Links of the day - Baroque guitar

Interesting links of the day, featuring the Baroque guitar.

Marizápalos by Gaspar Sanz

Marizápalos by Gaspar Sanz is one of my favorite pieces. Here are a couple of versions played on the Baroque guitar. If anyone knows where to find the score online, please leave a comment.

Interview with Lutenist Paul O'Dette

New John Dowland Website

A new website offers John Dowland videos, MP3s, and scores. Check it out:

Raphael Rabello Plays Odeon

Raphael Rabello does amazing things with Odeon. Wait until it gets about 30 seconds into the video:

Baroque Lute: Allemande in d minor by Weiss

Fantastic lute piece played by Robert Barto:

María Callas - Deh! non volerli vittime


Okinawan Music

I'm currently in Okinawa, Japan. The local folk music is played on the sanshin (3-stringed lute).

Ivo Papasov's Wedding Band & Balkan Clarinet Music

I first discovered Balkan clarinet music while wandering through Athens, Greece and stumbling upon the Museum of Folk Music. Inside the museum were folk instruments from around Greece with headphones that could be used to listen to different instruments. I was amazed to hear the clarinet recordings by Nikos Karakostas because they sounded a lot like Klezmer music. I bought as many clarinet recordings as I could afford...

I started listening to a lot of Balkan clarinet folk music and eventually came across Ivo Papasov's band (Bulgaria). Check it out:

More Manuel Morao Guitar Video Clips

In my last post, I embedded some video clips with Manuel Morao. Here are some more videos of Manuel Morao with other flamenco singers:

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