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FOR SALE 1981 ANTONIO MARIN-MONTERO CONCERT GUITAR

65cm, spruce top, Brazilian rosewood back/sides, Honduran cedar neck. French polish redone by Marin in 1993, machine heads replaced by Fleta workshop in Barcelona. A few minor marks, but NO repairs or cracks!! Pegasus flight case. Prov enance: A Robert Bouche t-Antonio Marin collaboration, d e scribe db y Graha m W a d eas a splendid exa m ple in The Classical Guitar: A Com plet e History. Use db y SLAVA GRIGORYAN on Sony Classical CDs Spirit of Spain and Dance of th eAngel, Carne gie Hall Debut 1998, Wig more Hall De but 1997, Finals of Tokyo Guitar Co mp e tition 1994, Darwin Guitar Festival 1995.

THE INSTRUMENTS PROVENANCE:


This particular instrument is discussed by Graham Wade on p. 38 of John Morrishs definitive book, The Classical Guitar Book: A Complete History, which features chapters on every major luthier, including Robert Bouchet, who collaborated with Antonio Marin Montero between 1979-1981.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Classical-Guitar-John-Morrish/dp/0879307250/ref=sr_1_1? s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1320851334&sr=1-1

MAJOR LABEL RECORDINGS MADE WITH THIS GUITAR:


1) Spirit of Spain (Sony Masterworks, 1995) Works by Albeniz, Torroba, Tarrega, Mudarra, Chick Corea etc

The 1981 Marin guitar is clearly identifiable in both the front and back cover art. NY Times review: a re markable recitalwhat co m e s across here is guitar playing of unco m m on originality and authority. One cannot but co m pare Mr. Grigoryans art with that of John Williams. Technique isnt e v en an issue. Musicality, ex pres sivity and daringa singular talent. 2) Dance of the Angel (Sony Masterworks, 1997) Works by Astor Piazzolla, Baden Powell, Roland Dyens, William Lovelady

International front cover

US release front cover

MAJOR RECITALS PERFORMED WITH THIS GUITAR


1) Rodrigo: Aranjuez Guitar Concerto, Slava Grigoryan w/London Philharmonic Orches tra, 199 8 2) Carnegie Hall Solo Debut, Slava Grigoryan, 199 8 3) Wigmore Hall Solo Debut, Slava Grigoryan, 1997 4) Darwin International Guitar Fes tival, Slava Grigoryan, 1995 5) The Grea t Guitars Tour, Slava Grigoryan with P aco Pena & Leo Kot tke, 1995. 6) Tokyo International Guitar Competition, Slava Grigoryan (2nd place), 199 4