What you should know before buying a guitar!
When I think of South American music, I think of Leo Brouwer (Cuba), Astor Piazzolla (Argentina), Heitor Villa Lobos (Brazil) – when I think of North American music, I think of J.S. Sagreras (Mexico), Andrew York (US) and many other contemporary and modern composers that have written some of the most distinguished and game changer […]
1st podcast: How to stay motivated? How to practice? What to practice?
Hi folks, A new page called videos has been recently opened on my blog. If you haven’t discovered it yet, you can click here. I share videos of my own playing and I plan to post some lessons and podcasts there soon, so stay tuned! I hope you enjoy them. Here are some of the […]
Francisco Tárrega (1852-1909) was the influential Spanish composer and guitarist of the romantic era. Back in those days, not everybody believed in the potentials of the guitar and it was more common to compose for instruments like piano and violin. Francisco Tárrega has greatly influenced the development of the “classical” guitar by the etudes, studies […]
Classical guitar’s repertoire consists of pieces that have been written by composers of different nationalities. Even great composers who never really wrote anything for the instrument were thinking very highly of the guitar. “The guitar is an orchestra in itself”, Beethoven. “Nothing is more beautiful than a guitar, except, possibly two”, Chopin. However, classical guitar […]