A guitar in the making: Lowden Guitars in Downpatrick, Co Down. Photogrpah: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

A great guitar is all about the wood. And a great guitar maker, or luthier, knows how to choose that wood, how to shape it, how to let it breathe, ho(...)

  • Music
  • April 25, 2014, 00:00

Instrumental virtuosity is on a steady upward curve, fuelled, at least to some degree, by the proliferation of under- and post-graduate degree (...)