Classical Guitar: No. 388, Winter 2017
On the cover: Newman & Oltman Duo celebrate their 40th anniversary playing together.
Special Focus: “Duos, Trios,and Quartets” with a look at Italy’s Vivaldi Guitar Trio, England’s Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, Graham Wade on the history of guitar ensembles, and composer Mark Houghton’s thoughts on what makes each configuration special.
Features: Sharon Isbin discusses her Alma Española collaboration with mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard; Chet Atkins’ role in popularizing classical guitar repertoire; Polish guitarist Lukaz Kuropaczewski; Manuel Rodriguez III on sustainability.
Lesson: Learn techniques from Gnattali’s Study V.
Reviews: Albums by Eden Stell Duo, Brasil Guitar Duo, Paul Galbraith, Marc Teicholz, and more; sheet music from Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Handel. Sor, Eugene den Hoed, and others.
Gear: Hill’s Anniversary Signature guitar.