Mauro Giuliani

Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829)

"Then I heard a guitarist who played so perfectly that he often reminded me of the fine old time of true lute playing"....

Monferrine nos 1,6,7 and 9 can be found in
Giuliani - Dances of 1810

About Giuliani (1781-1829)

Mauro Giuliani, guitar virtuoso, heir to the lutenists of old, friend of Beethoven and Rossini, composed concerti, chamber music, and songs, as well as guitar solos and duets. A Dutchman who heard him in 1808 when he had first arrived in Vienna from Italy, had a perceptive insight into the nature of Giuliani's work. He wrote: "Then I heard a guitarist who played so perfectly that he often reminded me of the fine old time of true lute playing"....

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More Audio and Video Examples

La Tarantella is found in
Giuliani - Dances of 1810

Rob MacKillop plays four of Giuliani’s Monferrine dances, from
Giuliani -  Dances of 1810 for guitar

Mauro Giuliani's Sonatina op. 71 no. 3
Giuliani - Sonatina op. 71 no. 3

Jamie Akers plays Giuliani OP 48 NO 23 from
Giuliani -  Complete Studies

GIULIANI GRANDE OUVERTURE OP 61, the separate Tecla edition.  Fabulous lecture by Maccari and Pugliese!

The guitar duet, the overture to Il Barbiere Rossini arr Giuliani, played by Maccari and Pugliese at the Conservatorio in Alessandria, from
Giuliani - Complete Works volume 24