Los Romeros: The Royal Family of the Guitar VHS
Few men have done as much to spread the music of the Spanish guitar as the late Celedino Romero, whose love for the instrument spanned modern history. His musical legacy lives on in the legendary quartet he formed with his sons Celin, Pepe, and Angel and continues with grandsons Celino and Lito.
Los Romeros: The Royal Family of the Guitar tells the inspiring story of how Celedino Romeroe, a noted guitar virtuoso and gifted composer from Malaga, Spain braved civil war and artisitic oppression to become the patriarch of a family of brilliant guitar soloists, and the creator of the world's first guitar quartet.
Through captivating interviews with family and friends, with evocative music - from Bach to de Falla and Rodrigo - and archival footage, the one-hour documentary chronicles the romance of Celedino and Angelita Romero, the family's flight form Franco's Spain, their auspicious arrival on American soil in 1957 and the birth of the quartet three years later. With inimitable grace and gorgeous music, Los Romeros:The Royal Family of the Guitar, provides insight into the colorful history of the classical guitar through the life and times of one the premiere families in music. From the Romeros' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show to the momentous occasion of their Knighthood, Los Romeros takes viewers on an intimate journey that attests to the family's enduring love affair with the guitar.
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