Vojind That said I am glad I own it for the insights and info. Though all the pieces in the anthology are in the PD somewhere, some are frederkck to find, like a couple of Broca pieces, some are actually to my knowledge to be found elsewhere except in the Noad Romantic Anthology. Return to Book Page. Deb rated yhe it was amazing Apr 08, Like the other books in the series, the romantic guitar anthology is an almost perfect example how an educational edition should be.
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Noad was best known for his popular instructional television series, Guitar with Frederick Noad, which was originally televised on PBS in the mids and re-syndicated in color in the early s, and which continues to be broadcast today. Biography[ edit ] Born in Blankenberge , Belgium , to British parents, who were on holiday in that country at the time,  Noad moved at an early age with his family to Eversley , England and was originally introduced to music through the violin and piano.
As a teenager, Noad started playing the guitar , which quickly became his favorite instrument. Noad took a nontraditional path to becoming a professional musician. He received a liberal arts education at Wellington College, Berkshire , earning diplomas in a wide variety of disciplines including ancient history , Latin , Greek , and literature. It was at this point that Noad decided to pursue a career in music. He started a small music business in Hollywood , California called the Spanish Guitar Center where he offered music lessons and sold imported classical guitars from famous makers in Spanish cities such as Cordoba and Granada.
Noad married Marilyn Clay Stuart on June 2, It was during his honeymoon that he had met Segovia. Settling in California, Noad became an American citizen. He also authored several instructional guitar books, many focusing on classical guitar playing, but some also encompassing a wide variety of other styles such as travis picking , folk and country, flamenco , Latin rhythms, the blues , and rock and roll.
Bibliography[ edit ] Noad, Frederick M. Schirmer Trade Books.
Frederick Noad Guitar Anthologies
Frederick Noad: The Romantic Guitar Anthology (w/ CD)
The Romantic Guitar