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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La Bomba by Mateo Flecha (1481-1553), Case Western Reserve Early Music Singers and Collegium Musicum

One of Flecha's "ensaladas", a mixture of styles telling a unified story including sacred and silly. This is the story of a crew on a sinking ship (Bomba) ye...
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David Tisdall replied to David Tisdall's discussion Pegs for Baroque Guitar
"Thanks Martyn. I haven't been able to find a source of pearwood in NZ. Would boxwood be better than ebony? I have used ebony pegs on my violins before, and have a peg shaver I use. What dimensions would you recommend for the guitar? Actually I…"
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Poul Hansen replied to David Tisdall's discussion Pegs for Baroque Guitar
"Good points. I reshape pegs by hand with a piece of sandpaper. It can also be done with a special shaper tool, like a pencilsharpener or make a suitable hole with your reamer in the crack between 2 wooden boards and line the hole with sandpaper and…"
9 hours ago
Martyn Hodgson replied to David Tisdall's discussion Pegs for Baroque Guitar
"The available commercial over-the-counter violin pegs are really rather too thick ('fat') for guitar (or lute) pegs.   A thinner shank makes fine tuning easier (ie a fraction of a turn on a thick peg stretches the string…"
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David Tisdall replied to David Tisdall's discussion Pegs for Baroque Guitar
"Thank you for your reply and links Poul. I think perhaps the ebony would work ...  "
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Poul Hansen replied to David Tisdall's discussion Pegs for Baroque Guitar
"Why not? Have a look arround the internet, there are a lot of pictures of baroque guitars. Just avoid the cheaper ones with a brass ring in them. I've never seen that on a genuine old guitar.This guy has some very nice ones both ebony and…"
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Pegs for Baroque Guitar 5 Replies

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Porro: Joural de Guitarre 1 Reply

Started by Thomas Tallant in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson May 16.

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8-course Renaissance lute for sale 1 Reply

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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. 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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