Prelude Classical Guitar

Consumate classical guitarist for hire. An ideal musical backdrop for weddings, receptions, corporate entertainment and concerts. Spanish Guitarist / Classical Guitarist in Birmingham.

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Prelude is a sophisticated exhibition of popular classical guitar music brought to you by the highly experienced and respected guitarist. Brian studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and has won numerous awards for his music and recently released a CD featuring some of the most well-known pieces of music in this genre.

Brian has performed at private and corporate events all over the UK and abroad. His performance is ideal for any event requiring a sophisticated musical backdrop including Spanish, classical and other popular music.

Previous clients and venues include:

  • Aston Villa FC
  • The George Hotel, Stamford
  • Paphos Academy of Fine Arts, Cyprus
  • Sanctuary Housing
  • Crescent Theatre

Line up & Options:

Solo guitarist

Performance times:

A typical performance is for 2 x 45 minute sets. A further set can be added.

Selected Repertoire:

Classical:

Adelita - Tarrega
Air On A G String -  Bach
Allegro The Four Seasons  - Vivaldi
Allemande  - Bach
Asturias Leyenda  - Albeniz
Ave Maria  - Schubert
Besame Mucho - Velazquez
Boureés And Gavottes - Bach
Bridal March - Wagner
Canarios - Sanz
Canon In D - Pachelbel
Capricho Arabe - Tarrega
Choros - Lobos
Concerto In D - Vivaldi
Concierto De Aranjuez  - Rodrigo
Dances - Praetorius
Danza - Pipo
Danza - Pena
Dedicatoria - Granados
El Noy De La Mare - Llobet
En Las Cuevas Farruca - Pena
Fur Elise - Beethoven
Gran Valse - Tarrega
Gymnopedie No 1  - Satie
I Feel Pretty, Maria & America - Bernstein
Jesu, Joy Of Man’s Desiring - Bach
La Paloma - Yradier
Lagrima - Tarrega
Largo - Vivaldi
Malaguena - Trad
Minuet - Bach
Minuet - Bocherini
Pavana - Tarrega
Prelude - Chopin
Preludes - Bach
Preludes - Lobos
Recuerdos De La Alhambra - Tarrega
Romanza - Anon
Rondo Alla - Turca - Mozart
Rule Britannia - Arne
Rumba - Pena
Sakura  - Yocoh
Salud D’amour - Elgar
Serenata Espanol - Malats
Sheep May Safely Graze - Bach
Sound Of Bells - Pernambuco
Torija - Torroba
Traumerei - Schumann
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Wedding March - Mendelson
 

Popular:

Alfie - Bacharach
Always Something There To Remind Me - Bacharach
And I Love Her - Beatles
Angels - Williams R
As Time Goes By - Hupford
Ausencias - Piazolla
Autumn Leaves - Kaoma
Beautiful Day - Withers
Black And White - Joplin
Blackbird - Beatles
Blue Moon - Hart
Boulevard Of Broken Dreams - Greenday
Bring Me Sunshine - Kent
Brown Eyed Girl - Morrison
Can`T Help Falling In Love - Weiss
Cavatina - Myers
Classical Gas  - Williams M
Close To You - Bacharach
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Danny Boy - Trad
Do You Know The WaY To San Jose - Bacharach
Downtown - Hatch
Eternal Flame - Hoffs
Everything I Do - Adams
Fernando - Abba
Fly Me To The Moon - Howard
From Me To You - Beatles
Georgy Girl - Springfield
Girl From Ipanema - Jobim
Guantanamera  - Seegar
Have I Told You Lately - Morrison
Hello - Richie
Here Comes The Sun - Beatles
Here There And Everywhere - Beatles
Hotel California - Eagles
I Got Rhythm - Gershwin
I Only Want To Be With You - Hawker
I Will Always Love You - Parton
If I Fell - Beatles
In My Life - Beatles
Isn't She Lovely - Wonder
It Had To Be You - Jones
Killing Me Softly With His Song - Fox
Kiss From A Rose - Seal
Knowing Me Knowing You - Abba
La Bamba - Trad
La Vie En Rose - Loniguy
Layla - Clapton
Let It Be - Beatles
Light My Fire - The Doors
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing - Fain
Love Is All Around - Wet Wet Wet
Love Is In The Air - Young
Love Story - Lai
Lovin' You - Riperton
Manha De Carnival - Bonfá
Misty - Garner
Moon River - Mercer
Moonlight Serenade - Miller
My Best Friend - Queen
Norwegian Wood - Beatles
One Note Samba - Jobim
Pretty Women - Orberson
Que Será Será - Livingston
Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head - Bacharach
Smile - Chaplin
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Kern
Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Arlen
Spanish Harlem - Spector
Stairway To Heaven - Led Zepplin
Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits
Summertime - Gershwin
Sway - Ruíz
Take Five - Desmond
Tea For Two - Youmans
Tears In Heaven - Clapton
Tequila - The Champs
The Entertainer - Joplin
The Girl From Ipanema - obim
The Wonder Of You - Knight
This Guys In Love With You - Bacharach
Till There Was You - Willson
Unchained Melody - The Righteous Bros
What A Wonderful World - Weiss
When I'm Sixty Four - Beatles
Wonderful Tonight - Clapton
Wonderwall - Oasis
Yesterday - Beatles
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life - Wonder
You Do Something To Me - Weller
You're The Best Thing - Queen
You've Got A Friend - Taylor
 

Testimonials:

We just wanted to reiterate our massive thanks for your outstanding guitar playing throughout the day of our wedding. We knew from the start that we wanted  the feel of a classical guitar, something a bit different from the normal harp or string quartet; being a musician myself I know how important choosing the right instrument for the occasion is, and you certainly exceeded expectations, giving the day a relaxing yet intimate feel. I admit that I seemed to change my mind somewhat about the song choices, but we got there in the end! - your playing was truly fantastic, and I'm just waiting to get hold of a copy of the wedding video to re-live the memories! We would certainly recommend you to others for any suitable occasions, and thank you once again for making our special day even more memorable
Lucy & Stephen Till

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Hi Brian thank you so much for the lovely music, it went down great with everybody and everybody mentioned how nice it was. The day went so fast and i am sorry i didn't get to speak to you, we have just arrived home and wanted to thank you for making the day perfect. Thankyou.
Sarah and Trevor.

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Just a quick note to thank you for playing so wonderfully at our wedding a few weeks ago. The music was wonderful and several people commented on how you added to the ambience perfectly. So just a huge thank you for helping make our day so special.
Jenny & Mark

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Hi Brian On behalf of Michael & Mandy and all the guests at the Cedar Court Hotel A big thank you for your marvellous guitar playing while we were enjoying our celebration lunch last Saturday. I thought the music sounded really well, the disco at night wasn’t nearly as good but then I love and play live music and I realise what goes into making it sound good, so well done Brian.
Lewis Benn (acting M.C)

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We just wanted to drop you a line to say a big Thank You to you for your classical guitar pieces during the ceremony & at our reception. You brought an extra dimension to the days event s and made it truly memorable day for Amanda & I and our guests. We have had so many positive comments  about the days events we are overwhelmed at h

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