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: Alexander Dunn, Credit: Alexander Dunn
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Bach, Beethoven, Barrios, and an interview with Canadian guitarist Alexander Dunn.

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Dr. Mariam Renno-Boccali , Credit: Dr. Mariam Renno-Boccali
This week’s episode of CGA! features an interview with French international guitar competition prize winner and medical doctor Mariam Renno-Boccali...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Lily Afshar, Credit: Lily Afshar
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features interviews with guitarist/Bridge Records producer David Starobin, and guitarist Lily Afshar.

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: William Kanengiser, Credit: William Kanengiser
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! delves into the exciting and controversial world of music performance competitions, and features suc...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Benjamin Verdery, Credit: Benjamin Verdery
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: Jan 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Mark Mancina, Credit: Mark Mancina
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music from films and an October 2015 interview with one of Hollywood’s leading composers: g...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Marian Budos, Credit: Marian Budos
This week’s program features interviews with Slovak-Australian composer Marian Budos, and American composer Dana Wilson, and music by Corelli, Cast...

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  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 34
Caption: John Williams, Credit: John Williams
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is devoted to music by performer/composers, and features interviews with several of today’s leading ...

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Susan McDonald, Credit: J.M. Lennon
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is titled “Live from NY, Syria, and Brazil, and features performances recorded at the 2015 Barrios i...

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  • Added: Feb 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 34
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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 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Michael Quantz, Credit: Michael Quantz
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Bach, Jobim, French guitarist-composer Roland Dyens, Estonian composer Raimo Kangr...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Tim Kain, Credit: Tim Kain
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with Australian guitarist Timothy Kain, founding member of the ensemble Guitar T...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Avi Avital, Credit: Avi Avital
This week's CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features a 2015 interview with Israeli classical mandolinist Avi Avital.

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: David Leisner & Zuill Bailey CD, Credit: Azica Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features the 2016 chart-topping cd by cellist Zuill Bailey and guitarist David Leisner, plus music b...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who discusses two approaches to his compo...

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  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 38
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 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Vadim Kolpakov and Madonna, Credit: Madonna
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! Features Gypsy music from the Russian and Eastern European Romani tradition, and a 2015 interview wi...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: David Russell, Credit: David Russell
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! is titled “Family Portraits”, and features musical portraits of all kinds and a 2015 interview with ...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Nitsuga Mangore (Agustin Barrios Mangore)
In honor of the 131st anniversary of his birth, this week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive features a tribute to Paraguayan guitarist-composer A...

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  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: William Kanengiser, Credit: William Kanengiser
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features an interview with William Kanengiser of the Grammy-winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, who ...

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  • Added: May 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:27
  • Purchases: 38