The guitar sparks recognition by people world-wide. It's been used to play a variety of styles of music and is constantly being used in modern music in many different ways. So when did this instrument come to be? This DVD video goes over the origins of the guitar when it was initially created some four hundred years ago. It was a replacement in Italy and Spain for the popular Renaissance instrument: the lute. The guitar is the national instrument of Spain to this day. This twenty-eight minute video has guitar performances throughout the running time, with the most notable performances by the famous Spanish guitarist: Andres Segovia.
This splendid guitar video is a good watch for people who are fans of the guitar, music teachers, guitar teachers, guitar students, music students, and anyone who enjoys learning about the history of musical instruments.