Recommended Guitar Websites

Sounds Instrumental – nearest shop to pupils of Campie PS, MGS & Wallyford PS – where you can buy copies of The Guitarist’s Way; buy new strings (or have them put on, if you’re in doubt); music stands; footstools.

How to rest your guitar (photos) – courtesy of Stafford Guitar Centre

Classical Guitar Midi Files – an inexpensive way to explore the repertoire.

Dr Koh’s Guitar Sarang – this site (from Korea) contains links to hundreds of video clips of guitar performances. The titles on the navigation buttons are (I think) in Korean, but if you let your mouse hover over them, English translations appear as if by magic.

The Parts of the Guitar (and more info for beginniers)

John Williams – possibly the most famous classical guitarist in the world

Gaelle Solal – young French guitarist – featuring a few impressive video performances

A History of the Classical Guitar

Dundee Guitar Festival

European Guitar Teachers Association (EGTA)

Spanish Guitar Centre – the fastest way to buy guitar music online e.g. The Guitarist’s Way series

Tony McManus – Scotland’s own

Andy Mckee – see also Recommended YouTube Videos

Brazilian Guitar Quartet – veterans of Dundee Guitar Festival featuring Scotland’s Paul Galbraith – a former winner of Young Musician of The Year. Check out sound samples from CDs.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Scottish Guitar Quartet

Edinburgh Guitar Quartet

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Tetra (a guitar quartet)

New York Guitar Quartet

Georgia Guitar Quartet

Gareth Pearson (young finger-style guitarist from Wales – blues etc.)

Zagreb Guitar Quartet

Delcamp Guitar Forum – source of music, mp3s alongwith a very useful question/answer area.

6 thoughts on “Recommended Guitar Websites”

  1. Hi Alan,

    hope all’s well!

    the gig at the Meadow Bar this week is my new trio featuring Johhny Copland and Tom Gordon from the BBC radio big band – should be fun, there’s more info on the website and even a wee bit of footage on youtube…

    all the best,


  2. Have you ever come across the Delcamp website? I’ve been visiting it since February and it’s really good. It’s so rigorously moderated I’m sure you could safely recommend it to any pupil, but probably the older (S.) ones would benefit most. Lots of free music (as long as you submit a fairly modest amount of times) and lots of MP3s of the pieces as well. (Jean-Francois Delcamp is a prof of guitar at Ecole National de Musique Brest)
    (I can’t remember how I found it but just realised it wasn’t one of yours)

  3. This is an excellent website – maybe you already know it? It is run by a jazz trumpeter and has a very good eartraining tool and [not surprisingly] improvisation training help:

  4. This is a great blog site!

    Lots of information. Thanks!

    Anyone interested in Flamenco fusion guitar music can find great stuff in the VAL RAMOS FLAMENCO ENSEMBLE website. There are MP3 and other downloads and video clips as well.

    Checks us out!

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