Classical guitar magazines
This article lists classical guitar related media works (magazines, blogs and online radio stations).
- 1 Magazines by language
- 2 Selected guitar blogs
- 3 Classical guitar radios online
Magazines by language
Magazines in English
Membership in the Guitar Foundation of America includes a subscription to Soundboard, a quarterly classical guitar magazine featuring a wide variety of technical and musical columns, new music, and reviews that is published in the United States.
Formerly published in the UK, but since 2015 published in the USA, Classical Guitar Magazine regularly includes features, interviews, international news, coverage of worldwide guitar events, music, book, concert and recording reviews, articles on guitar history, musical analysis and technique, a flamenco column, music supplements and a concert diary. It also lists a number of guitar instructors (entry free to subscribers) and a list of guitar societies.
American Lutherie is the quarterly journal of The Guild of American Luthiers, an organization entirely devoted to the string instrument building and repair process.
Acoustic Guitar provides music from around the globe and information on the artists who created it. It includes interviews, reviews, workshops, sheet music, and tune transcriptions.
Fingerstyle Guitar includes feature articles that examine the artistry of guitarists of various styles, including classical.
Takamine Review focuses on comparing and reviewing Takamine guitar models, giving good advice for gadgets and more related content.
Guitarra Magazine contains many articles centered on classical guitars and their application. It provides information on a various array of guitars as well as the music they create.
Magazines in French
-Guitare Classique A magazine with a CD.
Magazines in German
Magazines in Italian
Magazines in Japanese
Gendai Guitar is a specialized monthly magazine based on the classical guitar. Written in Japanese, the articles cover a wide range of music from the Renaissance to the Modern. It features articles and music scores (25 pages in each issue) that have been well received by readers since 1967. The flamenco series is especially popular. Gendai guitar includes Japanese domestic news, overseas topics, new CD and publication reviews, reports on masterclasses, a concert schedule, and monthly concert reviews.
Published since 2006 by HOMA dream Inc.
Magazines in Polish
Published since 2014 Polish quarterly magazine dedicated to classical guitar.
Magazines in Russian
Russian and partially English e-magazine mostly dedicated to classical guitar. Once a month there are free live concert broadcasts (English translation provided).
Selected guitar blogs
Blogs of notable guitarists
-Blog of guitarist Reza Ganjavi.
-Blog of Matanya Ophee, guitarist and founder of the publishing company Editions Orphée.
Other notable blogs
-Violão Clássico Weblog A Portuguese language Blog featuring articles, interviews and announcements related to the classical guitar in Brazil.
-Blog of John Philip Dimick, founder of Guitarist.com.
-Archive of Laura Markee blogs, miscellaneous topics on the classical guitar.
-Classical Guitar Blog Interviews with well-known players, and regular updates.
Classical guitar radios online
-Home of 10-String Internet Radio
-Blog of Harmonia Cordis on-line classical guitar radio (1st of its kind in East Europe)