Monthly Archives: October 2011

Busking in Portland

I happened to have a camera with me in Portland the other day and I heard some music coming from Pioneer Square. His name is Andrew Gorny. He said it was ok to record and post his performance on YouTube. … Continue reading

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Commissioning a Composer

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Bach: Prelude, BWV 1006 – Chris Thile

Bach wrote this for the violin, then he arranged it for the lute, which gave us all a great model to work from when we want to adapt Bach to the guitar. But here we hear the violin version brought … Continue reading

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Fernando Sor: Fantasie, Op. 54 – Bream & Williams

A great look at the two giants, Julian Bream and John Williams, having a very fine time playing in one of Bream’s favorite spots, Wardour Chapel in Wiltshire, England, in 1979. If you’ve been around the classical guitar world very … Continue reading

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Hauser for Sale

Hauser for Sale – Christie’s New York announces sale of over 150 fine musical instruments on October 14.

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