Guitarra! A Musical Journey Through Spain (1986)

Genres - Music, History  |   Sub-Genres - Instrumental Music, Music History, Armchair Travel, World History  |   Run Time - 240 min.  |   Countries - Germany, Spain, UK  |  
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Classical guitarist Julian Bream reviews 500 years of musical history involving the Spanish guitar and its distinctive music. In this television documentary he takes viewers on a sojourn to various locales in Spain including Seville, Toledo, Madrid, and Barcelona. Highlights include Bream performing with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, with scenes that feature striking Spanish geography and architecture, commentary on Spanish culture and its influence on the guitar, and information about related instruments including the vihuela and the lute.

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guitar, Spain, architecture, classical-music, cultural-traditions, flamenco, musical-instrument, musical-journey, musical-styles, retrospective