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Playlist: Classical guitar

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Classical Guitar Alive! (Series)

Produced by Tony Morris

Most recent piece in this series:

24-33 Scarlatti, Guastavino, Gnattali, Mertz, Lorca, Presti

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


TO: All Stations

FR: Tony Morris

DT: August 12, 2024

RE: ***** CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE!  24-33 Scarlatti, Guastavino, Gnattali, Mertz, Lorca, Presti


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)



   Scarlatti: Sonata in A Major, K322       Ik Whan Ji, guitar

               “Scarlatti”  (KGA Korean Guitar Association 2023) 1:44


  Carlos Guastavino: Guitar Sonata No. 1          Ausias Parejo, guitar

                                   “Ausias Parejo: Guitar Laureate”  (Naxos 2024) 15:11


Gnattali: Guitar Concerto #4 “Brasileira”  Marco Salcito, guitar,

                    Abruzzese Symphony Orchestra, Marcello Bufalini, conductor

                    “Gnattali: 4 Concertinos for Guitar and Orchestra (Brilliant Classics 2017) 13:39


Johann Kaspar Mertz: Nocturne, op. 4, no. 2: Andantino        David Leisner, guitar

                              “Charms to Soothe” (Azica 2024) 2:04


Federico Garcia Lorca: 7 Canciones Espanolas Antiguos   Annette Cleary, cello, John Feeley, guitar

                                          “Romancero” (Sat Music 2022) 21:28


Ida Presti: Etude IV           Carlotta Dalia, guitar

     “Ida Presti: Complete Guitar Music”  (DotGuitar 2021) 1:03





This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Scarlatti, Argentine composer Carlos Guastavino, Brazilian composer Radames Gnattali, Mertz, Federico Garcia Lorca, and Ida Presti.


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 over 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.