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Playlist: Classical guitar

Compiled By: Don Maue

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Classical Guitar Alive! (Series)

Produced by Tony Morris

Most recent piece in this series:

24-24 Cimarosa, Mertz, Ponce “Sonata Romantica,” Morel’s Fantasia de la Danza”

From Tony Morris | Part of the Classical Guitar Alive! series | 58:58


TO: All Stations

FR: Tony Morris

DT: June 10, 2024

RE: ***CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE!   24-24 Cimarosa, Mertz, Ponce “Sonata Romantica,” Morel’s Fantasia de la Danza”


In Cue: MUSIC IN "Hello and welcome to..."

Out Cue: "...another edition of Classical Guitar Alive!"

Program Length: 58:57



 Bizet:  Carmen Suite: Prelude       Los Romeros, guitar quartet

                                                        (Philips 412-609)



Cimarosa: Sonata in G Minor              Hannu Anala, guitar,  Mari Mantyla, decacorde

             “Musica Barocca a Due”   (Alba 2023) (3:39)


Mertz: Duo Concertant uber ein Theme aus Elisir d’amore     Brian Torosian, guitar,

                                                                                                 David Schrader, piano

                           “Mertz: Guitar & Piano Duos”      (Brian Torosian 2012) (9:13)            


Ponce: Sonata Romantica  “Homage a Schubert”      Jason Vieaux, guitar

                                “Manuel Ponce: Guitar Sonatas” (Azica 2001) (22:31)


Morel: Fantasia de la Danza                     Krzysztof Pelech, guitar,
                                              Capella Bydgostiensis,  Michal Nesterowicz, conductor

                                         (Luthier Music 2006) (20:05)




This week’s program features a keyboard sonata by Cimarosa arranged for guitar and decacorde (10-string guitar), Mertz’s Duo Concertant for guitar and piano on a theme from the Donizetti opera The Elixir of Love, Manuel Ponce’s Sonata Romantica in homage to Franz Schubert, and Argentine composer Jorge Morel’s “Fantasia de la Danza” for guitar and orchestra.


CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! is a weekly one-hour music with interviews program that is sound-rich, energetic, and has a positive vibe. It is an audience bridge-builder program that attracts both core classical audience and fans of all kinds of acoustic music.


Classical Guitar Alive! celebrates 25 years of national distribution and airs each week on over 200 stations. FUNDRAISER EDITION of Classical Guitar Alive! is available here to all stations: http://www.prx.org/pieces/187790-fundraiser-editio


CGA! is a winner at PRX's 13th Annual Zeitfunk Awards: #1 Most Licensed Producer, and #2 Most Licensed Series.