Graham Wade gives a serious listen to Tilman’s Hoppstock’s two-disc collection of Bach guitar pieces. Tilman Hoppstock explains in his liner notes that this double compact disc set consists of “productions made over the course of 22 years between 1979 and 2001”; in effect all the music by J.S. Bach the artist has so far [...]
Here's classical guitarist Craig Ogden's take on the Christmas favorite "Silent Night." His 2013 release "Christmas Time" features many other holiday classics and is available on Amazon. If you download "Christmas Time" via iTunes, it comes with 3 Bonus tracks.
By Thérèse Wassily Saba (The following interview was adapted from the December 2014 issue of Classical Guitar) Thérèse Wassily Saba: The first issue of Classical Guitar was published in September/October 1982 and you were on the cover – that was 32 years ago. Can you remember some things from that period that were highlights of your [...]
The Dublin Guitar Quartet use their Spanish-style classical guitars to play contemporary music by Philip Glass. Check out their performance for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series. Click here to read our review of The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass. If anyone has a video they’d like us to watch, let us know. Shoot us [...]
Cleveland, Ohio-based classical (and jazz) guitarist Jason Vieaux has been honored with a Grammy Awards nomination in the category Best Classical Instrumental Solo, for his 2014 album Play, on Azica Records. The highly regarded album showcases Vieaux’s dexterity and versatility, as the 41-year-old guitarist covers works by a broad range of composers from many different [...]
You may recognize French classical guitarist Thibault Cauvin from the cover of our November issue, or from his endless worldwide tour, or you may have surfed alongside him in Morocco. Whether your familiar with Cauvin or not, you're sure to enjoy his new album, Le voyage d'Albéniz. Cauvin sent us a facebook message asking us [...]