Category Classical Guitar in Victoria

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Bradford Werner Plays Six Pavans by Luis de Milan

Bradford Werner plays Six Pavans by Luis de Milan (c.1500-1561) – Originally for vihuela. The six pavans (pavanes, or pavanas) by Luis de Milán (c.1500-1561), also Luys Milán, come from his Libro de música de vihuela de mano intitulado El Maestro…

Bradford Werner Plays Weiss Sonata IX

Bradford Werner Plays Sonata IX in C Major by Weiss

Sonata IX in C Major by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750) – Prelude, Allemande, Courante, Bourée, Sarabande, Menuet 1 & 2, Presto. Arranged for Classical Guitar by Bradford Werner. Comes with a fingered editorial edition and an unfingered non-editorial edition (see preface…

Bradford Werner plays Tombeau by Weiss

Here I am playing Tombeau sur la Mort de M. Comte d’Logy arrivée 1721 (London Manuscript) by Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687–1750). One of the most important Baroque lutenists and composers and a direct contemporary of Bach, we are very lucky…

Bradford Werner Plays Dyens

Bradford Werner plays Impressions soleil couchant by Dyens

Bradford Werner plays Impressions soleil couchant (à Francis Poulenc) by Roland Dyens (1955-2016) and via my YouTube. I’m posting weekly student and intermediate pieces on my guitar blog. I love this simple hommage to Poulenc that I’ll pair with Poulenc’s Sarabande. This comes from Dyen’s…

Bradford Werner Plays Sarabande by Poulenc

Bradford Werner Plays Sarabande by Poulenc

Bradford Werner plays Sarabande for Guitar, To Ida Presti, (FP179) by Francis Poulenc (1899-1963). Composed in 1960. I love this piece for it’s motivic repetition and overall calm feel.  Read more via wiki: “Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (1899–1963) was a…

VCM Guitar Faculty Recital (Nov.18, 2018)

VCM Guitar Faculty RecitalSunday, November 18, 2018, 2:30pmWood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of MusicAdmission by Donation The Guitar faculty of the Victoria Conservatory of Music present a program of Rebay, Villa-Lobos, Genge, Torroba, and Ponce! Although there is no guitar department…

Bradford Werner & Students Play Solo Classical Guitar (Nov.16)

Bradford Werner – Classical Guitar w/ Álvar Mas Mármol, Isaac Liu, & Morgan SheeleyNovember 16th, 2018, 7:00-8:00pmWood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of MusicAdmission by Donation VCM guitar faculty Bradford Werner & VCM students Isaac Liu, Morgan Sheeley, and Álvar Mas Mármol…

Bradford Werner & Douglas Hensley Play Duets

VCM Guitar Faculty Bradford Werner (me) and Douglas Hensley play Renaissance lute and vihuela duets. Canone & Spagna a due liuti by Francesco da Milano (c. 1497–1543) – From the Cavalcanti lute book (1590). Sobre el canto llano del Conde…

End of Term Student Recital – Congrats

Great performances from all my classical guitar students on June 5th, 2018! Was so happy to see everyone, even the youngest students who just started, play both solos and ensembles.

VCM Faculty Guitar Recital, 2017

Friday, Nov. 10, at 7:30pmWood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of MusicAdmission by donation Come see the various guitar faculty perform. I’ll be playing some duos and trios on the first half of the programme. Vocal Intabulations for Two LutesArr. Wolff Heckel…