Classical guitar magazines

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This article lists classical guitar related media works (magazines, blogs and online radio stations).

Magazines by language[edit]

Magazines in English[edit]


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.

-Classical Guitar Magazine

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

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

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

Fingerstyle Guitar includes feature articles that examine the artistry of guitarists of various styles, including classical.

-Takamine Review

Takamine Review focuses on comparing and reviewing Takamine guitar models, giving good advice for gadgets and more related content.

-Guitarra Magazine

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[edit]

-Guitare Classique A magazine with a CD.

-Les Cahiers de la guitare

Magazines in German[edit]

-Gitarre und Laute

Magazines in Italian[edit]



-Il Fronimo

Magazines in Japanese[edit]

-Gendai guitar magazine

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.

-Guitar dream

Published since 2006 by HOMA dream Inc.

Magazines in Polish[edit]

-Sześć Strun Świata

Published since 2014 Polish quarterly magazine dedicated to classical guitar.

Magazines in Russian[edit]

-Guitar Magazine

Russian and partially English e-magazine mostly dedicated to classical guitar. Once a month there are free live concert broadcasts (English translation provided).

Magazines in Spanish[edit]

-Mundo Guitarra

Published since 2019, dedicated to discover the classical guitar in emerging guitar cultures, innovating projects, guitar pedagogues and marketing.

Selected guitar blogs[edit]

Blogs of notable guitarists[edit]

-Blog of guitarist Reza Ganjavi.

-Blog of guitarist Dimitri Illarionov. (Russian and English)

-Blog and homepage of guitarist Yang Xuefei. (Chinese and English)

-Blog and homepage of the guitarist and composer Angelo Gilardino.

-Blog of Matanya Ophee, guitarist and founder of the publishing company Editions Orphée.

-Blog of guitarist and composer Nikita Koshkin. (Russian)

-Blog and article archive of guitarist/composer/writer Julia Crowe.

-Blog of the American guitarist Dan Cosley.

-Blog of the American guitarist Jonathan Richter.

Other notable blogs[edit]

-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

-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[edit]

-Classical Guitar Alive! Hosted and produced by guitarist Tony Morris.

-Home of 10-String Internet Radio

-Blog of Harmonia Cordis on-line classical guitar radio (1st of its kind in East Europe)