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People have loved the sound of plucked strings going back over 3,000 years to the dawn of instrumental music. Plucked Strings plays lots from Appalachian dulcimer to zither with more than a few guitars and you will hear recordings of them from around the globe.
It’s a varied programme of music from the rich world of the guitar and related instruments, notice of events, live performances, new releases, Guitar Society news, and interviews.
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Plucked Strings maintains a Diary of plucked strings events on the web and that’s also the place to go to add a gig.
Gentileschi, Orazio Florentine, 1563 – 1639
The Lute Player c. 1612/1620
oil on canvas overall: 143.5 x 129 cm
National Gallery of Art, USA
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund 1962.8.1
Guitar made by Hermann Hauser
Medium:Spruce, rosewood, mahogany, bone or ivory, ebony
Height (At tail): (9.8 cm) Width (Total): (97.7 cm) Depth (Lower bouts): (37 cm)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
Credit Line:Gift of Emilita Segovia, Marquessa of Salobreña, 1986 Accession Number:1986.353.1
PLUCKED STRINGS with guest Tanya Chapman, Program Coordinator- Festivals & Events, Instrumental Music School Services. Talkling about 29th WA CLASSICAL GUITAR ENSEMBLE FESTIVAL August 19 and 20 at Carine Senior High School.
[Go to link on the Plucked Strings page to see gig guide.] Presented by Graham Hawkes
Composer = Patrick Roux
Composer = Richard Charlton
Composer = Dr Errol H Tout
Composers = Dr Errol H Tout + Mike Gorman
Composer = Mendelssohn
Composer = Sor
Composer = Philip Bračanin