MoMM@Home: The Harp Guitar with Muriel Anderson

Air Date: Friday, June 26, 2020 @ 2:00 PM (Pacific)

Description

A truly unique member of the guitar family, the harp guitar dates back to the late 1700s.Luthiers such as Doolin, Brunner,Knutsen, Gibson and many others continued the tradition of building these beautiful instruments. Join special guest Muriel Anderson, as she presents an in-depth look at the harp guitar.

For additional clips of Muriel's performances, you can visit:

Bakers Dozen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1Hb-yYzaQc

Under Paris Skies
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kV8VWX6gFMw

Night Lights with Tommy Emmanuel at All Star Guitar Night
https://youtu.be/idlek00-LII

Upcoming live-stream concerts and all links on 
http://murielanderson.com/now

Featured Guest


Muriel Anderson

Muriel Anderson

One of the world’s foremost fingerstyle guitarists and harp-guitarists, Muriel Anderson is the first woman to have won the National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship. Her recent CD “Nightlight Daylight” has won top honors in 11 national awards. She has performed/recorded with Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Victor Wooten and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra. Her obvious joy of music, humor and her facility across the genres of folk, classical, jazz, bluegrass and international music is revered by guitarists worldwide.

An engaging performer, Muriel’s unique approach to the instrument virtually transforms the guitar into a lyrical choir, then a marching band, then a Japanese koto, then a Bluegrass band, one minute launching into a Beatles’ tune and the next, a Rodrigo concerto. Muriel is host of the renowned Muriel Anderson’s ALL STAR GUITAR NIGHT® and founder of the MUSIC FOR LIFE ALLIANCE charity. In addition, her new program incorporates stunning visuals by Bryan Allen.


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