In the Renaissance and Baroque era, the lute played a major role in accompaniment and as a solo instrument. In the classical period, the lute and guitar were replaced by the piano. Few great guitar masters of this era have enriched the guitar literature. The outstanding masters were Giuliani and Sor. Jürg Kindle plays the essential works of these two masters. These include Sor’s famous “Variations on a theme by Mozart and ” Grande Ouverture “by Giuliani. The album is abeautiful collection for the lovers of the classical guitar.