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: Victor Villadangos, Credit: Victor Villadangos
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features our second look at music by Argentine composers, with works by Piazzolla, Morel, Blazquez, ...

Bought by WUOT 91.9 FM, WXXI, KMFA, KTXK, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Jorge Cabellero & Axis String Quartet, Credit: Jorge Cabellero & Axis String Quarte
This week’s program features songs and dances by Granados, Turina, Llobet, and more, and the world premiere of Jorge Morel’s “Songs and Dances” for...

Bought by KTOO, KSTK, Red River Radio Network, RadioFreePalmer, WSKG and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 35
Caption: Amadeus Duo, Credit: Amadeus Duo
This week’s Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Handel, Chopin, and more, and interviews with Malaysian-born virtuoso and respected pedagogue...

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio, WETS, WKMS, KACU, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Assad Duo, Credit: Nonesuch Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features two concerto premieres, including Sergio Assad’s triple concerto, “Originis,” for violinis...

Bought by WUAL, Public Radio East, Yellowstone Public Radio, WETS, KTXK and more


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 41
Caption: Lily Afshar, Credit: Lily Afshar
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Silvius Leopold Weiss, Fernando Sor, Vladislav Uspensky, Peter Lanksy, and Asik Ve...

Bought by WUAL, Yellowstone Public Radio, Public Radio East, Red River Radio Network, WKMS and more


  • Added: Oct 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Leo Brouwer, Credit: Leo Brouwer
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Agustin Barrios Mangoré, Leo Brouwer’s 5th Guitar Concerto “Helsinki”, one of Carulli’s l...

Bought by WUAL, Yellowstone Public Radio, Public Radio East, WETS, KACU and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Fabio Zanon, Credit: Fabio Zanon
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features two Brazilian Rarities: Villa-Lobos: Introduction to the Choro, Radames Gnattali: Concerto f...

Bought by WUAL, Public Radio East, KWBU, WETS, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: Frank Wallace, Credit: Frank Wallace
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features new music from Mexico, Uruguay, and the United States, plus a classic of the Spanish guitar...

Bought by WUAL, Yellowstone Public Radio, Public Radio East, KACU, WICR and more


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 39
Caption: Hopkinson Smith, Credit: Philippe Gontier
This week's edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features the world premiere recording of a new concerto by Australian composer Ross Edwards, and mus...

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


  • Added: Sep 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
Caption: Liisa Randalu, Credit: Liisa Randalu
This edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music spanning four centuries from Scotland, Spain, Australia, and the Amazon and more, including ...

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


  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 50
Caption: Bela Fleck, Credit: Bela Fleck
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music by Beethoven and more, and interviews with Grammy-winning banjo player/arranger/compos...

Bought by 'The Sea', WUAL, Public Radio East, WETS, KLRE and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 37
Caption: Stephen Robinson, Credit: Stephen Robinson
This week's edition of the Classical Guitar Alive! features interviews with Oregon Guitar Quartet member Bryan Johanson, who discusses their CD “Cl...

Bought by Public Radio East, WUAL, WETS, KACU, KBYU/BYU Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 46
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 WUAL, WSKG, WETS, KACU, WKMS and more


  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
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 Public Radio East, WETS, WSKG, KACU, WKMS and more


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
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