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In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon sits down for an interview with internationally renowned artist Sharon Isbin. Here Sharon shares many wonderful and engaging stories about her life in music and talks about many of her collaborations and projects with some of the most well-known figures in music around the world. […]

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http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/prodigy-sunday-5-enrique-oliveira-11-plays-the-spanish-folk-song-el-vito/

Young Brazilian guitarist Enrique Oliveira would be turning 20 this year. I wonder if he’s still playing! Alas, an internet search did not turn up any information about this talented youngster, who shows amazing flamenco chops in this video from 2009. If you know anything about what became of him, comment or drop us a […]

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http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/video-pick-of-the-week-artis-guitar-duo-play-rodrigos-tonadilla/

Joaquín Rodrigo’s sprawling and demanding two-guitar piece Tonadilla was first performed in 1959 in Lille, France, by the finest guitar duo of that era, the incomparable French couple Ida Presti and Alexandre Lagoya. John Williams & Julian Bream and the Assad Brothers are among the other notable duos to play it subsequently. Those are a tough standards […]

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http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/method-antonio-lauros-la-negra-grapples-with-the-polymeters-and-hemiolas-of-a-vals-venezolano/

BY RHAYN JOOSTE | FROM THE SPRING 2018 ISSUE OF CLASSICAL GUITAR La Negra, by Antonio Lauro (1917–1986), is a lyrical vals venezolano (Venezuelan waltz) composed in 1976. This lesson will explore its polymeters and hemiolas, Romanticism, right-hand control, and left-hand stretching. OVERVIEW Now considered among the foremost 20th century South American composers for the […]

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http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/cg-news-bites-congrats-to-chia-wei-lin-pablo-villegas-and-carlos-barbosa-lima/

Hearty congratulations are in order for three exceptional guitarists: Taiwanese guitarist Chia-Wei Lin, just 19 years old, was the winner of the first European Guitar Concerto Competition, held January 9–February 4 in Groningen, the Netherlands. The three-round contest required the participants (who represented many countries) to play a concerto in each round. Lin is a […]

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http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/gear-review-ortega-ben-woods-signature-model-has-a-handsome-voice/

BY ADAM PERLMUTTER | FROM THE SPRING 2018 ISSUE OF CLASSICAL GUITAR Not long ago, Ben Woods was in Valencia, Spain, in a guitar workshop’s wood-drying room, where he selected the billet of cedar that would be used in a new instrument. The guitar ended up serving as the prototype for his new Ortega namesake […]