Blog articles in: Music History

Classical (Guitar) Listening Guide, pt. 1 

Written by Rob Watson  As a teacher of style of guitar that could be thought of as somewhat ‘niche’, I’ve found myself in the position of educating my students about the history of the classical guitar and its most notable pieces and performers. Nearly everyone has an idea of what “Spanish Guitar’, or even what […]

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Get to Know Your Classical Guitar Composers

Episode 1. Fernando Sor: A Pivotal Figure in Classical Guitar History   Fernando Sor (1778-1839), born in Barcelona, Spain, was a prolific composer, virtuoso guitarist, and an influential figure in the world of classical guitar music. His compositions and contributions to the guitar repertoire transformed the instrument’s role from an accompaniment instrument to a solo […]

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