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: Scott Tennant, Credit: Scott Tennant
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music from, or influenced by, the geographical location that has historically been identifi...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio), Red River Radio Network, KGHI, KMUN, KTOO and more


  • Added: Jan 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 33
Caption: Xuefei Yang, Credit: Xuefei Yang
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features an interview with Luiz Mantovani of the Brazilian Guitar Quartet, and music by Albeniz, Maz...

Bought by WSKG, Public Radio East, KTXK, Yellowstone Public Radio, Red River Radio Network and more


  • Added: Jan 15, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 43
Caption: Jacqueline Du Pre, Credit: Telegraph UK
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Falla, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Baumann, and Heinze, and an interview with composer an...

Bought by WRTI, WKMS, KACU, KTXK, WICR and more


  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: Berta Rojas, Credit: Berta Rojas
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features interviews with Paraguayan guitarist Berta Rojas, French guitarist Judicael Perroy, Scottis...

Bought by WUAL, WRTI, KTOO, KACU, WKMS and more


  • Added: Jan 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 47
Caption: Amsterdam Guitar Trio, Credit: RCA Records
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive features music about Winter, and more, including works by Vivaldi, Piazzolla, and the young Polish gu...

Bought by KTXK, WSKG, Public Radio East, WRTI, RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 45
Caption: LA Guitar Quartet, Credit: Delos Records
This week’s Classical Guitar Alive! features traditional and new music for Christmas and interviews with Canadian guitarist Liona Boyd and American...

Bought by KENW, KEDT, Delmarva Public Radio, WSKG, Yellowstone Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 31
Caption: Isaac Bustos, Credit: Isaac Bustos
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Vivaldi, Legnani, American composer Allan Cohen, Agustin Barrios Mangoré, an inter...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WRTI, KACU, Public Radio East, WSKG and more


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
Caption: Javier Calderon, Credit: Javier Calderon
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features a recording by Spanish guitarist Javier Riba (Albeniz) and also music by Hovhaness, Maximo ...

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


  • Added: Dec 04, 2019
  • Length: 59:28
  • Purchases: 47
Caption: Mark Mancina, Credit: photo by Tony Morris 2016
This week’s edition of CLASSICAL GUITAR ALIVE! features music by Bach, Giuliani, Torroba, Fred Hand, and a 2016 interview with 3-time Grammy-winnin...

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


  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 59:27
  • Purchases: 40
Caption: Andres Segovia, Credit: Wikipedia
This week’s edition of Classical Guitar Alive! features music by Granados, Rodrigo, Falla, and archived commentary by the legendary Spanish guitari...

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


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 43
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 WUAL, Yellowstone Public Radio, Public Radio East, KACU, WETS and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 44
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 WUAL, Yellowstone Public Radio, Public Radio East, KACU, WETS and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 42
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 WUAL, Public Radio East, Yellowstone Public Radio, WETS, WKMS and more


  • Added: Oct 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 43
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...

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  • 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 ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 50