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It’s Barrios’ Birthday! Watch Two of His Pieces Played By Gabriel Bianco and Tatyana Ryzhkova — Classical Guitar

Now here’s something worth celebrating. Boy, would Agustin Barrios be surprised that folks all over the world love and obsess over his music 124 years after his birth in Paraguay on May 5, 1885. But we do, and make no apologies for it, because what an incredible body of work! To celebrate, here are videos […]

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Serious Music: Is it all in the ear of the listener?

This post will stray from my usual fair, but my friend Jim Stubblefield, who works in the music industry, shared this article with me. As someone who studied music in higher education the topic compels me, so I’ve given it some thought. … songwriters and musicians regularly assert that music has been “devalued.” they’ve pointed […]