The history of the guitar


“The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Each string has a different colour, a different voice.” (A. Segovia)


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The history of the guitar and its music

Read more about the history of this wonderful instrument!


Andres Segovia


He was without question the most important classical guitarist of the 20th century.


Niccolo Paganini


“The violin is my mistress, but the guitar is my master.”


The classical guitar


The shape of today’s guitar goes back to the Spaniard Antonio de Torres.




Panpipe-like instruments were the predominant type in the early Middle Ages.


Baroque guitar


The piccolo is the highest classical woodwind instrument.


H. W. Longfellow


“Music is the common language of humanity.”

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