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: Gregg Nestor, Credit: Gregg Nestor
This week’s program features an interview with guitarist and Hollywood filmscore arranger/music prep artist Gregg Nestor, and music by Albeniz, Giu...

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  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Ann Ireland's novel, "The Blue Guitar" , Credit: Dundurn Books
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Ann Ireland, author of the novel “The Blue Guitar,” a story about an inte...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Trio de Cologne, Credit: GHA Records
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by three French composers (Marais, Satie, and Arnaud Dumond) and more, with works by ...

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  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: SoloDuo's Lorenzo Micheli, Matteo Mela, and Tony Morris, Credit: William Bogel IV
This week’s program features an interview with the young Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli, who perform and record together as Sol...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: John Schneiderman, Credit: John Schneiderman
This week’s program features an interview and music performed by multi-instrumentalist John Schneiderman. Proficient on Renaissance and Baroque lut...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Angel Romero, Credit: EMI Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! celebrates the musical contributions from Latin America- the Spanish and Portuguese- speaking countr...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Ana Vidovic, Credit: William Bogel IV
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with the young Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic, who talks about her Torroba CD,...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Carlo Domeniconi, Credit: Carlo Domeniconi
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features pieces and recordings which have become phenomenally popular; and an interview with compose...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Sergio Assad, Credit: Sergio Assad
This week’s program features two 21st Century world premiere recordings: Nikita Koshkin’s Guitar Quintet, and Sergio Assad’s “Interchange” concerto...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Thomas Humphrey, Credit: Thomas Humphrey
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an artist profile of one of the greatest American luthiers of the late 20th/early 21st Cent...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Cesar Amaro, Credit: Cesar Amaro
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features some the world premiere recording of Russian composer Nikita Koshkin’s “Megaron Concerto,”...

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  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Jose Lezcano, Credit: Jose Lezcano
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Cuban-American guitarist-composer Jose Lezcano, who talks about his chamb...

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Los Romeros, Credit: Los Romeros
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music for four- a quartet of guitarists, a string trio with guitar, a concerto for 4 guita...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Pat Coldrick, Credit: Pat Coldrick
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with Irish guitarist Pat Coldrick, and composer/flutist Carmen Maret of the Foli...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Dr. Matthew Dunne, Credit: Dr. Matthew Dunne
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music written about Summer, and an interview with composer Matthew Dunne, whose work “Appal...

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  • Added: Jul 05, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Katona Twins, Credit: Katona Twins
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music for three- a guitar trio, guitar duos plus cello, and a mixed ensemble of flute, viol...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Andrew Zohn, Credit: Andrew Zohn
This week’s program features Brazil’s Quarternaglia Quartet’s live performance at the Round Top Guitar Festival, a rare recording of Leo Brouwer’s ...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Tino Andersen, Credit: Tino Andersen
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2017 interview with Norwegian guitarist educator/performer Tino Andersen, who talks about...

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  • Added: Jun 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Brasil Guitar Duo
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is titled “Bach and Beyond”, and features music inspired or influenced by music of Johann Sebastian ...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Alan Hovhaness, Credit: Alan Hovhaness
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music from Asia Minor and more, including music from Turkey, Armenia, Greece and Macedonia.

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  • Added: May 31, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 39