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: Philip Glass, Credit: Philip Glass
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Grieg, Granados, Renato Grisoni, and Philip Glass.

Bought by KMUN, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KTOO, WHRV, WEKU and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 32
Caption: Nicolo Paganini
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Paganini and a 2018 interview with composer/conductor/broadcaster Kermit Poling, a...

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


  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Judicael Perroy, Credit: Judicael Perroy
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with French guitarist Judicael Perroy, John Williams, lutenist Ronn McFarlane an...

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


  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Amsterdam Guitar Trio, Credit: Amsterdam Guitar Trio
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: Jan 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Leo Brouwer and the world premiere recording of his piece for guitar quar...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WETS, WICR, WRTI, KTXK and more


  • Added: Jan 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Guitar Trek, Credit: Guitar Trek
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features interviews with Timoth Kain, founding member of the long-running Australian ensemble Guitar...

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  • Added: Jan 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Anne Gastinel Pablo Marquez, Credit: Naive Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features new music by Duo Amaral (Vivaldi), Argentine composer Jorge Morel’s Concierto Rapsodico, a ...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: CD Castellani-Andriaccio Duo, Credit: Fleur du Son Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music by Mozart, Marcello, William Beauvis, Aguado, and Garoto, and interviews with the Cast...

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  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 44
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: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: 2005 Christmas Sign White House, Credit: Tony Morris
This week’s Classical Guitar Alive! features traditional and new music for Christmas and interviews with Canadian guitarist Liona Boyd and American...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Sergio Assad, Credit: Sergio Assad
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is devoted to music by virtuoso performers who also composers, and features interviews with several ...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, KWBU, WICR, WETS, KTXK and more


  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 59:43
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Mirjam Shroder, Credit: Mirjam Shroder
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features the world premiere recording of Russian composer Nikita Koshkin’s “Megaron Concerto,” Arge...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Great Necks Trio, Credit: Great Necks Trio
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Bach, Scriabin, Carlo Domeniconi, Arturo Marquez, and a 2018 with Matthew Rohde of...

Bought by WUAL, WETS, WICR, WRTI, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
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 WUAL, WETS, WICR, Public Radio East, WRTI and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 43
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 GCR (Global Community Radio), KENW, Iowa Public Radio, WEKU, KEDT and more


  • Added: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
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 WICR, Public Radio East, WUAL, WEKU, WRTI and more


  • Added: Nov 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
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