Recuerdos de la Alhambra & CG Magazine

Have you got the Fall 2016 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? It has a great article learning on Francisco Tarrega’s Recuerdos de la Alhambra in it. It has the up and coming talented guitarist Laura Snowden on the cover, along with articles on Cuba’s music scene, Carlos Barbosa- Lima and free musicRead More…

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Villa-Lobos Etude No. 1 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Summer 2016 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? Apart from the awesomeness that is John Williams and his guitar, there are loads of tips and articles including one by our own Editor: Rhayn Jooste. If you need a copy of the lesson head over to the Classical Guitar MagazineRead More…

Classical Guitar Magazine Winter 2015

Classical Guitar Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2015 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? If so apart from the amazing articles on Pablo Villegas, and Xuefei Yang there is a load of guitar porn from the Harris Collection within the San Francisco  Conservatory of Music. You may have also noticed that our Guitar Editor RhaynRead More…

Musical Scales – Agustin Barrios Mangore

This post shines a little light onto Agustin Barrios Mangore’s approach to teaching and fingering musical scales.   Scales, considered the bane of most music students lives, are the vehicle that effectively bridge the gap between technique and performing. So is it possible to make them musical? I think so, and so did Barrios. FollowingRead More…

Spotlight – A Better Way To Practice

A spotlight EDITORIAL post about the other side of actual practicing of the guitar; the better way to practice. In other words the cerebral side coupled with the art of being productive. In this case its an article about optimizing your time and  mental energy. So in the immortal words of one Ice-T lets kickRead More…