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: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who discusses the hand injury which ended his pe...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Credit: Lukasz Kuropaczewski
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features 2016 interviews with Polish guitar virtuoso Lukasz Kuropaczewski, and Oklahoma City Univers...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Bill Kanengiser, Credit: William Kanengiser
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features an interview with the brilliantly witty and extraordinarily talented William Kanengiser of ...

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  • Added: Apr 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Berta Rojas, Credit: Jeisson Rodriguez
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2017 interview with Paraguayan guitarist Berta Rojas and a 2018 interview with American g...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Alexander Dunn, Credit: Alexander Dunn
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Bach, Beethoven, Barrios-Mangore, Brouwer, an interview with Canadian guitarist Al...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Aaron Larget-Caplan, Credit: Aaron Larget-Caplan
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a live performance of Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez,” recorded at the finals of the 2012 ...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2000 interview with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer, who talks about his method of composition...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 57:59
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Kermit Poling, Credit: Kermit Poling
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a 2018 interview with composer/conducto/broadcaster Kermit Poling, and his Guitar Concerto ...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 38
Caption: Philip Glass, Credit: Philip Glass
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Grieg, Granados, Renato Grisoni, and Philip Glass.

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  • Added: Feb 21, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Leo Brouwer and the world premiere recording of his piece for guitar quar...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Callum Henshaw, Credit: Jimmy Walsh
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with Australian guitarist Callum Henshaw, who has recorded music by Napoleon Cos...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Tim Kain and Guitar Trek, Credit: Guitar Trek
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features interviews with Timoth Kain, founding member of the long-running Australian ensemble Guitar...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Ronn McFarlane, Credit: Ronn McFarlane
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with French guitarist Judicael Perroy, John Williams, lutenist Ronn McFarlane an...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Concert Artists Guild
This week's edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features an interview with Brasil Guitar Duo member Douglas Lora and music by Kapsberger, Bach, Elme...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 39
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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
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...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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  • 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