Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

For all gut strung historical guitars (Renaissance, Baroque, and Early Romantic) and related plucked, fretted instruments up to c. 1850



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Jelma van Amersfoort replied to Nicholas Starin's discussion By Bother's Vihuela
"Dear Nicholas, can you tell us more about the instrument? Are you referring to a renaissance vihuela or a Mexican one? The difference is quite large.  Jelma"
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Juan Pablo Pira posted a discussion

Garnsey's article on Matteis

I recently came accorss a 1966 article by Sylvia Garnsey: The use of Hand-Plucked Instruments in the Continuo Body: Nicola Matteis. Music and Letters, Vol. 47 No. 2 (apr. 1966)I found it to be a very interesting read. As something written almost half a century ago, it is bound to have some opinions that are no longer current.  However, what struck me the most was that she mentions that Matteis's continuo realizations lead to awkward voicing.  I wouldn't be surprised, but when I strum a chord in…See More
Juan Pablo Pira and Stuart Walsh are now friends
Rocky Mjos left a comment for eugene gridiushko
"Welcome to the EG+V network, Eugene!"
Rocky Mjos left a comment for Nicholas Starin
"Welcome to the EG+V network, Nicholas!"
Kenneth A Hartdegen left a comment for Jelma van Amersfoort
"Why thanks a lot Jelma! I am still trying to get used to what you all do on this great site.  Regards,  Ken"


By Bother's Vihuela 1 Reply

Started by Nicholas Starin in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Jelma van Amersfoort 2 hours ago.

Greg Brown's Vihuela

Started by Nicholas Starin in General Discussion 18 hours ago.

Garnsey's article on Matteis

Started by Juan Pablo Pira in General Discussion yesterday.

Libros de música para vihuela CD - Updated software 5 Replies

Started by Dmitry Medvedev in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Dmitry Medvedev on Sunday.

String lenght and pitch? 5 Replies

Started by Fernando Kurka in Instrument Building, Repair, and Strings. Last reply by Fernando Kurka Dec 12.


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About the EG&V Ning Network

This Early Guitars and Vihuela Ning network was created by Rob MacKillop on May 17, 2008. The current Network Creator is Rocky Mjos and additional Administrators are Jelma van Amersfoort and Andrew Hartig.

Created by Rob MacKillop May 20, 2008 at 12:30pm. Last updated by Rocky Mjos Mar 13, 2010.

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