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Interview with David Tanenbaum

A great interview with David Tanenbaum. This comes via Strings by Mail and their YouTube channel in collaboration with tonebase. If you are not familiar with Tanenbaum, you should be! He is a champion of new music and the guitar,…

Fabio Zanon – Interview: The Romantic Guitar

A wonderful interview with the legendary Brazilian guitarist Fabio Zanon. This video comes from the amazing GuitarCoop and their YouTube Channel. This is partly a promo for his CD but he talks a great deal about the history of the…

Sound: Crash Course in Physics

If you don’t already know about the excellent YouTube channel “CrashCourse“, they offer easy to absorb videos on complex science, physics, history, politics, psychology and more. This one is about sound and in collaboration with PBS. It has nothing to…

An Interview with John Williams

Three 20-minute long video interviews with the amazing guitarist, John Williams. You can also read/buy his biography via Amazon Kindle: Strings Attached: The Life and Music of John Williams. I don’t know why the actual physical book isn’t available, glad…

One Hour BBC Special on John Williams, Guitarist

Here’s a one hour BBC special of fifty years of John Williams including interviews with Williams and others such as Julian Bream. What a treat. Here’s the BBC blurb: “Fifty years of performances from guitarist John Williams that takes in…

Tips on Composing by Michael Karmon

This is a guest post by composer Michael Karmon Previously posted on Classical Guitar Canada It is truly wonderful that so many classical guitarists feel compelled to write for their instrument. Composing is often a rewarding and enjoyable experience, and…

Interview with John Schneiderman

I’m very excited to present this wonderful interview with one of my favourite and most respected guitarists, John Schneiderman. When I think of great playing and interesting projects I think of Schneiderman’s many recordings and concerts. Just the other day I was listening to…

An overview of the six-course guitar by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by luthier Clive Titmuss A big thank you to Clive for this fantastic and informative article previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his work and recordings. All…

The Vihuela: History and Style by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by Clive Titmuss  A big thank you to Clive for this fantastic and informative article previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his work and recordings. All images provided…

The Myth of Bach’s Lute Suites by Clive Titmuss

This is a guest post by Clive Titmuss  A big thank you to Clive for this epic article previously published on Classical Guitar Canada. Make sure to visit his website to see more of his work and recordings (earlymusicstudio.com). All images…