Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea (21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909) was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period. He is known for such pieces as Recuerdos de la Alhambra. He is often called “the father of classical guitar” and is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time (Wikipedia).
Capricho árabe (Arab Capriccio) was composed in 1892. If you would like to know more about the story behind the composition, you can go through ‘The Story of Capricho Árabe’ by Thanh T. Pham (free reading on Smashwords).
The classic guitar player Tatyana Ryzhkova, born in 1986 in Belorussia is one of the most promising young guitar players of the world. Meanwhile, she has the highest click-through rates on YouTube among the classic guitar players. In more than 400 concerts on all continents she won a large fan community due to her fascinating life performance with a combination of virtuosity, emotional dedication and friendly conversation.
Besides the classical guitar repertoire Tatyana plays also her own compositions, for which she writes both lyrics and music. Her vocal, her guitar-playing and the lyrics are melting into a brilliant entity. That is unique in the concert halls all over the world. More on her website.