Kazuhito Yamashita

Real Name:
山下和仁
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Classical guitarist born on March 25, 1961 in Nagasaki, Japan. Known for his technique and musical expression. Prolific guitarist since a young age. He has released many albums such as repertoires for solo guitar, guitar concertos, chamber music and collaborations with other musicians. To date, he has released about 80 albums.

He has been renowned since his youth. At the age of eight, he began to study the guitar with the help of his father:
- In 1972, aged eleven, he won the Kyushu Guitar Competition.
- In 1976, he was awarded First Prize in the All Japan Guitar Competition.
- In 1977, he won the Ramirez in Spain, the Alessandria in Italy and the Paris Radio France Competition.
- In 1978, Yamashita made his debut album in Japan.

Since his twenties, he has made recitals on classical guitar in prestigious venues and in different countries in Europe, North America and Asia.

Yamashita's early arrangements, mostly Pictures at an Exhibition, Stravinsky's Firebird Suite, Dvořák's New World Symphony no. 9 in E Minor, pioneered expression and virtuosity on classical guitar.
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RDCE-8 Kazuhito Yamashita - Romance De Amor album art Kazuhito Yamashita Romance De Amor(LP, Ltd) RCA Red Seal RDCE-8 Japan 1978 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Recital album art Kazuhito Yamashita Guitar Recital (Album) JVC Japan 1979 Sell This Version
RVC-2280 Kazuhito Yamashita - Concierto De Aranjuez, Concerto In D For Guitar And Orchestra, Op. 99 album art Rodrigo*, Castelnuovo-Tedesco*, Kazuhito Yamashita, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra / Shigenobu Yamaoka Rodrigo*, Castelnuovo-Tedesco*, Kazuhito Yamashita, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra / Shigenobu Yamaoka - Concierto De Aranjuez, Concerto In D For Guitar And Orchestra, Op. 99(LP, Album) RCA Red Seal RVC-2280 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
SJX-9544 Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Recital II album art Kazuhito Yamashita Guitar Recital II(LP, Album) JVC SJX-9544 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Pictures At An Exhibition album art Moussorgsky* - Yamashita* Moussorgsky* - Yamashita* - Pictures At An Exhibition (Album) RCA Red Seal Israel 1981 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Concerto In D For Guitar And Orchestra, Op. 61 (Transcribed For Guitar By Kazuhito Yamashita) album art Beethoven*, Kazuhito Yamashita, New Japan Philharmonic, Yukinori Tezuka Beethoven*, Kazuhito Yamashita, New Japan Philharmonic, Yukinori Tezuka - Concerto In D For Guitar And Orchestra, Op. 61 (Transcribed For Guitar By Kazuhito Yamashita) Red Seal Digital Japan 1982 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - モダン・コレクション = Modern Collection album art 山下和仁* モダン・コレクション = Modern Collection (Album) Alfa Japan 1982 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Music Of Spain album art Kazuhito Yamashita Music Of Spain (Album) RCA Red Seal Japan 1982 Sell This Version
RCL-8379 Kazuhito Yamashita - Sonata album art Kazuhito Yamashita Sonata(LP, Album) RCA RCL-8379 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
RCL-8370 Kazuhito Yamashita - Romantic Collection album art Kazuhito Yamashita Romantic Collection(LP, Album) RCA RCL-8370 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - The Four Seasons album art Kazuhito Yamashita & Larry Coryell Kazuhito Yamashita & Larry Coryell - The Four Seasons (Album) RVC Corporation Japan 1984 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Scheherazade album art Kazuhito Yamashita & Naoko Yamashita (2) : Rimsky-Korsakov* Kazuhito Yamashita & Naoko Yamashita (2) : Rimsky-Korsakov* - Scheherazade (Album) RCA Red Seal Japan 1985 Sell This Version
