Orfeo Magazine, 1-5
- Camino Verde
- Alberto Martinez
Presented here is a beautiful, coffee-table style book housing the first five issues of what was previously an on-line (only) magazine whose feature articles have profiled the lives and work places of a selection the worlds finest classical guitar makers – both past and present. Additionally, each volume includes supplemental feature stories about the areas these makers work in, which helps to contextualize the cultural backdrop that informs and influences their different styles of guitar construction. The striking photography done by Alberto Martinez of each story brings to life the rich traditions behind each makers’ work and in grand visual display, brings to life the their fascinating stories and approaches to the art of lutherie.
“It was my vocation as a photographer and my passion for the classical guitar that inspired me to create, three years ago now, our magazine. I wanted it to be a magazine of elegance, one that would pay tribute to guitar-makers, as...