Program

 

 

ACOUSTIC GUITAR VILLAGE

inside Cremona Musica International Exhibitions and Festival

Cremona Fair-Italy

September 28th-29th-30th 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 28th – Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th in the Masterclass rooms:

Masterclass of Lutherie and Didactic Masterclass of Acoustic Guitar

The lutherie the classes will be held by american masters BRYAN GALLOUP and CHARLES FOX. The masterclass will focus on the construction of the instrument, from the selection of the materials to the final polish, on structural restoration and vintage guitars, on lutherie tooling for the small shop .

 

 

 

 

 

The didactic masterclass of acustic guitar will be taught by MICKI PIPERNO, english CLIVE CARROLL and american JOHN JORGENSON. The masterclass will deal with basic techniques for fingerstyle guitar, arrangements for solo guitar and elements of gypsy jazz.

 

 

 

 

 

info and registrations to the masterclasses: info@armadilloclub.org  –  tel. +39 0187 626993

Click here for program and registration 

 

Friday 28th – Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th, from 10am to 7pm (on Sun to 6pm)  area ACOUSTIC GUITAR VILLAGE :

– Exhibition of lutherie, import, publishing and accessories  for acoustic guitar, classical and modern, with the presence of international luthiers and companies  (now open the reservations for the booths)

 

HISTORICAL EXHIBITIONS:

– “The guitar with f-shaped sound holes, an exhibition on the Arch-Top Guitar” curated by M° Luthier Leonardo Petrucci

 

 

 

 

 

– “The Guitar in Italy between ‘800 and ‘900” exhibition of instruments made by luthiers Gennaro Fabricatore, Giovan Battista Fabricatore, Carlo Guadagnini, Gaetano Guadagnini, Francesco Guadagnini, Giuseppe Marconcini, Pasquale Vinaccia, Giacomo Rivolta, Giorgio Gatti, Lorenzo Bellafontana, Giuseppe Lecchi, Pietro Gallinotti, Luigi Mozzani, Nicola De Bonis, Vincenzo De Bonis, Orlando Raponi, Leone Sanavia, Rodolfo Paralupia
curated by M° Francesco Taranto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

“The historical Spanish guitar influence in the contemporary lutherie, the Hauser tradition”
curated by Marco Ramelli, Gabriele Lodi, Hermann Hauser Guitar Foundation, Festival Corde d’Autunno, Acoustic Guitar Village, Cremona Musica
Thanks to the Hauser Guitar Foundation and in collaboration with Ing. Massimo Raccosta during the three days of the exhibition it will be possible to admire some of the most representative instruments by Hauser, a family of guitar makers who for more than a century has dedicated themself to developing instruments with incredible build quality and sound, in a rare balance between tradition and innovation. The last day of the fair will be devoted to the exploration of the sound and constructive world of Hauser and its evolution over time with a conference that will see the participation of Hermann and Kathrin Hauser with performances by the guitarist Aliosha De Santis who in recent years has developed a profound knowledge of these tools.
Important events will also be dedicated, on the 50th anniversary of his death, to the composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, who as Hermann Hauser was linked to the figure of Andrés Segovia.
On Friday Andrea Dieci will hold a masterclass focused on the music of the Florentine composer with students from various Italian and foreign conservatories. In the afternoon, the Milanese guitarist will present his recent recording project dedicated to Toru Takemitsu recorded with an instrument by Hermann Hauser I.
The highlight of the event will be the concert ‘Omaggio a Castelnuovo-Tedesco’ by the Japanese virtuoso Kazuhito Yamashita at the auditorium “Le Stanze per la Musica” Civic Museum “Ala Ponzone”, a true star of the classical guitar, who will present two of the masterpieces in concert from Castelnuovo-Tedesco the quintet op.143 and a selection of Caprichos de Goya op.195.
Before the concert it will be possible to see and listen to some instruments from the Carlo Alberto Carutti collection at the Museo Civico, curated by Accademia di chitarra “A piú corde”

 

 

 

 

 

1st Meeting “The Guitar in Italy between ‘800 and ‘900” the Italian instrument in the European development contest, ideated and coordinated by Lorenzo Frignani and Francesco Taranto
Speakers: Angelo Gilardino, Lorenzo Frignani, Mario Grimaldi, Giovanni Intellisano, Francesco Taranto
with interventions by Giacomo Parimbelli, Roberto Vallini, Mimmo Peruffo, Amenio Raponi, Filippo Michelangeli, Rosalba De Bonis, Senio Diaz, Simona Boni

 

PROGRAM ON THE LIVE MUSIC STAGES:

Friday September 28th

DEMO STAGE 1

from 10am to 7pm

demo-showcases available to the exhibitors

 

LIVE STAGE 2

from 3pm to 7pm:

contest “NEW SOUNDS OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC”

contest for emerging acoustic guitarists, singer-songwriters with guitar, acoustic ensembles/bands;

selections curated by Fingerpicking.net – Armadillo Club

 

CLASSIC GUITAR STAGE 3

from 10am to 7pm

concerts-showcases available to the master luthiers

 

Saturday September 29th

DEMO STAGE 1

from 10am to 7pm

demo-showcases available to the exhibitors

 

LIVE STAGE 2

from 10am to 7pm

6th ITALIAN BLUEGRASS MEETING

concerts, showcases, meetings, workshops by bluegrass musicians

coordinated by Danilo Cartia, with the partecipation of guitar and mandolin player John Jorgenson

 

 

 

 

 

The musicians coming from the farthest away will win a new Deering 6 nylon strings Banjo and a Martin Ukulele!!!

Thank you very much to the Deering Banjo Company and to the Martin Guitars!

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC GUITAR STAGE 3

from 10am to 7pm

concerts-showcases available to the master luthiers

 

Sunday September 30th

DEMO STAGE 1

from 10am to 6pm

demo-showcases available to the exhibitors

 

LIVE STAGE 2

from 10am to 6pm

“STEFANO ROSSO AWARD” for emerging songwriters

“STRINGS AND VOICES D’AUTORE” performances by songwriters and guitarists, solo and in ensembles

in memory of Stefano Rosso, 10 years after his passing

coordinated by Andrea Tarquini e Francesco Lucarelli

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASSIC GUITAR STAGE 3

from 10am to 6pm

concerts-showcases available to the master luthiers