60 episodes

Classical Guitar Composers is a podcast for composers to share their works for classical guitar with other guitar enthusiasts. Listeners contribute recordings of their works to get them heard by classical guitar players and fans.

Classical Guitar Composers Podcast Chris Hales

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    • 4.6 • 11 Ratings

Classical Guitar Composers is a podcast for composers to share their works for classical guitar with other guitar enthusiasts. Listeners contribute recordings of their works to get them heard by classical guitar players and fans.

    Episode 54 - Finally

    Episode 54 - Finally

    In this episode I talk about the unfortunate passing of the great Armand Coeck, and my encounter with a new way of playing guitar. The show ends with a great suite by Javier Contreras. 

    • 48 min
    Episode 53

    Episode 53

    In this episode I confess to having never played Brouwer. I also discuss some potentially lesser known composers I like, Gimli the corgi makes his show debut. The episode ends with a revisit of 5 pieces by Martin Slater.

    • 42 min
    Ep. 52 - Here I am filing my nails again

    Ep. 52 - Here I am filing my nails again

    In this episode, I discuss how one band broke my heart, and another put it back together. The show ends with 2 pieces by Kristian Heim. 

    • 40 min
    Episode 51 - Sit down sir

    Episode 51 - Sit down sir

    The podcast is back after a brief hiatus. On this episode I discuss the future of the show, rock concert etiquette, and play music from the vault by Jared Coffin. 

    • 39 min
    Episode 50 - No applause, please!

    Episode 50 - No applause, please!

    In this episode I discuss potentially attending my first classical guitar concert in several years. I also talk about a style of classical music that really isn't for me, and speculate on the future (and maybe the present?) of live classical music. The show closes with a 3 movement work by Etienne de Lavaulx.

    • 42 min
    Episode 49

    Episode 49

    In this episode I talk about a new guitar piece I'm loving, a movie I hated, and we listen to a fantastic chamber piece by Graham Campbell.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

m1vsr1 ,

Enjoyable

This is a fun podcast. Chris talks through a lot of topics not just classical guitar. It is like hanging out with music students and talking about whatever comes up.

zopilote 444 ,

Classical Guitar Composers

I’m really enjoying this podcast and the opportunity to hear composers and musicians living today.

Cole H. Fackrell ,

Nice and Soothing podcast

This podcast if very nice to listen to. Chris has a nice voice and the submissions are very nice to listen to! Keep up the great work!

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