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: 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...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 32
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...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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
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
  • Purchases: 40
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
  • Purchases: 39
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
  • Purchases: 40
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
  • Purchases: 38