The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 pm will have you humming opera tunes by Rossini, but there will be no voices. The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and Pepe Romero will be featured on this weeks program.
Fretworks, our weekly program for music for the classical guitar, will feature several unique arrangements for the next broadcast on Saturday evening at 7 pm here on Classical 101. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances have long been popular in their orchestral version, but we have one of them arranged for the Toulouse Mandolin Ensemble [...]
Each week on Fretworks, I try to have one of the big guitar concertos, along with plenty of solo and smaller ensemble pieces for the classical guitar. This Saturday at 7 pm, we’ll have a concerto for four, yes, count ‘em, four, guitars by Joaquin Rodrigo.
This week, we’ll hear Bach played on an unusual 8-string guitar by Paul Galbraith as well as the Modern Mandolin Quartet and guitarist John Williams.
On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7 pm we’ll hear some lute music by Columbus native Paul O’Dette as well selections from the Julian Bream Consort and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
Saturday evening on Fretworks will feature the great Spanish guitar quartet Los Romeros with music of Vivaldi and Manuel de Falla, and we’ll have music of the 17th century by Francesco Corbetta for Baroque guitar in the mix. Listen at 7 pm on Classical 101.
The Columbus Guitar Society will present James Marron, a guitarist and composer, for its mid-season fundraiser Saturday, January 19.