Julian Bream Passed Away

Julian Bream (1933 – 2020) had inspired many people, musicians, especially guitarists. He will be continuing his journey in another form and dimension. His recordings made him immortal. He was known for his big palette of colors and his outstanding interpretations on classical guitar and lute. Also, he had commissioned many composers namely Lennox Berkeley… Read More Julian Bream Passed Away

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Why it’s harder for guitarists to sight-read

Sight-reading, déchiffrage (French), or prima vista (Italian) is the ability to read and simultaneously play/sing the music notation. This practice is more common for classical musicians. Just like any other skill, one needs the practice to improve this skill gradually (Click Here to learn how to improve your sight-reading). However, pianists, flutists, vocalists, and many… Read More Why it’s harder for guitarists to sight-read

Tárrega, Paco de Lucia & History of the Guitar

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… Read More Tárrega, Paco de Lucia & History of the Guitar