OCTOBER COMPOSER OF THE MONTH
Known as the father of the classical guitar, which is the predecessor of every other modern guitar genre. A self-taught musician, Segovia transcribed the works of J. S. Bach into guitar repertoire, and his efforts promoted the guitar from the lowly status of a folk instrument into recognition as a full-fledged member of the modern orchestra.
Andres Segovia believed all the sounds of the orchestra could be reproduced, albeit on a much smaller scale, through playing the guitar. This fascinating video demonstrates his view, as well as his masterful artistry, of his instrument: CLICK HERE