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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Robert de Visée Trio arrangement of guitar suites

In his Livre de guittarre (Paris, 1682), Robert de Visée has provided treble and bass parts to some of the movements of the guitar suites, including the very popular one in d minor.On page 114 of The Guitar and its Music written by James Tyler and Paul Sparks, there is the statement that where the parts have been provided the music can be played as a trio arrangement presumably with a flute, recorder or violin on the treble and cello or viol on the bass. Tyler and Sparks suggest the guitar…See More
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"That's a good question.  Sanz describes slurs - which he calls extrasino in Regla septima and he refers to this and the three other ornaments - trino, mordente and temblor as being the most common ones used in Italian…"
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Jacques Gallot: Folies d'Espagnes 1 Reply

Started by Edward C. Yong in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Juan Pablo Pira Jan 24.

Strings for early romantic guitar 2 Replies

Started by Michael Mayr in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by Michael Mayr Jan 21.


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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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