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Interview with Edward Tetreault: Amplification and Classical Guitar, part 5

My article in Classical Guitar magazine discusses strategies, techniques, and equipment for amplifying classical guitar. I interviewed several world-class guitarists and researched a number of amplifiers and other sound reinforcement products. In this series of blog posts, the full interview transcripts with classical guitarists are presented, including Diego Barber; Xuefei Yang; Ben Verdery; and Manuel Barrueco, as well as Ed Tretreault, who manages sound and teaches recording at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. The article “Amplification and Classical Guitar: The Search for Natural Colors – Classical Guitar” is available online at https://classicalguitarmagazine.com/amplification-and-classical-guitar-the-search-for-natural-colors/

Ed Tetreault, manager of the Recording Arts & Sciences department of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, shares some of his valuable expertise in sound reinforcement, which includes working with many of the world’s leading guitarists. He also shares some of his recommendations on monitors, amplifiers, microphones, and other sound reinforcement equipment.

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Interview with Manuel Barrueco: Amplification and Classical Guitar, part 4

My article in Classical Guitar magazine discusses strategies, techniques, and equipment for amplifying classical guitar. I interviewed several world-class guitarists and researched a number of amplifiers and other sound reinforcement products. In this series of blog posts, the full interview transcripts with classical guitarists are presented, including Diego Barber; Xuefei Yang; Ben Verdery; and Manuel Barrueco, as well as Ed Tretreault, who manages sound and teaches recording at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. The article “Amplification and Classical Guitar: The Search for Natural Colors – Classical Guitar” is available online at https://classicalguitarmagazine.com/amplification-and-classical-guitar-the-search-for-natural-colors/

Manuel Barrueco, the legendary Cuban-born classical guitarist, who performs throughout the world and teaches at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, shares his thoughts on amplification and classical guitar. In 2011, Manuel Barrueco received the United States Artist Fontanals Fellowship for Artistic Excellence. Thanks also to his wife and manager, Asgerdur Sigurdardottir, for her assistance with the interview.

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Interview with Benjamin Verdery: Amplification and Classical Guitar, part 3

My article in Classical Guitar magazine discusses strategies, techniques, and equipment for amplifying classical guitar. I interviewed several world-class guitarists and researched a number of amplifiers and other sound reinforcement products. In this series of blog posts, the full interview transcripts with classical guitarists are presented, including Diego Barber; Xuefei Yang; Ben Verdery; and Manuel Barrueco, as well as Ed Tretreault, who manages sound and teaches recording at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. The article “Amplification and Classical Guitar: The Search for Natural Colors – Classical Guitar” is available online at https://classicalguitarmagazine.com/amplification-and-classical-guitar-the-search-for-natural-colors/

Benjamin Verdery, renowned for his innovative and eclectic approach to nylon-string guitar, shares his thoughts on amplification for classical guitar in a variety of settings, including his recommendations on pickups, amplifiers, and other sound reinforcement equipment.

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Interview with Xuefei Yang: Amplification and Classical Guitar, part 2

My article in Classical Guitar magazine discusses strategies, techniques, and equipment for amplifying classical guitar. I interviewed several world-class guitarists and researched a number of amplifiers and other sound reinforcement products. In this series of blog posts, the full interview transcripts with classical guitarists are presented, including Diego Barber; Xuefei Yang; Ben Verdery; and Manuel Barrueco, as well as Ed Tretreault, who manages sound and teaches recording at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. The article “Amplification and Classical Guitar: The Search for Natural Colors – Classical Guitar” is available online at https://classicalguitarmagazine.com/amplification-and-classical-guitar-the-search-for-natural-colors/

Xuefei Yang, one of the world’s finest classical guitarists and the first internationally recognized Chinese guitarist on the global stage, shares her thoughts on amplifying classical guitar in performance.

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Interview with Diego Barber: Amplification and Classical Guitar , part 1

My new article in Classical Guitar magazine discusses strategies, techniques, and equipment for amplifying classical guitar. I interviewed several world-class guitarists and researched a number of amplifiers and other sound reinforcement products. In this series of blog posts, I will include the full interview transcripts with classical guitarists including Diego Barber (from the Canary Islands, Spain, but currently residing in NYC); Xuefei Yang; Ben Verdery; and Manuel Barrueco, as well as Ed Tretreault, who manages sound and teaches recording at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. The article “Amplification and Classical Guitar: The Search for Natural Colors – Classical Guitar” is available online at https://classicalguitarmagazine.com/amplification-and-classical-guitar-the-search-for-natural-colors/

The first post is my interview with Diego Barber, which is presented in English as well as the original Spanish.

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Entrevista con Diego Barber: Amplificación y la guitarra clásica, parte 1

Mi nuevo artículo en la revista Classical Guitar describe estrategias, técnicas y equipos para amplificar la guitarra clásica. Entrevisté a varios guitarristas de clase mundial e investigué varios amplificadores y otros productos de refuerzo de sonido. En esta serie de blog, incluiré las transcripciones completas de la entrevista con guitarristas clásicos, incluido Diego Barber (de las Islas Canarias, España, pero que actualmente reside en Nueva York); Xuefei Yang; Ben Verdery; y Manuel Barrueco, así como Ed Tretreault, quien maneja el sonido y enseña grabación en el Conservatorio Peabody de la Universidad Johns Hopkins. (Lea el artículo “Amplificación y guitarra clásica: la búsqueda de colores naturales”.)

Aquí presento mi entrevista con Diego Barber, que se presenta en el español original y en inglés. 

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