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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: Duo Amaral, Credit: Duo Amaral
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features new music by Duo Amaral (Vivaldi), Argentine composer Jorge Morel’s Concierto Rapsodico, a ...

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KJJF, Interlochen Public Radio, KWBU, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Christina Sandsengen, Credit: Christina Sandsengen
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music by Mozart and more, and Dec. 2017 interviews with the Castellani-Andriaccio Duo and No...

Bought by WETS, WICR, Delmarva Public Radio, WEKU, Interlochen Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Marek Pasieczny, Credit: Marek Pasieczny
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music about Winter, and more, including works by Vivaldi, Piazzolla, and the young Polish gu...

Bought by WICR, WEKU, KTXK, Delmarva Public Radio, KTTZ and more


  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Liona Boyd, Credit: Liona Boyd
This week’s program features music for Christmas and interviews with American guitarist-composer Mark Cruz and Canadian guitarist Liona Boyd.

Bought by KTXK, RadioFreePalmer, KMUN, Public Radio East, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Brazilian Guitar Quartet, Credit: Brazilian Guitar Quartet
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features an interview with Luiz Mantovani of the Brazilian Guitar Quartet, and music by Albeniz, Maz...

Bought by WEKU, Interlochen Public Radio, Delmarva Public Radio, KWBU, KTRL and more


  • Added: Dec 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Ron Pearl, Credit: Ron Pearl
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with composer and guitarist Ronald Pearl, who talks about is Turkish literatur...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Julian Bream, Credit: RCA Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a recording by Spanish guitarist Javier Riba (Albeniz) and also music by Hovhaness, Maximo ...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Mark Mancina, Credit: Mark Mancina
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music for Thanksgiving, and an interview with 3-time Grammy-winning film score composer Mar...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Eliot Fisk, Credit: Keitaro Yoshioka
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features three 2017 interviews, including: American guitarist Eliot Fisk, who talks about musical in...

Bought by WICR, KBYU/BYU Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, KTXK, KWBU and more


  • Added: Nov 15, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Berta Rojas, Credit: Javier Valdez
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features 2017 interviews with French guitarist Judicael Perroy, Paraguayan guitarist Berta Rojas, Sc...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Shaun Rigney, Credit: Shaun Rigney
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features major works by Giuliani, Torroba, Sergio Assad, and an interview with Australian composer S...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Rene Izquierdo, Credit: Rene Izquierdo
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Cuban guitarist Rene Izquierdo, and music by Jorge Morel, Leo Brouwer, Ch...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Assad Duo, Credit: Assad Duo
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features great collaborations and music by Ponce, Moscheles, Giuliani, Walton, Assad, and Lennon-McC...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, WICR, KTXK, KBYU/BYU Radio, WEKU and more


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Gregg Nestor, Credit: Gregg Nestor
This week’s program features an interview with guitarist and Hollywood filmscore arranger/music prep artist Gregg Nestor, and music by Albeniz, Giu...

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio, WETS, WICR, KJJF, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 11, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Ann Ireland's novel, "The Blue Guitar" , Credit: Dundurn Books
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Ann Ireland, author of the novel “The Blue Guitar,” a story about an inte...

Bought by WICR, Interlochen Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, Delmarva Public Radio, WEKU and more


  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Trio de Cologne, Credit: GHA Records
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by three French composers (Marais, Satie, and Arnaud Dumond) and more, with works by ...

Bought by WICR, Spokane Public Radio, KBYU/BYU Radio, KTXK, WEKU and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: SoloDuo's Lorenzo Micheli, Matteo Mela, and Tony Morris, Credit: William Bogel IV
This week’s program features an interview with the young Italian guitarists Matteo Mela and Lorenzo Micheli, who perform and record together as Sol...

Bought by WICR, WEKU, KBYU/BYU Radio, Interlochen Public Radio, KMFA and more


  • Added: Sep 19, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: John Schneiderman, Credit: John Schneiderman
This week’s program features an interview and music performed by multi-instrumentalist John Schneiderman. Proficient on Renaissance and Baroque lut...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Angel Romero, Credit: EMI Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! celebrates the musical contributions from Latin America- the Spanish and Portuguese- speaking countr...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Ana Vidovic, Credit: William Bogel IV
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with the young Croatian guitarist Ana Vidovic, who talks about her Torroba CD,...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 36