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Grand Early 19th Century Guitar Concerto on Fretworks

1:32PM
February
27, 2014

This week on Fretworks, we have one of the great early 19th century guitar concertos, Mauro Giuliani’s Guitar Concerto in A, Op. 30. This work from around 1812 is in Late Classical/Early Romantic style and is a joy to hear.

Legendary Flamenco Guitarist Paco de Lucia Has Died

4:28PM
February
26, 2014

The great Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia has died. According to CNN, he apparently died of a heart attack while on vacation with his family. He was 66 years old.

Guitarist Jordan Dodson Featured This Week on Fretworks

Guitarist Jordan Dodson
Listen to Columbus native and classical guitarist Jordan Dodson on the next two episodes of Fretworks at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.
12:08PM
January 9, 2014

Columbus native Jordon Dodson is making a name for himself as a very fine young classical guitarist. He will join us for the first of two visits on the next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 p.m. on Classical 101.

First Anniversary for Fretworks on Classical 101

1:29PM
January
2, 2014

The first Fretworks broadcast for 2014 this Saturday evening at 7 also marks the one year anniversary of the show

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.

Guitarist Jordan Dodson Live on Classical 101, Thursday, 10:30 am

10:00AM
November
6, 2013

In the days before Guitar Hero, guitarist and Columbus native Jordan Dodson wanted to be a rock star. Now with acoustic guitar in hand, he’s well on his way to becoming a guitar hero of the classical music world. Tune in Thursday at 10:30 to hear Dodson talk about his flourishing career and to play selections from his upcoming Columbus recital.

Chinese Guitarist Xuefei Yang To Release New Album Soon

4:30PM
October
28, 2013

The exciting young Chinese guitarist Xuefei Yang already has an international reputation for her fine sense of artistry and performing ability. She has been heard several times on Classical 101′s weekly program for music of the classical guitar, Fretworks, Saturday evenings at 7.

Next Fretworks is Saturday Evening at 7 on Classical 101

1:40PM
October
10, 2013

Join me Saturday evening at 7pm for the next Fretworks on Classical 101. On this Saturday’s program, we have music of Torroba, Debussy, Tarrega and Bach. We’ll also hear selections from Macedonian Pieces by Miroslav Tadic.

The Next Fretworks Features Viola with Guitar and Romance by Anon.

11:52AM
September
30, 2013

This week on Fretworks Saturday evening at 7, we have the famous anonymous short piece, Romance, arranged for guitar and orchestra. There will be contemporary works for viola and guitar and for guitar quartet and also, a big early 19th century Italian guitar concerto, along with music for solo guitar from Paraguay.

Julian Bream Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Julian Bream in1964
Julian Bream in1964
12:23PM
September 17, 2013

Guitarist Julian Bream is the recipient of the 2013 Gramophone Lifetime Achievement Award. Previous recipients include Claudio Abbado, Janet Baker, Alfred Brendel and Andre Previn.