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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: Giovanni de Chiaro, Credit: Giovanni de Chiaro
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! is a celebration of music by American composers, and features an interview with Giovanni De Chiaro...

Bought by KTXK, KPRG, WNED, WETS, WDPR and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: John Williams, Credit: Sony Classical
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features new music by Canadian composer Patrick Roux, and works by Rodrigo, Sor, Brouwer, and Ludovi...

Bought by KTXK, KPRG, Public Radio East, WDPR, WEKU and more


  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Cacho Tirao, Credit: Cacho Tirao
This week’s program features music by Bach, Rossini, Ernesto Cordero, Faure, Andrew York and Cacho Tirao.

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  • Added: Jul 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Kaare Norge, Credit: Kaare Norge
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features 400 years of popular music and interviews with Mark Cruz, Kaare Norge and Manuel Barrueco. ...

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Stephen Robinson, Credit: Stephen Robinson
This week's edition of the Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with Oregon Guitar Quartet member Bryan Johanson, who discusses their CD “Cl...

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  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Kevin Taylor, Credit: Kevin Taylor
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features new recordings and a 2016 interview with guitarist-composer/educator Kevin Taylor, founder ...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Matthew Dunne, Credit: Matthew Dunne
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music written about Summer, and an interview with composer Matthew Dunne, whose work “Appal...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Stephen Goss, Credit: Stephen Gosss
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive features an interview with British composer Stephen Goss, who discusses his commission to write a concerto f...

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  • Added: Aug 17, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Celso Machado, Credit: Celso Machado
This week’s program features some out-of-the-ordinary repertoire, including Giuliani’s concerto for the tiny terz guitar, the world premiere record...

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  • Added: Aug 24, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Lorenzo Micheli, Credit: Lorenzo Micheli
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features Armenian-American composer Loris Chobanian’s flamenco-inpired “Concierto del Fuego,” and in...

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  • Added: Aug 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Pepe Romero, Credit: Pepe Romero
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a look at how political events have shaped music history from the 16th Century to 20th Cent...

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  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Oleg Timofeyev, Credit: Oleg Timofeyev
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2016 interview with Oleg Timofeyev, founder of the Russian Guitar Quartet, who discusses ...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: David Russell, Credit: David Russell
This week’s program is titled “Virtuoso Variations”, and features works written in variation form by Handel, Carulli, Rodrigo, and Giuliani.

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Classical Guitar Alive!, Credit: Classical Guitar Alive
This special fundraiser edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! is a fundraiser program that is available for free to all stations.

Bought by Delmarva Public Radio, KMFA, WSKG, WHRV, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2016
  • Length: 46:24
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Karin Schaupp, Credit: Karin Schaupp
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features new releases and music by Bach, Tomas Marco, Tarrega, and Richard Charlton.

Bought by KJJF, KPRG, WETS, WDPR, Public Radio East and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Carlos Rafael Rivera, Credit: Carlos Rafael Rivera
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2016 interview with award-winning American composer Carlos Rafael Rivera, whose music has been r...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Kyu-Hee Park, Credit: Kyu-Hee Park
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music from Argentina, Italy, and Australia, with works from the Baroque to 20th and 21st Ce...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Peter Breiner, Credit: Peter Breiner
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! is primarily devoted to one large (49 minutes!) work, Peter Breiner’s “Carmen Concerto”, which is ba...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 36
Caption: Pepe Romero, Credit: Decca Records
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an October 2016 interview with the great Spanish virtuoso guitarist Pepe Romero, who reflec...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Roland Dyens, Credit: Roland Dyens
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a tribute to the internationally-renowned and beloved virtuoso French guitarist-composer Ro...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2016
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35