Pedro Ximénez de Abrill-Tirado (1780 ?, Arequipa, Peru - 1856, Sucre, Bolivia) - Minueto n°8 in D minor, from "100 Menuets"
Published in Paris (Parent & Cie.), 1844
Pedro Ximénez de Abrill-Tirado, born in Peru, was a prolific composer, guitarist, cellist and Kapellmeister. His musical work, of classical style, includes symphonies, concertos, masses, string quartets, e songs for voice and piano. Beyond the "100 Menuets", other works for guitar that have survived to the present day are "Mis pasatiempos al pie del Volcan" score - http://hz.imslp.info/files/imglnks/usim ... iempos.pdf and the Divertimento op.43, for guitar, two flutes and string quartet.
Romantic guitar, XIX century (unknown luthier)