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Classical Guitars:
Classical guitars owned or loaned to Julian Bream while a professional adult guitarist

Guitar: Simon Ambridge, UK, Hauser replica (2009)

Date acquired: bought in 2009

Note

-Never recorder with this guitar.




Guitar: Gary Southwell, UK, Hermann Hauser I replica (1996)

Date acquired: bought in 199

Notes

- A 1996, bench replica of Rose Augustine's 1940 Hermann Hauser I guitar

-Never recorder with this guitar.



Guitar: Hermann Hauser I, Germany.  (1940)
Date: Loaned to Bream in 1991?
Notes

-Loaned to Bream on 1991?. Owned by Rose Augustine/Augustine Estate.
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album To the Edge of Dream: Rodrigo, Takemitsu, Arnold recorded in October 1990, June 1991 and February 1992.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Nocturnal: Britten, Lutoslawski, Martin, Takemitsu and Brouwer recorded in September and October 1992.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album J.S. Bach recorded in October and November 1992.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Sonata: Paganini, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Josérecorded in November 1993.



Brian Cohen, UK, 1991
Date Acquired:
Notes
-never recorded with this guitar



Guitar: Kevin Aram, UK. (1988) " Myrtle"
Date: Purchased in 1988
Notes

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album La Guitarra Romantica recorded on October 1989 and August 1990. Selections 1, 7-18.




Guitar: Kevin Aram, UK. (1986)
Date: Purchased in 1988
Notes

-Never recorder with this guitar.




Guitar: Jeffrey R. Elliott, USA, (1986)

Date Acquired:

Notes

-never recorded with this guitar




Guitar: José Romanillos, UK/Spain. (1985)
Date: Purchased in 1985
Notes




Guitar: Hermann Hauser I, Germany. (1944)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 197
Notes
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Villa-Lobos: 12 Etudes for Guitar and Suite Populaire Brésilienne
recorded in May and June 1978.



Guitar: José Romanillos, UK/Spain. (1973)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 1973
Notes

-Built specifically for Julian Bream
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Julian and John/2 ("Together Again") recorded in June 1973.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Giuliani and Sor recorded in February and March 1974.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Rodrigo and Berkley recorded in November 1974 and May 1975.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Music of Spain, vol. 4 - The Classical Heritage: Sor and Aguado recorded on October and November 1980.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Music of Spain, vol. 5 - Plays Granados and Albéniz recorded on June and July 1982.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Music of Spain, vol. 8 - Joaquín Rodrigo recorded on October 1981, December 1982 and January 1983.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Dedication recorded on October and December 1981 and January 1982.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Music of Spain, vol. 7-A Celebration of Andrés Segovia recorded on February and May 1983

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album ¡Guitarra! The Guitar in Spain recorded on 1983/1984. Side 1 Boccherini: Fandango and entire Side 2.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album La Guitarra Romantica recorded on September 1983 and April 1984. Selections 2-6.



Guitar: Hernández y Aguado, Spain. (1965)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 197
Notes
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Julian Bream '70s recorded in September 1972 and February 1973.




Guitar: Hermann Hauser I, Germany.  (1936)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 197
Notes
-One of the guitars used for the recording of  the album Julian Bream Plays Villa-Lobos recorded in February and May 1971.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Julian & John ("Together") recorded in July and August 1971.



Guitar: Hermann Hauser I, Germany.  (1950)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 197
Notes
-One of the guitars used for the recording of  the album Julian Bream Plays Villa-Lobos recorded in February and May 1971.




Guitar: Manuel Ramírez, Spain. (1968)
Date acquired: Purchased in 196
Notes
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Romantic Guitar recorded in May 1970.




Guitar: David "Jose" Rubio, UK.  (1966)
Date acquired: Purchased by Bream on 1966.
Notes
-Built specifically for Bream
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Julian Bream and His Friends recorded in November and December 1967.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Classic Guitar recorded in September 1967 and September 1968.




Guitar: David "Jose" Rubio, UK.  SP/CSAR (1965) No. 30
Date acquired: Purchased by Bream on 1965.
Notes

-Built specifically for Bream

-Used from 1965 to

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album 20th Century Guitar recorded in September 1966.




Guitar: Robert Bouchet, France. (1964)
Date acquired: Purchased in 1964
Notes
-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Baroque Guitar recorded in 1965.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Julian Bream and John Williams "LIVE" recorded in October 1978.
-This guitar was stolen from a car in New York, NY. USA




Guitar: Robert Bouchet, France. (1960)
Date acquired: Purchased in 1962
Notes
-One of the 2 guitars used for the recording of  the album Rodrigo, Vivaldi, Britten recorded in October 1963.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Music for Voice and Guitar recorded in September 1963 and March 1964.

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album J.S. Bach: Lute Suites, Nos. 1 and 2 recorded in September and October 1965.



Guitar: Manuel Ramírez, Spain. (1963)
Date acquired: Purchased in 1962
Notes
-One of the 2 guitars used for the recording of  the album Rodrigo, Vivaldi, Britten recorded in October 1963.




Guitar: Robert Bouchet, France. (1962)
Date acquired: Purchased in 1962
Notes
-One of the 2 Bouchet guitar used for the recording of  the album Popular Classics for Spanish Guitar recorded in November & December 1962.




Guitar: Robert Bouchet, France. (1957)

Date acquired: Purchased in 1962

Notes

-One of the 2 Bouchet guitar used for the recording of  the album Popular Classics for Spanish Guitar recorded in November & December 1962.




Guitar: Edgar Mönch, Germany/Canada, 1959

Date: Purchased by Bream in 1959

Notes

-Guitar used for the recording of  the album Guitar Concertos recorded in Spetember 1959.




Guitar: Hermann Hauser II, Germany. SP/CSAR (1957)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 1959
Notes

-Used from 1959 to 1963
-Guitar used for the recording and album cover of  The Art of Julian Bream recorded in October and November 1959.

-Sold to Robert Spencer, currently owned by Russell Cleveland (Dallas, USA)




Guitar: Hermann Hauser I, Germany. (1947)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 1956
Notes
--Guitar used to record A Bach Recital for the Guitar recorded in May 1956.




Guitar: Hector Quine, UK. (1954)

Date acquired: 1955

Notes

-Guitar used to record Spanish Guitar: Turina, de Falla, Sor, recorded in September 1955

-Guitar used to record Guitar Music of Villa-Lobos and Tórroba recorded in September 1955




Guitar: Hermann Hauser I, Germany. SP/CSAR (1928)
Date: Purchased by Bream on 1950
Notes

-Used in early recitals from 1950 to 1955
-Last restoration 1989
-Sold on January 18, 1992



No specific information is known about the following guitars except for the builder.


Guitar:Matthias Dammann, Germany, cedar double top (quickly sold)
Date Acquired:
Notes
-never recorded with this guitar




Guitar: Masaru Kohno, Japan, Model 50 (c.1960)

Date acquired:

Notes

-sold c.1990




Guitar:Gerhard J. Oldiges, Germany

Date: acquired:

Notes




Guitar: Santos Hernández

Date acquired:

Notes

-Never recorded with this guitar.



Webmasters notes:

Thank you to all that helped www.julianbreamguitar.com compile this significant amount of information. Thank so much to Miles at Kent Guitar Classics and Guitar Salon International  for all the useful information. Above all, I would like to give a special thanks to the guitar aficionados at the Delcamp Classical Guitar Forum. Some of those guys have been compiling and revising their Bream guitar list for decades.