Classical Guitar reference books – Guitar’s Top 100

A quick glance at the cover tells you everything about the contents of Enrique Robichaud’s Guitar’s Top 100 – A Guide to Classical Guitar’s Most Recorded Music: it presents the 100 most recorded classical guitar pieces, selected from Enrique Robichaud’s own database of over 10,000 guitar recordings. Each piece has an accompanying programme note, often quoting from…

Schubert Facsimile – 39 Lieder mit Gitarrenbegleitung

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828) was a prolific composer of songs, setting the poetry of Goethe (1749–1832), Heine (1797–1856), Müller (1794–1827), Schiller (1759–1805), Schlegel (1767–1845) and many others, mostly for voice with piano accompaniment. Although there are some depictions of Schubert with a guitar in hand and his connection with the guitar still much debated*, what is…