Lucio Matarazzo Collection

Studies and Educational Pieces from Past Guitar Masters

Lucio Matarazzo studied with E. Caliendo at the Conservatory “D. Cimarosa” in Avellino (Italy), where he graduated “summa cum laude”. Then he studied with O. Ghiglia, J. Tomás and, subsequently, A. Gilardino, graduating at the “L. Perosi” Academy (Biella, Italy), where he received the rare honour of Special Mention.
He played for 20 years as a member of the outstanding Fragnito- Matarazzo guitar duo that won many international competitions, edited works by Dodgson, Piazzolla, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Ruiz-Pipò, Farkas and made several recordings.
His solo monographic CDs with works by Carcassi, Legnani and Giuliani have been internationally acclaimed.
He is a founder member of the acclaimed GuitArt Quartet, one of the most original and inventive guitar ensembles performing anywhere today. The GQ has premiered works with orchestra dedicated to them, such as Concerto Italiano by A. Gilardino, Concierto Italico and Gismontiana by L. Brouwer and Concerto Rapsodico by G. Drozd and has recorded several CDs, and together with L. Brouwer, the DVD Diario Italico which includes the world première of Concierto Italico, conducted by the Composer.
Lucio Matarazzo currently teaches the guitar at the Conservatory of Avellino, Italy, and is the founder and Artistic Director of the Italian free WeBlogMagazine “dotGuitar” (

Volumes Published:

  Sor, Fernando - 20 Studies for Guitar   [CH 163]

  Giuliani, Mauro - Selected Studies for Guitar - Vol. 1   [CH 164]

  Legnani, Luigi - 36 Caprices Op. 20 for Guitar   [CH 165]

  Carcassi, Matteo - 25 Studies Op. 60 for Guitar   [CH 166]

  Zani de Ferranti, Marco Aurelio - 6 Nocturnes Bibliques Op. 3 for Guitar   [CH 194]

  Mertz, Johann Kaspar - Barden-Klänge for Guitar - Vol. 1   [CH 195]

  Paganini, Niccolò - 43 Ghiribizzi for Guitar   [CH 196]

  Aguado, Dionisio - 27 Studies for Guitar (from the Third Part of the Method)   [CH 215]

  Paganini, Niccolò - 37 Sonatas for Guitar   [CH 225]

  Mertz, Johann Kaspar - Barden-Klänge for Guitar - Vol. 2   [CH 228]

  Giuliani, Mauro - Selected Studies for Guitar - Vol. 2   [CH 229]

  Diabelli, Anton - 7 Preludes Op. 103 for Guitar   [CH 249]

  Barrios Mangoré, Agustín - Complete Studies for Guitar   [CH 255]

  Barrios Mangoré, Agustín - Complete Preludes for Guitar   [CH 256]

  Tárrega, Francisco - 19 Preludes for Guitar   [CH 267]

  Carulli, Ferdinando - 6 Andanti Op. 320 for Guitar   [CH 272]

  Paganini, Niccolò - Various Compositions (M.S. 85-105) for Guitar   [CH 280]

  Carulli, Ferdinando - Studies from “Supplemént à la Méthode” Op. 192 for Guitar   [CH 284]

  Ponce, Manuel María - 6 Preludios Fáciles for Guitar   [CH 331]

  Sor, Fernando - 24 Studies Op. 6 and Op. 29 for Guitar   [CH 332]

  Mertz, Johann Kaspar - Barden-Klänge for Guitar - Vol. 3   [CH 347]

  Tárrega, Francisco - Selected Studies for Guitar   [CH 349]

  Giuliani, Mauro - Le Ore d’Apollo Op. 111 for Guitar   [CH 366]

  Carulli, Ferdinando - Grand Recueil pour la Guitare Op. 114 - Vol. 1: First and Second Part   [CH 383]  NEW