Mathew James, Lecture Recital
Lecture Recital: Yōgaku and Ongaku, A brief overview of the twentieth century in Japanese classical guitar music. Highlighting the external and internal cultural influences that have defined the classical guitar in Japan. Mathew will look at music from the 1930s to the present day and also discover and discuss the origins of the guitar in Japan from the 16th century. This is a unique lecture recital & the first of it's kind in 15 years at CM.