RCL 8409 Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Duo & Solo album art Kazuhito* & Naoko Yamashita (2) Kazuhito* & Naoko Yamashita (2) - Guitar Duo & Solo(LP, Album) RCA RCL 8409 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
RCL-8422 Kazuhito Yamashita - Stravinsky The Firebird album art Kazuhito Yamashita Stravinsky The Firebird(LP, Album) RCA RCL-8422 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Concertos: Pegasus Effect album art Kazuhito Yamashita, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra Kazuhito Yamashita, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra - Guitar Concertos: Pegasus Effect (Album) RCA Japan 1986 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Italian Serenade album art James Galway, Kazuhito Yamashita James Galway, Kazuhito Yamashita - Italian Serenade (Album) RCA Red Seal Europe 1986 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Concertos album art Vivaldi*Carulli*Giuliani* - Chamber Orchestra Of Leoš Janáček Ostrava*Kazuhito Yamashita Vivaldi*Carulli*Giuliani* - Chamber Orchestra Of Leoš Janáček Ostrava*Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Concertos (Album) RCA Victor Gold Seal Europe 1986 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Symphony No.9 "From The New World" / The Firebird: Suite (Transcriptions For Guitar) album art Kazuhito Yamashita, Dvořák*, Stravinsky* Kazuhito Yamashita, Dvořák*, Stravinsky* - Symphony No.9 "From The New World" / The Firebird: Suite (Transcriptions For Guitar) (Album) RCA Victor Red Seal, BMG Music UK & Europe 1989 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Concerto For 2 Guitars album art Castelnuovo-Tedesco*Kazuhito Yamashita & Naoko Yamashita*The London Philharmonic OrchestraLeonard Slatkin Castelnuovo-Tedesco*Kazuhito Yamashita & Naoko Yamashita*The London Philharmonic OrchestraLeonard Slatkin - Guitar Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Concerto For 2 Guitars RCA Red Seal Europe 1990 Sell This Version
Kazuhito Yamashita - Guitar Quintets album art Boccherini* / Castelnuovo Tedesco*, Kazuhito Yamashita, Tokyo String Quartet Boccherini* / Castelnuovo Tedesco*, Kazuhito Yamashita, Tokyo String Quartet - Guitar Quintets RCA Victor Red Seal, RCA Victor Red Seal Europe 1991 Sell This Version
CRCC-6 (SCD-2606) Kazuhito Yamashita - 24 Caprichos De Goya Para Guitarra, Op.195 album art Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco*, Kazuhito Yamashita Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco*, Kazuhito Yamashita - 24 Caprichos De Goya Para Guitarra, Op.195(CD, Album) Crown Classics CRCC-6 (SCD-2606) Japan 1991 Sell This Version
09026 60237 2 Kazuhito Yamashita - Galway, Yamashita, Swensen Play Giuliani album art Giuliani*, Galway*, Yamashita*, Swensen* Giuliani*, Galway*, Yamashita*, Swensen* - Galway, Yamashita, Swensen Play Giuliani(CD, Album) RCA Victor Red Seal 09026 60237 2 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
CRCC-7005~9, CRCC-7005, CRCC-7006, CRCC-7007, CRCC-7008, CRCC-7009 Kazuhito Yamashita - Kazuhito Yamashita Plays J. S. Bach album art Kazuhito Yamashita, Johann Sebastian Bach Kazuhito Yamashita, Johann Sebastian Bach - Kazuhito Yamashita Plays J. S. Bach(Box + 5xCD, Album, Promo) Crown Classics, Crown Classics, Crown Classics, Crown Classics, Crown Classics, Crown Classics CRCC-7005~9, CRCC-7005, CRCC-7006, CRCC-7007, CRCC-7008, CRCC-7009 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
CRCC-8003~4 Kazuhito Yamashita - The Complete Suites For Solo Cello BWV.1007-1012 [Guitar Version] album art J.S. Bach* - Kazuhito Yamashita J.S. Bach* - Kazuhito Yamashita - The Complete Suites For Solo Cello BWV.1007-1012 [Guitar Version](2xCD) Crown Classics CRCC-8003~4 US 1993 Sell This Version
CRCC-8005 Kazuhito Yamashita - Suites For Lute: Guitar Version album art Kazuhito Yamashita, J.S. Bach* Kazuhito Yamashita, J.S. Bach* - Suites For Lute: Guitar Version(CD, Album) Crown Classics CRCC-8005 US 1993 Sell This Version

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