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When a unique
marble guitar weeps
and hear this stone Spanish guitar back at the
beginning of March. Their appreciation of
Štěpiinnak's unmatched skill on the suitar
was evident by the long applause at the end of
his períormance.
The Spanish guitar with its stone body
is
On Fri,day 9th March one of the best guitarists and composers in
.Around
the World with
the world, ŠtapanRak held a show enti'tled
,,stofie
a Guitúr,', where he gaue spa guests a demonstration of kis
gu.itar", the only one of its kind, in the world. The packed hall
in Ann's Peat Spa was the aenue for a unique concert performance.
(the neck and bridge are made of wood)
made from a material known within the sto-
ne industry as Verde Guatemala; its geological name is serpentine. It weighs around
15 kilogrammes and fits into a guitar case,
The Czech scuiptorJan Reřicha made his
F1
name with his remarkable creations using
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minerais. One of the main reasons he siar-
r
ted making marble musical instruments was
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k'
the desire to get the greatest ťesonance
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from a material which is more or less consi-
Ěř.
dered the symbol oí siience' The sculptor
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claims that the great advantages of this
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material are its inherent natural beauty, gor-
geous greenish-white colouring and princi
pďiy its mechanical properties, in that it is
sufficiently flexible and easy to grind, ailo
wing highly precise workmanship.
The first marble violins were made in
..mramorky''.
At the end oí
- known as
2003
last year, after three months oÍ work, he
finished another unique work - a Spanish
guitar' Professor ŠtěprírrRak was the main
consultant as regards the sound of the
marble guitar and Jan Řeřicha decided to
donate this unique instrument to him
-
the
so it has been kept to the proportions of
fills venues all around the worid on his concert tours.
a
classical Spanish guitar. It is tuuly unique!
Štepannat, the first ever university pro
fessor of guitar in this country, is a pioneer
to exotic Peru or the celebrated Uffizi
of the
fivefinger guitar technique, which he
passes on to students at řIAMU in Prague
marble instrument from the workshop of the
According to Štěpán Rak' one of the first
admirers of this stone guitar was, amongst
others, his long-time řiend. the famous
dřector Miloš Forman, who recently paid
Czech sculptor. Patients and guests at the
a
and universities. This classical guitar master
Bělohrad spa however' had the chance to see
most skilled figure in the guitar worid.
Now, for example, he is getting ready to go
Gďlery
in Florence, where he will present his unique
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