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International Guitar Research Archives Discography

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The International Guitar Research Archives Discography contains 2,423 78 rpm and 33-1/3 rpm phonograph recordings of acoustic guitar, mandolin and lute performances. Featured prominently are baroque, classical and Spanish genres. The collection was assembled from gifts from the Joseph Smith estate, the Vahdah Olcott-Bickford estate, the Laurindo Almeida estate, John Tanno, and Ronald Purcell. The IGRA discography features searchable liner notes and other important information including composers, performers, album tracks, album titles, record companies, and other publication information for the recordings. The album cover and liner notes are displayed. This project was supported with funds from the Augustine Foundation, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the study and performance of classical guitar.

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