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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John Leonard left a comment for Kenneth A Hartdegen
"Not a problem Ken; I only get to the site every few weeks myself. "
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Kenneth A Hartdegen replied to christopher davies's discussion fingerings for Murcia
"Maybe turning the left hand to 90 degrees to the neck can help the fingers stretch more easily. I think Santiago used a shorter scale guitar and also that this stretch is also facilitated by a narrower neck. "
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Kenneth A Hartdegen left a comment for John Leonard
"Hello John, sorry this took so long I am a rather distracted user of all these forums... and trying to do better! Ken"
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Kenneth A Hartdegen and John Leonard are now friends
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Jean-Jacques Sacré replied to christopher davies's discussion fingerings for Murcia
"Probably Murcia use Meantone scale, and the distance between frets a and b is shortly than in equal temperament. Bests Regards "
Gyorgy LORINCZI commented on Gyorgy LORINCZI's photo


"Thank you! . It is made after www.crane.gr.jp.......... a Lacote 'kind"... "
sergio muselli commented on Gyorgy LORINCZI's photo


"Wonderful maple ! Copy after .... or own design ? "


fingerings for Murcia 4 Replies

Started by christopher davies in General Discussion. Last reply by Kenneth A Hartdegen 1 hour ago.

New romantic guitar for sale

Started by Gyorgy LORINCZI in For Sale / Wanted on Tuesday.

baroque guitar drawings 2 Replies

Started by Pavao Sever in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Pavao Sever on Sunday.

Thomann "Pro Renaissance Guitar" 2 Replies

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


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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.

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