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Ellnora: Strumming the chord of diversity

David Spelman backstage with Daniel Lanois at Ellnora 2013.

By Frances Welch

September 8, 2015

Stretching back to the 16th century, the guitar has evolved as much as the timeline of human history. Originating from what was once called a long-neck lute, today’s modern counterpart has developed into the backbone of all musical genres. Music lovers can continue to celebrate this diversity and evolution o...