History of the classical guitar
The classical guitar designs have evolved over from the vihuela and gittern to the modern classical guitar.
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Romantic guitar
The early romantic guitar is the guitar of the Classical and Romantic period of music, showing remarkable consistency in the instrument from 1790 to 1830. By this time guitars used single strings of s...
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Modern classical guitar
The modern classical guitar (also known as the Spanish guitar), the immediate forerunner of today's guitars, was developed in the 19th century by Antonio de Torres Jurado, Ignacio Fleta, Hermann Hause...
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Contemporary classical guitar
This article details Contemporary classical guitar instruments, technique, and repertoire.
Modern concert guitars often, but by no means always, follow the Smallman design which replaces the spruc...
Contemporary art
Contemporary art is art produced at the present period in time. Contemporary art includes, and develops from, Postmodern art, which is itself a successor to Modern art. In vernacular English, "modern"...
Contemporary classical music
Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s, which includes modernist, postmodern, neoromantic, and pluralist music. However,...
Classical guitar technique
Among fingerstyle guitar techniques, a particular robust tradition exists for classical guitar.
Classical guitar technique can be organized broadly into subsections for the right hand, the left ha...
Classical guitar bibliography
The following is a bibliography of classical guitar related publications.The classical guitar (also called the "Spanish guitar" or "nylon string guitar") is a six-stringed plucked string instrument fr...
Classical guitar bibliography - Wikipedia
Appropriation art
Appropriation in art is the use of pre-existing objects or images with little or no transformation applied to them. The use of appropriation has played a significant role in the history of the arts (l...
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Banksy
Banksy is a pseudonymous English graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. Although his identity has not been proven, reliable sources report that he is believed to be Robin Gun...
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Post-minimalism
Postminimalism is an art term coined (as "post-minimalism") by Robert Pincus-Witten in 1971 used in various artistic fields for work which is influenced by, or attempts to develop and go beyond, the a...
New Simplicity
New Simplicity (in German, die neue Einfachheit) was a stylistic tendency amongst some of the younger generation of German composers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, reacting against not only the Eu...
Neoromanticism (music)
Neoromanticism in music is a return (at any of several points in the nineteenth or twentieth centuries) to the emotional expression associated with nineteenth-century Romanticism. Since the mid-1970s ...
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Modernism (music)
In music, modernism is a philosophical and aesthetic stance underlying the period of change and development in musical language that occurred around the turn of the 20th century, a period of diverse r...
Classical guitar magazines
This article lists classical guitar related media works (magazines, blogs and online radio stations).
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Minimal music
Minimal music is an aesthetic, a style, or a technique of music associated with the work of American composers La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, and Philip Glass. It originated in the New York...
New Complexity
In music, the New Complexity is a term dating from the 1980s, principally applied to composers seeking a "complex, multi-layered interplay of evolutionary processes occurring simultaneously within eve...
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Musical historicism
Musical historicism signifies the use of historical materials, structures, styles, techniques, media, conceptual content, etc., whether by a single composer or those associated with a particular schoo...
Polystylism
Polystylism is the use of multiple styles or techniques in literature, art, film, or, especially, music, and is a postmodern characteristic.Some prominent contemporary polystylist composers include Pe...
Postmodern music
Postmodern music is either simply music of the postmodern era, or music that follows aesthetical and philosophical trends of postmodernism. As the name suggests, the postmodernist movement formed part...
Spectral music
Spectral music (or spectralism) is a compositional technique developed in the 1970s, using computer analysis of the quality of timbre in music.Defined in technical language, spectral music is a(n acou...
Computer music
Computer music is the applications of computing technology in music composition. It includes the theory and application of new and existing technologies and basic aspects of music, such as sound synth...