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: Gary Ryan CD, Credit: Gary Ryan
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music by Giuliani, Carcassi, Peter Warlock, Vicente Sojo, and an interview with British guit...

Bought by KMUN, KGHI, KEDT, KTRL, WHRV and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 29
Caption: Dr. Mariam Renno Boccali, Credit: Dr. Mariam Renno Boccali
The Classical Guitar Alive nonprofit organization, (which produces this Classical Guitar Alive! internationally-distributed radio program), also ad...

Bought by WETS, WSKG, KACU, WKMS, KTOO and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Slava Grigoryan, Credit: Slava Grigoryan
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features major works by Giuliani, Torroba, Sergio Assad, and an interview with Australian composer S...

Bought by KTXK, Public Radio East, WUAL, WETS, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Celil Refik Kaya's Naxos CD: Volume 4, Guitar Music by Agustín Barrios Mangoré, Credit: Naxos Records
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features two time-honored classics and two world premieres, including: Rodrigo’s “Aranjuez, Mon Amou...

Bought by WUAL, Public Radio East, WSKG, WETS, KTTZ and more


  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: Brasil Guitar Duo, Credit: Brasil Guitar Duo
This week’s program features music by Bach, Mozart, and an interview with Brasil Guitar Duo members Joao Luiz and Douglas Lora, who speak about wor...

Bought by Public Radio East, WSKG, WETS, KCCU Radio, KACU and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 48
Caption: Emma Rush, Credit: Emma Rush
This week’s program features a 2018 interview with Canadian guitarist Emma Rush, and music by Bach, Rodrigo, Piazzolla, Giuliani, Carlo Domeniconi,...

Bought by Public Radio East, WETS, KACU, WSKG, WKMS and more


  • Added: Jul 16, 2019
  • Length: 59:27
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Nikita Koshkin, Credit: Nikita Koshkin
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! opens with a guitar duet by composer Anton Diabelli, who is perhaps best known as Beethoven’s music ...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Midsummer night's dream, Credit: Sir Joseph Noel Paton
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music written about Summer by Vivaldi, Purcell, Piazzolla, Matthew Dunne, composer of "Appa...

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: Neil Armstrong, Credit: NASA
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! is a celebration of music by American composers, and features an interview with Giovanni De Chiaro,...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Yamandu Costa, Credit: Yamandu Costa
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features Baroque music by Bach, Lully, Zamboni, and works by Brazilian composers Vagner Cunha and Is...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: Leo Brouwer and Iliana Matos, Credit: Iliana Matos
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features new recordings of music by Vivaldi, Barrios Mangoré, and contemporary composers Leo Brouwer...

Bought by WETS, WKMS, High Plains Public Radio, WUAL, WICR and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: Trio de Cologne, Credit: GHA Records
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Mozart, Marais, and more, including music by Satie, Arnaud Dumond, Ponce, Raimo Ka...

Bought by KTXK, Public Radio East, WRTI, Yellowstone Public Radio, WKMS and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Grigoryan Brothers, Credit: ABC Classics
This week’s program features music with two guitars by Bach, Pierre Petit, Spanish film score and concert music composer Anton Garcia Abril, and tw...

Bought by WETS, WKMS, Public Radio East, High Plains Public Radio, KTOO and more


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: SoloDuo CD Beethoven for Two, Credit: Decca Records
This week’s program features music by Beethoven and two of his contemporaries, Ferdinando Carulli, and Mauro Giuliani, and an interview with Isaac ...

Bought by High Plains Public Radio, WKMS, WEKU, WUAL, KTXK and more


  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Mario Castlenuovo-Tedesco, Credit: Library of Congress
This week’s program features a tribute to one of the most prolific and important 20th Century composers of music for guitar: Mario Castelnuovo-Tede...

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  • Added: May 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Rupert Boyd, Credit: Rupert Boyd
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Australian performers and/or composers and a May 1, 2019 interview with Australian...

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  • Added: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 47
Caption: Cacho Tirao, Credit: Cacho Tirao
This week’s program features music by Bach, Rossini, Ernesto Cordero, Faure, Andrew York and Cacho Tirao.

Bought by WETS, WKMS, Public Radio East, WUAL, WRTI and more


  • Added: May 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: Rolf Lislevand, Credit: Rolf Lislevand
This week’s program features music with percussion, both original works and arrangements, including Boccherini’s “Fandango” Quintet, Richard Harvey...

Bought by WETS, WKMS, WUAL, High Plains Public Radio, KTXK and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: David Russell, Credit: David Russell
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features works by Hungarian composers Bela Bartok, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Ferenc Snetberger, Antal Pus...

Bought by Public Radio East, WUAL, WRTI, WICR, KTXK and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Filomena Moretti, Credit: Filomena Moretti
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez,” Brouwer’s “Danzas Concertantes,” and music by Sor, piani...

Bought by WETS, WKMS, WUAL, KTXK, WICR and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44