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Johann Kaspar Mertzby Thomas SiemensJohann Kaspar Mertz and his tragic successIf one were to plot the amount of guitar literature by quantity on a timeline, one might notice that the guitar falls into a valley in the second half of the 19th century, after which it had...
Francisco Tarrega by Thomas Siemens Francisco Tarrega by Thomas Siemens Francisco Tarrega by Thomas SiemensFrancesco Tarrega - the path to modernityWhen we think of classical guitar today, we almost automatically think of Spain. This goes so far that people sometimes...
The Guitar in the Baroque by Thomas Siemens The Guitar in the Baroque by Thomas SiemensThe guitar as we know it today has a history of at least 500 years. On its long journey, it has undergone numerous changes and developments, so that when we hold a guitar from today...
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