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: 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
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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
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Caption: Tino Andersen, Credit: Jose Antonio Guerrero Ortiz
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Bach, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Llobet, Torroba, and Atanas Ourkouzanov. and a 2017 int...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Scott Joplin
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! is a celebration of music by American composers, and features an interview with Giovanni De Chiaro...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Matthew Dunne, Credit: Matthew Dunne
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music written about Summer by Vivaldi, Piazzolla and others, and an interview with composer...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Emma Rush, Credit: Emma Rush
This week’s program features music by Bach, Rodrigo, Piazzolla, Giuliani, Carlo Domeniconi, Norwegian composer Kjell Marcussen, and a 2018 intervie...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Paulo Bellinati, Credit: Paulo Bellinati
This week’s program features music by Bach, Mozart, and a 2018 interview with Brasil Guitar Duo members Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora, who speak about...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Sonja Prunnbauer, Credit: Sonja Prunnbauer
This week’s program is titled “Virtuoso Variations”, and features works written in variation form by Handel, Carulli, Rodrigo, and Giuliani.

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  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Duo Tenebroso, Credit: Duo Tenebroso
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an April 2018 interview with the Portland-based Duo Tenebroso’s Kristin Walligora and David...

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  • Added: May 23, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Brasil Guitar Duo
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an April 2018 interview with the Brasil Guitar Duo members Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora, who ...

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  • Added: May 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Duo Halasz, Credit: Duo Halasz
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features Francois de Fossa’s reworking of a Haydn string quartet, Duo Halasz’s guitar and harpsichor...

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  • Added: May 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Agustin Barrios Mangoré
In honor of the 133rd anniversary of his birth, this week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a tribute to singularly extraordinary Parag...

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  • Added: May 02, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Kaare Norge, Credit: Kaare Norge
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features 400 years of popular music and interviews with Manuel Barrueco, Mark Cruz, and Kaare Norge.

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  • Added: Apr 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who discusses the hand injury which ended his pe...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Credit: Lukasz Kuropaczewski
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features 2016 interviews with Polish guitar virtuoso Lukasz Kuropaczewski, and Oklahoma City Univers...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Bill Kanengiser, Credit: William Kanengiser
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features an interview with the brilliantly witty and extraordinarily talented William Kanengiser of ...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Berta Rojas, Credit: Jeisson Rodriguez
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2017 interview with Paraguayan guitarist Berta Rojas and a 2018 interview with American g...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Alexander Dunn, Credit: Alexander Dunn
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Bach, Beethoven, Barrios-Mangore, Brouwer, an interview with Canadian guitarist Al...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Aaron Larget-Caplan, Credit: Aaron Larget-Caplan
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a live performance of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez,” recorded at the finals of the 2012 ...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who talks about his method of composition...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:59
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