Essays

Informal essays about anything related to classical guitar and music.

Mompou was strongly influenced by French Impressionists composers. However, instead of simply following the…

Legend has it that the piece Adelita owes its name to Adela Aymerich, the allegedly illegitimate daughter of the King…

Legend has it that "Una Lágrima (A Teardrop)" is Tarrega’s reaction to the death of his daughter “Conchita”. Returning…

The guitarist Regino Sáinz de la Maza and the poet Federico García Lorca met each other at the “Residencia de…

The Generation of ’27 is a fascinating cultural movement of modern Spain and Maestro Regino Sáinz de la Maza also had…

Hernández y Aguado was a historic classical guitar maker in Madrid, Spain. Santiago Manuel Hernández was born in 1895…