Classical 101 Archives For: October 29, 2014

Music of J. S. Bach for 8-String guitar on Fretworks

1:35PM
November
21, 2013

Our next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 will feature Paul Galbraith, who plays an 8-string guitar of his own design. It’s held like a cello with a metal endpin coming out of the bottom of the guitar and rests on a specially-designed resonating box that adds to the full, rich sound he produces on this unusual instrument. Galbraith will be heard in Bach’s Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, BWV 998.

Church Seeks Instruments for Concert Band for the Homeless

color photograph of Shawn Kenney, music director at Columbus' Holy Family Church, sitting on the bench in front of an organ, behind rows of empty chairs set up for a band rehearsal
Shawn Kenney in the band rehearsal room at Holy Family Church
12:50PM
November
21, 2013

Franklinton’s Holy Family Church may soon become the first Columbus Catholic parish with a concert band aimed at giving homeless people a chance to connect and a reason for hope.