Category Archives: Feature Stories

Important Anniversaries of 2019 – Brouwer & Villa-Lobos

Specially written by Irene Gómez for the Strings By Mail Articles. Browse and shop Leo Brouwer Sheet Music Browse and shop Heitor Villa-Lobos Sheet Music In past years, this series celebrated worldwide anniversaries such as the 400 years of passing of Shakespeare and Cervantes and the publishing of the first books for vihuela, 100 years […]

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Celebrating Shakespeare, Cervantes and the Music of Their Era

written by Irene Gomez, specially written for the Strings By Mail Blog 2016 promises to be a great year for those who love literature and theater. The commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra should be a wonderful opportunity to re-familiarize oneself with, or to discover […]

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Strings By Mail Sponsored Artist Series – Alex De Grassi

As part of our Strings By Mail Sponsored Artist Blog Series, we will be presenting each of our sponsored artists in a casual Q & A format. They discuss the instruments they use, the types of strings they use & why, and any accessories that help with their playing. They also provide any valued advice […]

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GUITAR CONCERTOS IN THE XX CENTURY

GUITAR CONCERTOS IN THE XX CENTURY (between the 30’s and 50’s) written by guest blogger, Irene Gómez (Strings By Mail Sponsored Artist) Recently, some classical guitar magazines featured Joaquin Rodrigo’s Aranjuez Concerto. You can also find a play along version of this Aranjuez Concerto here. This reading reminded me of those almost parallel guitar concerts […]

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