“I devoted my life to music for a reason, and the reason wasn’t because I wanted to get on or make money, but to try to fulfil myself and also to give people pleasure” – Julian Bream (15 July 1933 – 14 August 2020)Continue…
Matteo Carcassi was a famous Italian guitarist and composer.
Born in Florence, Carcassi also studied the piano, but learned guitar when still a child: he quickly gained a reputation as a virtuoso concert guitarist.
After some months of rest, i’ve decided to star again publishing of my Weekly RoundUp. Why?
That’s simple: i also started a process of Social Media Detox, that involve deactivation of my Social Network accounts. Without them, i don’t have any way to share with my followers interesting links that i’ve read in the week.
So let’s start: there are a lot of news!Continue…
The (unconfirmed) story goes that Francisco Tárrega composed Lágrima in 1881,
while performing in London.
He was depressed and homesick, and he wrote a song describing his state.
Adelita is a mazurka written by Francisco Tárrega: along with Capricho Árabe and Recuerdos de la Alhambra, it is one of his best-known works.
A 2 hour video biography of the great guitarist Julian Bream.
Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez is one of the most popular concertos of all time, one of the most original masterpieces of the 20th century.
“Shape of My Heart” is a song by Sting from his album “Ten Summoner’s Tales”, released in 1993.
The song was co-written by guitarist Dominic Miller.
Recently i have found on YouTube some wonderful recordings of Heitor Villa-Lobos playing his own music.