Classical Guitar Alive!

Series produced by Tony Morris

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Classical Guitar Alive is a weekly one-hour music with interviews program that is free to all stations.

Classical Guitar Alive features great music and fascinating interviews with many of the world's leading guitar performers and composers.

Join host Tony Morris for Classical Guitar Alive, an unabashedly enthusiastic and fast-paced romp through the classical repertory of the world's most popular musical instrument.

Nationally-distributed since 1997, Classical Guitar Alive currently airs each week on over 200 radio stations in the US, Canada, and internationally.

Classical Guitar Alive highlights a vast repertoire of music ranging from Medieval through present-day solo, chamber, and orchestral music with guitar. In addition to presenting works by American performers and composers, the program also explores guitar-related music of other cultures.

The program has been acclaimed by both critics and the public alike, and has been applauded by artists as diverse as Yale University professor of music Benjamin Verdery and ex-Led Zeppelin rock guitarist Jimmy Page. Hide full description

Classical Guitar Alive features great music and fascinating interviews with many of the world's leading guitar performers and composers. Join host Tony Morris for Classical Guitar Alive, an unabashedly enthusiastic and fast-paced romp through the classical repertory of the world's most popular musical instrument. Nationally-distributed since 1997, Classical Guitar Alive currently airs each week on over 200 radio stations in the US, Canada, and internationally. Classical Guitar Alive highlights a vast repertoire of music ranging from Medieval through present-day solo, chamber, and orchestral music with guitar. In addition to presenting works by American performers and composers, the program also explores guitar-related music of other cultures. The program has been acclaimed by... Show full description


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Caption: Tantalus Quartet, Credit: Tantalus Quartet
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by three French composers (Marais, Satie, and Arnaud Dumond) and more, with works by ...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio, KACU, KCCU Radio, KWBU, KJJF and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 26
Caption: David Russell, Credit: David Russell
This week’s program features music for Thanksgiving, and an interview with Grammy winner David Russell, who talks about his charitable organization...

Bought by 'The Sea', KTXK, WOSU, Texas Public Radio, KMFA and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Kaare Norge, Credit: Uffe Christensen
This week’s program features music by Bach, Schubert, Danish composers Bent Fabric and Kaare Norge, and a 2018 interview with Danish guitarist-comp...

Bought by Public Radio East, WUAL, WEKU, WRTI, KTXK and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Ricardo Cobo, Credit: Ricardo Cobo
This week’s program features music by Mangoré, Manuel de Falla, Eduardo Martin, a world premiere double concerto recording by Walter Ross, and Bres...

Bought by WICR, WEKU, WETS, KTOO, WUAL and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Karin Schaupp and Umberto Clerici, Credit: Karin Schaupp and Umberto Cleric
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features two time-honored classics and two world premieres, all from new recordings released in 2018...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Peter Breiner, Credit: Peter Breiner
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is primarily devoted to one large (49 minutes!) work, Peter Breiner’s “Carmen Concerto”, which is ba...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Jeremy Jouve, Credit: Jeremy Jouve
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features three 2017 interviews, including: American guitarist Eliot Fisk, who talks about musical in...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Patrico da Silva cd, Credit: Patricio da Silva
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive features a new concerto by Portuguese composer Patricio da Silva (“Keep Calm and Carry On”), and mus...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Kyu Hee Park, Credit: Kyu Hee Park
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music from Argentina, Italy, and Australia, with works from the Baroque to 20th and 21st Ce...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Zuill Bailey and David Leisner, Credit: Azica Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features the chart-topping cd by the duo of cellist Zuill Bailey and guitarist David Leisner, plus m...

Bought by WETS, WEKU, Public Radio East, WSKG, WRTI and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Pepe Romero, Credit: Pepe Romero
This week’s Classical Guitar Alive! episode features an interview and live studio performance by Pepe Romero, recorded at the KMFA studios in Octob...

Bought by WICR, KTXK, Public Radio East, WETS, WEKU and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Avi Avital, Credit: Deutsche Grammofon
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Bach, Yehezkel Braun, and Gary Shocker, and an interview with Grammy-nominated Isr...

Bought by WICR, 'The Sea', WETS, Interlochen Public Radio, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Susan McDonald & friend, Credit: Susan McDonald
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features performances recorded at the Barrios in Brazil festival in Manaus, Brazil, the Jo Ann Inter...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: John McLaughlin and Chick Corea, Credit: Chick Corea
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features classical guitar music by jazz composers Claude Bolling, John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, Al D...

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Maria Cortes peforming at Segovia Masterclass, Santiado de Compostela, 1971, Credit: William Woodworth Bogel, IV
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features live performances and recordings of both old and new music from the Baroque to present-day,...

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  • Added: Aug 15, 2018
  • Length: 59:26
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Jorge Morel, Credit: Decca Records
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music by Argentine composer Jorge Morel (b. 1931) and an interview with the young Turkish vi...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WICR, WETS, WEKU, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Karin Schaupp, Credit: Karin Schaupp
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features new music by Tomas Marco and Richard Charlton, and pieces by Bach and Tarrega, with performances b...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WICR, Public Radio East, WEKU, WETS and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Kevin Taylor, Credit: Kevin Taylor
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features new recordings and a 2016 interview with guitarist-composer/educator Kevin Taylor, founder ...

Bought by WICR, Spokane Public Radio, WEKU, Public Radio East, WUAL and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Queen Elizabeth I playing a lute
Think today’s political intrigues are unusual? Think again! This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a look at how political strife ...

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  • Added: Jul 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, Credit: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features an interview with Rory Russell and Vasilis Bessas of Britain’s Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, wh...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40