Category Reviews & New Releases

Review: Súplica by Duo Amaral

Súplica by Duo Amaral www.duoamaral.com Buy or listen to samples: Listen to Súplica “Duo Amaral, launched in 2008 by Jorge Amaral and Mia Pomerantz-Amaral, are classical guitarists who are gaining momentum and steadily attracting audiences in the USA and abroad,…

My Stage by Ben Lahring

My Stage by Ben Lahring benlahring.com Buy or listen to samples on Amazon: My Stage The debut album by New York based guitarist Ben Lahring. The album is a mix of well known classics, some welcomed folk-based arrangements, and original compositions…

Review: Ioana Gandrabur – Guitar Masterpieces

Ioana Gandrabur – Guitar Masterpieces Guitar Masterpieces From Bach to Barrios [Originally reviewed on Classical Guitar Canada in 2012] Buy or listen to samples: Ioana Gandrabur Guitar Masterpieces via Amazon Release Date: 2010 Copyright: 2010 Ioana Gandrabur Total Length: 1:06:16 Repertoire: J.S. Bach…

Review: Murata Guitar Rests (Guitar Support)

A review of the Murata GR-2B, Guitar Rest. Clamps instead of suction cups make a ton of sense.  Violinist’s have been using clamps for chin-rests for decades but the guitar world is just catching on now. Pros Relatively simple and…

Review: Soñando Caminos by Daniel Bolshoy

Eduardo Sainz de la Maza (1903-1982) SOÑANDO CAMINOS ŒUVRES POUR GUITARE | GUITAR WORKS by Daniel Bolshoy Release Date: September 6, 2011 Label: ATMA Classique Copyright: (C) 2011 ATMA Classique Listen to samples or buy on Amazon: Maza: Soñando caminos TRACKS:…

Review: The Golden Century by Alan Rinehart

The Golden Century by Alan Rinehart Artist Website: alanrinehart.com Listen to samples or buy via Amazon: The Golden Century Programme notes: Click Here (PDF) Previously Published on Classical Guitar Canada in 2011. I had the joy of meeting Alan Rinehart two…

Review: The Early Romantic Guitar by Murray Visscher

The Early Romantic Guitar by Murray Visscher, 19th Century Guitar Titania, 2010 Repertoire: Francois de Fossa (Op. 12, Cinquième Fantasie sur l’air des Folies d’Espagne) Mauro Giuliani (Op. 33, 12 Ecossoises) & (Op. 102, Introduction et Variation ) Ferdinando Carulli…

Review: Images by Rob MacDonald

Images by Rob MacDonald With the Madawaska String Quartet (Rebecca van der Post, Sarah Fraser Raff, Anna Redekop, Amber Ghent) & Peter Palovsky, double bass Previously published on Classical Guitar Canada in December, 2010 Canadian guitarist Rob MacDonald is well…