April 2020

Classical

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Classical Rock

How 20th-Century Classical Music Can Make You a Better Rock Player

November 23, 2019
From Debussy to Reich, classical composers can offer timeless techniques to supercharge your next riff.
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Bach Jazz

Jim Hall’s Classical Chord Melodies

October 12, 2019
The link between Bach and jazz is closer than you think.
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Cordoba Guitars Announces the C12

Cordoba Guitars Announces the C12

April 12, 2013
Cordoba Guitars is proud to announce the C12, a brand new all-solid model featuring a lattice bracing pattern that is perfect for the musician searching for a more modern style build, and big, open sound.
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NAMM '13 - Raimundo Classical Guitars 149 N Nylon String

February 28, 2013
Premier Guitar is on location in Anaheim, California, for the 2013 NAMM Show, where PG's Charles Saufley visits the Raimundo Classical Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see the 149 N Nylon String.

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Krusa Guitars

Krusa Guitars

May 11, 2012
With more than 20 years of guitar- building experience now under his belt, Krusa has become a formidable presence in the world of custom acoustics.
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Shred Your Enthusiasm: 250 Years of "Scarified"

Shred Your Enthusiasm: 250 Years of "Scarified"

March 9, 2012
Chops: Intermediate Theory: Intermediate Lesson Overview: • Learn the correct way to steal from the classical masters. • Understand the “real” way to play “Scarified.” • Create long, flowing
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Michael Dunn Guitars

Michael Dunn Guitars

June 14, 2011
Canadian luthier Michael Dunn has spent most of his life experimenting with interior resonators.
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Laplante Guitars

Laplante Guitars

May 17, 2011
Around 1994, chemistry professor and longtime guitarist Jean-Pierre Laplante, frustrated by the dearth of decent left-handed instruments available on the market and tired of playing converted right-handed models, decided to
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Circa-1830 French-style Gut-string

Circa-1830 French-style Gut-string

April 19, 2011
At nearly 200 years old, this small-bodied gut-string is still touring.
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 3

Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 3

December 3, 2010
The next section of Niccolo Paganini''s Caprice No. 1 will do wonders for your sweep picking technique and other areas of your playing.
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 2

Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 2

October 12, 2010
Mike Campese continues his arrangement of a classic
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Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 1

Paganini Caprice No. 1, Part 1

September 16, 2010
Mike Campese arranges a violin classic from Niccolo Paganini for guitar
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 3

Bach Partita No. 3, Part 3

January 6, 2010
The third part of Bach''s Partita No. 3 has a beautiful harmony and some very challenging spots.
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Godin Multiac Grand Concert Duet Ambiance Acoustic Electric Guitar Review

Godin Multiac Grand Concert Duet Ambiance Acoustic Electric Guitar Review

June 17, 2009
Godin Multiac Grand Concert Duet Ambiance is a nylon string acoustic-electric for studio and live situations
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"Moto Perpetuo" by Niccolo Paganini

March 17, 2008
This classical violin piece with help hone your technique with constant sixteenth notes.
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