Kazu Suwa | Classical Guitarist

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Find out about Kazu Suwa's latest news, public concerts, album releases, and essays about music and classical guitar performing tips. Also enjoy a large collection of sample audio/video recordings.

Featured Recordings:

Today's three audio or video recordings picked up from Music Library.

Héctor Ayala: Prelude No. 2

Listen to the audio sample of Prelude No. 2 by Argentinean composer Héctor Ayala.

Agustín Barrios Mangoré: Choro da Saudade

Listen to the audio sample of Choro da Saudade by Paraguayan composer Agustín Barrios Mangoré from…

Dilermando Reis: Feitiço

Listen to the audio sample of Feitiço by Brazilian composer Dilermando Reis.

Essays:

Unmeasured preludes (the origin of the preludes)

In the 17th century, French lutenists and harpsichordists developed the unmeasured prelude. An…

Agustín Barrios Mangoré: Aire de Zamba

Aire de Zamba (Air of Zamba) by Agustín Barrios Mangoré is entirely inspired by folkloric…

Hernández y Aguado: A historic classical guitar maker in Spain

Hernández y Aguado was a historic classical guitar maker in Madrid, Spain. Santiago Manuel…

Francisco Tárrega: ¡Adelita! (Mazurka)

Legend has it that the piece Adelita owes its name to Adela Aymerich, the allegedly illegitimate…

Federico Mompou: Recomençament, Primitivism, Bell Sounds

Mompou was strongly influenced by French Impressionists composers. However, instead of simply…