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Cambridge Companion to the Guitar

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ISBN-10: 0521000408

ISBN-13: 9780521000406

Edition: 2002

Authors: Victor Anand Coelho, Jonathan Cross

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This work encompasses the breadth and depth of guitar performance, featuring 13 essays covering different traditions, styles, and instruments, written by some of the most influential players, teachers, and guitar historians in the world.
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.85" wide x 9.76" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Victor Coelho is Professor of Music at the University of Calgary. His publications include Performance on Lute, Vihuela and Guitar (Cambridge 1997) and Music and Science in the Age of Galileo. As a lutenist he has performed throughout North America and Europe and as a guitarist has just released a CD Come on in my Kitchen, with his blues band.

New Guitar Histories and World Traditions
Picking through cultures: a guitarist's music history Victor Anand Coelho
Flamenco guitar: history, style, status Peter Manuel
The Celtic guitar: crossing cultural boundaries in the twentieth century Chris Smith
African reinventions of the guitar Banning Eyre
Roots and Rock
The guitar in jazz Graeme Boone
A century of blues guitar Jas Obrecht
Rock guitar from the 1950s to the 1970s: the turn to noise Steve Waksman
Rock guitar since 1980: contesting virtuosity Steve Waksman
The guitar in country music Gordon Ross
Baroque and Classical Guitar Today
Radical innovations, social revolution, and the Baroque guitar Craig Russell
The revival of the classical guitar in the twentieth century David Tanenbaum
Stradivari and Baroque guitar construction Stewart Pollens
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