Early Guitars and Vihuela

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Silvius Leopold Weiss - Sarabande in A minor, WSW 38.4, WM 16

Why do I play: http://marekcupak.com
Guitar donated by: http://www.okenicaguitars.com

Bach and Weiss were said to have competed in improvisation, as the following account by Johann Friedrich Reichardt describes:
"Anyone who knows how difficult it is to play harmonic modulations and good counterpoint on the lute will be surprised and full of disbelief to hear from eyewitnesses that Weiss, the great lutenist, challenged J. S. Bach, the great harpsichordist and organist, at playing fantasies and fugues."
[ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvius_Leopold_Weiss ]

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