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: SoloDuo CD Beethoven for Two, Credit: Decca Records
This week’s program features music by Beethoven and two of his contemporaries, Ferdinando Carulli, and Mauro Giuliani, and an interview with Isaac ...

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  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Mario Castlenuovo-Tedesco, Credit: Library of Congress
This week’s program features a tribute to one of the most prolific and important 20th Century composers of music for guitar: Mario Castelnuovo-Tede...

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  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Rupert Boyd, Credit: Rupert Boyd
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Australian performers and/or composers and a May 1, 2019 interview with Australian...

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  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 47
Caption: Cacho Tirao, Credit: Cacho Tirao
This week’s program features music by Bach, Rossini, Ernesto Cordero, Faure, Andrew York and Cacho Tirao.

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  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Rolf Lislevand, Credit: Rolf Lislevand
This week’s program features music with percussion, both original works and arrangements, including Boccherini’s “Fandango” Quintet, Richard Harvey...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: David Russell, Credit: David Russell
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features works by Hungarian composers Bela Bartok, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Ferenc Snetberger, Antal Pus...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Filomena Moretti, Credit: Filomena Moretti
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez,” Brouwer’s “Danzas Concertantes,” and music by Sor, piani...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: Angel Romero, Credit: EMI Records
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features new releases and music by Bach, Tomas Marco, Tarrega, and Richard Charlton.

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Julian Bream, Credit: RCA Records
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features Giuliani’s Sonata Eroica, Berkeley’s Sonatina, the Clicking Symphony by Estonian composer R...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Book of Signs CD cover, Credit: Naxos Records
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: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Duo Tenebroso, Credit: Duo Tenebroso
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features the world premiere recording of Simone Ianarelli’s “Concierto de Petrer,” and a April 2018 ...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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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 celebrated his 80th birthday on Marc...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Brasil Guitar Duo
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: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Philip Glass, Credit: Philip Glass
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Grieg, Granados, Renato Grisoni, and Philip Glass.

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 42
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...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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