The growth of interest in the guitar has been of the most remarkable phenomena in post-war music. It is too well founded and it has lasted too long to support the view that it is probably a 'nine-days-wonder' or some kind of ephemeral 'boom'. The guitar has become to stay as an integral part of the world of music, with its own contribution to make on many fronts. The serious and talented may even study it at many of the princiapal academies and colleges of music - which do not cater for mere frivolities of popular fashion...
John William Duarte