Classical Guitar Pedagogy
The classical guitar is today a standard instrument that can be studied at music universities and conservatories. Numerous education publications are available, from guitar-related books, to musical style, etc.
There are also institutions that offer worldwide graded music exams. Examples include:
- ABRSM: graded music exams from Grade 1 to Grade 8, or advanced diplomas
- Trinity College London: graded music exams from Grade 1 to Grade 8, Music Certificate Exams, or advanced diplomas
Articles which consider graded exams in the context of the classical guitar have been written by the EGTA (European Guitar Teachers Association).
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Famous quotes containing the words classical and/or guitar:
“Et in Arcadia ego.
[I too am in Arcadia.]”
Tomb inscription, appearing in classical paintings by Guercino and Poussin, among others. The words probably mean that even the most ideal earthly lives are mortal. Arcadia, a mountainous region in the central Peloponnese, Greece, was the rustic abode of Pan, depicted in literature and art as a land of innocence and ease, and was the title of Sir Philip Sidneys pastoral romance (1590)
“Swiftly in the nights,
In the porches of Key West,
Behind the bougainvilleas
After the guitar is asleep,
Lasciviously as the wind,
You come tormenting.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)