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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:

17-51 Christmas Music, Mark Cruz, Liona Boyd Interviews

From Tony Morris | Part of the Classical Guitar Alive! series | 58:57


FR: Tony Morris

DT: December 14, 2017


Title: Christmas Music, Mark Cruz, Liona Boyd Interviews

Total length: 58:57


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)


  Traditional Welsh: Deck the Halls  Kevin Gallagher, guitar

                                                        (Robert Victor 1)                                


  Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite      Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

                                                   (Delos 3132)                                          


  Small: December 26                     Small/Torres Guitar Duo

  Trad.: Bring a Torch, Jeanette      Nancy Hair, cello

  Trad:  In Dulci Jubilo                     Kathy Lord, oboe

                                                   Nancy Roth, violin

   (Shadow Mountain 52802)

                                                       (Shadow Mountain 55882)


  Adam: O Holy Night                       Kevin Gallagher, guitar

                                                    (Robert Victor 1)


  Interview: Liona Boyd: “Yes, it was a perfect title …  … how exciting it is to learn the guitar- what better introduction.”


  Trad: Spanish Carol                      Liona Boyd, guitar

  Robertson: Prelude on Huron Carol Toronto Orchestra

  Trad: Yuletide Garland                   (Moston Records 9905-700212)


Christmas Medley                           Kevin Gallagher, guitar

    (Robert Victor 1)


Interview: Mark Cruz: “Yeah, my favorite Christmas memory is my brother Manuel…   … and one I’ll never forget.”


Traditional, arr. Cruz: We 3 Kings, We wish you   Mark Cruz, guitar

                                                        (MAC 2015)





This week’s program features music for Christmas and interviews with American guitarist-composer Mark Cruz and Canadian guitarist Liona Boyd.


Classical Guitar Alive! welcomes new stations of the Texas Public Radio network, and celebrates 20 years of national distribution and is broadcast each week on over 200 stations internationally.


CGA! is a winner at PRX (Public Radio Exchange)’s 13th Annual Zeitfunk Awards:

#1 Most Licensed Producer (Tony Morris), and

#2 for Most Licensed Series (Classical Guitar Alive!)