (in Spain), or brantle (in Scotland), is a type of French dance popular from the early 16th century to the present, danced...
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    Estudio Inconcluso (Agustín Barrios)

    Estudio Inconcluso Composer: Agustín Barrios (1885 - 1944) Agustín Pío Barrios (also known as Agustín Barrios Mangoré and Nitsuga—Agustin spelled backward—Mangoré; May 5, 1885 – August 7, 1944) was a Paraguayan virtuoso classical guitarist and composer, largely regarded as one of the greatest...
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    Waltz, op. 241, no. 1 by Ferdinando Carulli (1770 - 1841)

    Waltz, op. 241, no. 1 Composer: Ferdinando Carulli (1770 - 1841) Ferdinando Maria Meinrado Francesco Pascale Rosario Carulli (9 February 1770 – 17 February 1841) was an Italian composer for classical guitar and the author of the influential Méthode complète pour guitare ou lyre, op. 27...
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    Easy Guitar Song Series - Exercise 13

    Easy Guitar Song Series - Exercise 13 Composer: Elias Barriero (1930 - ) The study was written by Elías Barreiro (born 1930 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba), who is a Cuban guitarist and professor. Elías began his musical studies at the Havana Conservatory of Music, and at a later time received...
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    Fugue, BWV 1000

    Fugue, BWV 1000 Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. Known as the father of classical music, Bach created more than 1,100 works, including roughly 300 sacred cantatas. His output is unparalleled and...
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    Waltz op.8. no. 2 (Fernando Sor)

    Waltz op.8. no. 2 Composer: Fernando Sor (1778 – 1839) Fernando Sor (1778 – 1839) was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. Best known for writing solo classical guitar music, he also composed an opera (at the age of 19), three symphonies, guitar duos, piano music, songs, a Mass, and at...
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    Pavana (Francisco Tárrega)

    Pavana Composer: Francisco Tárrega (1852 – 1909) Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea (21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909) was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period. He is known for such pieces as Recuerdos de la Alhambra. As a composer Tárrega was conservative, with a...
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    Allegretto, op. 50, no. 22 (Mauro Giuliani)

    Allegretto op. 50, no. 22 Composer: Mauro Giuliani (1781 - 1829) Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani (27 July 1781 – 8 May 1829) was an Italian guitarist, cellist, singer, and composer. He was a leading guitar virtuoso of the early 19th century. This piece is No. 22 of Le Papillon...
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    Ballet (Anonymous)

    Ballet (Anonymous) Ballet as a music form progressed from simply a complement to dance, to a concrete compositional form that often had as much value as the dance that went along with it. We don't know the composer of this early music piece. The guitar arrangement by Paul Gerrits is selected...
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    Choros by Domingo Semenzato (1908 – 1993)

    Domingos Semenzato, Brazilian composer and guitarist (1908-1993), began his musical activity as a member of chôros groups playing the guitar and the cavaquinho (a small stringed instrument similar to the Canarian timple). Later, he perfected his classical guitar studies in Sao Paulo, becoming a...
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    Dionisio Aguado Studies from "Nuevo metodo para guitarra", guitar

    Studies from "Nuevo metodo para guitarra", guitar Composer: Dionisio Aguado (1784 – 1849) Dionisio Aguado y García (8 April 1784 – 29 December 1849) was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer of the late Classical and early Romantic periods. This piece comes from Nuevo metodo para guitarra...
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    Bach on Guitar: Fugue, BWV 1000

    I used to teach RCM (The Royal Conservatory of Music) classical guitar courses and help student prepare exams at various levels. During lockdown period I started sight-reading and recording popular pieces, and posted them on my Youtube channel. I hope that helps other teachers and students...