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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Olav Fylling replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"Thank you for your answer. I would be very grateful for your translation. If you don't want to upload it here, I can send you my mail address."
14 hours ago
Monica Hall replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"In reply to your message which seems to be at the bottom of this page, the straight line is a bit ambiguous because he uses it under single notes as well as groups of two or three notes. E.g. at the end of the double to the courante - on p. 31 in…"
14 hours ago
Monica Hall replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"In reply to your message which seems to be at the bottom of this page, the straight line is a bit ambiguous because he uses it under single notes as well as groups of two or three notes. E.g. at the end of the double to the courante - on p. 31 in…"
14 hours ago
Olav Fylling replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"Monica Hall and Lex Eisenhardt, thank you for an interesting discussion. I have been too busy to read it carefully until now. I have two questions: 1. Lex, you say: “Therefore I suppose the vertical line just applies for the lowest notes of…"
20 hours ago
Lex Eisenhardt replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"Spanners can be useful though. I was referring to downstrokes without a sign. But yes, if there is a sign ­on ½ notes and dotted ¼ notes we could of course consider to include the third finger as well. However, I should say I have…"
yesterday
Monica Hall replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"Sorry if I am throwing a spanner in the works but De Visée has not said that downstrokes with a sign ­on ½ notes and dotted ¼ notes are to be played = m-i-p. He has said “it is necessary to run the fingers of the right…"
Thursday
Lex Eisenhardt replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"To clarify my point, the great majority of downstrokes are at ¼ notes and ⅛ notes. Like with upstrokes, this does not allow you to use more than one finger.  With ½ notes and dotted ¼ notes without a sign one could…"
Wednesday
Lex Eisenhardt replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"Are there other options?  I don't think there are upstrokes with a sign. "
Wednesday

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Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature. 22 Replies

Started by Olav Fylling in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Olav Fylling 14 hours ago.

Baroque Guitar Roses on Vihuelas 2 Replies

Started by Edward C. Yong in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson Mar 15.

Vihuela rosette question 5 Replies

Started by Dino Silone in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson Mar 15.

ROMANCEROS AND VIHUELA 1 Reply

Started by Traversac Roger in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Siebren Weertman Mar 14.

Asymmetry in 19th Century Guitar Shapes 4 Replies

Started by Scot Tremblay in Instrument Building, Repair, and Strings. Last reply by Poul Hansen Mar 13.

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This Early Guitars and Vihuela Ning network was created by Rob MacKillop on May 17, 2008. The current Network Creator is Rocky Mjos. Jelma van Amersfoort is co-Administrator.

Created by Rob MacKillop May 20, 2008 at 12:30pm. Last updated by Rocky Mjos Aug 22, 2015.

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