Guitar and Lute

Homenaje de Debussy

Homenaje de Debussyby Thomas StieglerA work so multi-layered that the English composer Benjamin Britten was once to say: »The piece is only seven minutes long, but there are twenty minutes of music in it.« [1] - whereas a performance of the piece lasts barely three...

Nocturnal op. 70 – an introduction

Even though the work may sound strange to untrained listeners, it is one of the most beautiful and interesting works of classical guitar.

The Prince’s Toys

The Prince's Toysby Thomas StieglerThere are different ways to travel the world, and each of us will in the course of our lives find our own approach to it somewhere between two extremes. At one end of the scale, there are those people who move from country to...

The Doll Princess

The Doll Princessby Christian BürgerThe Doll Princessby Christian BürgerAuguste Dorothea of Schwarzburg-Arnstadt (1666-1751)Rarely does it happen with aristocratic couples from the early modern period that the wife outshines the husband - at least posthumously. In the...
The Prince’s Toys

The Prince’s Toys

The Prince's Toysby Thomas StieglerThere are different ways to travel the world, and each of us will in the course of...

The Doll Princess

The Doll Princess

The Doll Princessby Christian BürgerThe Doll Princessby Christian BürgerAuguste Dorothea of Schwarzburg-Arnstadt...

The virtuosos

The virtuosos

The virtuosos by Thomas Siemens The virtuosos by Thomas Siemens"He is a virtuoso in the kitchen". We may have heard...

read more
The Guitaromania

The Guitaromania

The Guitaromania by Thomas Siemens The Guitaro- mania by Thomas SiemensAn engraving from 1825 shows a confusing, or...

read more
To the distant one

To the distant one

To the distant one by Thomas SiemensTo the distant one - Johann Kaspar Mertz"Is this really how I lost you?Have you, O...

read more