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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gilles T replied to Chris Pearcy's discussion Wanted: Baroque Guitar in A
"Dear Mr Pearcy, Baroque guitars mostly come with long scale length (by modern standards), up to 72cm...  But if you want something smaller and historically accurate, you can search for an instrument designed after the Belchior Diaz guitar, a…"
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Chris Pearcy posted a discussion

Wanted: Baroque Guitar in A

I’m looking for a decent baroque guitar with ideally, a string length of 54cm or less. Unfortunately the arthritis in my hands is getting worse rapidly and I need an instrument that can accommodate my lack of stretch. This can be a used or new instrument providing it can delivered relatively soon, as at the moment I have nothing I am able to play.Best wishes in these difficult times,ChrisSee More
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Wanted: Baroque Guitar in A 1 Reply

Started by Chris Pearcy in General Discussion. Last reply by gilles T 14 hours ago.

Baroque Guitar by Martin de Witte for sale 1 Reply

Started by Anton Birula in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Kathlyn Robbins Aug 10.

Capona by Valdambrini 20 Replies

Started by Gabriele Natilla in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Gert de vries Aug 9.

Is there a guide to this form of notation? 2 Replies

Started by Benjamin Mortimer in General Discussion. Last reply by Edgar Aichinger Jul 25.

New book by Christopher Page

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort in General Discussion Jul 21.

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Sources

Here is a new(ish) page that lists most known four- and five-course guitar sources, besides lute music: https://www.earlymusicsources.com/more/lute-music-sources?fbclid=IwAR1I8XtiHpVtGuHb5vc6NK-RSPNxh73OuDQq-eIhxfYn-skrX-wr1gkHPaI

Created by Jelma van Amersfoort Aug 31, 2019 at 11:05am. Last updated by Jelma van Amersfoort Aug 31, 2019.

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. 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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