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The History of the Guitar
Music Faculty Research
  • Júlio Ribeiro Alves, Marshall University
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Conceived as instructional material for the guitar students at Marshall University (or anyone interested in the subject), it presents the historical process of the guitar in a clear and attainable fashion. Several topics related to the guitar will be discussed in detail throughout the book: the postulates associated with its origins, its evolution through the centuries, its repertoire, composers, performers, techniques, etc., culminating with the achievement of the privileged status of a respected concert instrument which it currently possesses.

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Alves, Júlio Ribeiro. The History of the Guitar: Its Origins and Evolution. Huntington, 2015.