The Classical Guitar

The Classical Guitar

A Complete History

Book - 2002
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Offering essays by the world's top experts in a full-color, coffee-table quality book, this is the first work to tell the complete story of the classical guitar and its repertoire, players and makers - from its 19th century European roots to modern international interpretations. This handsome softcover volume features lavish photography of classical guitars made by the best luthiers in the world. Additional essays cover use of the classical guitar in pop music, different playing and teaching techniques, the collectors' market, and the science of the guitar. It also features profiles of legendary artists such as Andres Segovia, Julian Bream and John Williams, plus a full discography, a glossary, an index, a bibliography, and a guitar measurement chart.
Publisher: San Francisco : Backbeat Books, 2002
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780879307257
Branch Call Number: 787.871909 Cla
Characteristics: 126 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Bacon, Tony


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