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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Lex Eisenhardt and Andrew White are now friends
yesterday
Lex Eisenhardt posted a video

Robert de Visée, suite D minor. Lex Eisenhardt baroque guitar

Robert de Visée, suite D minor (1686): prelude, allemande, courante, sarabande, gavotte, bourée, menuet 1 and 2, gigue, passacaille Lex Eisenhardt, baroque g...
Tuesday
Alexandros Zervas posted a video

Antonio Vivaldi Lute Concerto in Re Major for Baroque Guitar And Classic Guitar

Concerto For Lute In Re Majore part one Alexandros Zervas Baroque Guitar Haralambos Abatzidis Classic Guitar
Monday
Huub Vosmeiijer is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
Monday
Martyn Hodgson replied to Martyn Hodgson's discussion Early six course Spanish guitar: fretting and stringing
"Many thanks Monica, I had in mind Spanish six course instruments instruments from about the 1760/70s through to the end of the century  -  the peak, based on extant musical sources and instruments made, seems to be the…"
Monday
Monica Hall replied to Martyn Hodgson's discussion Early six course Spanish guitar: fretting and stringing
"Not sure precisely what instruments you are referring to or the precise date  but in 1773 Vargas y Guzman says that although guitars usually have wire frets he has included information about how to place moveable frets in case any…"
Sunday
Martyn Hodgson posted a discussion

Early six course Spanish guitar: fretting and stringing

I would be grateful for any information on two aspects of the Spanish six (double) course  guitar introduced there in the second half of the eighteenth century and which continued to be played into the nineteenth:Fretting: - as far as I'm aware all extant instruments of this type have fixed metal frets on the neck but, of course, some could be replacements for earlier tied frets especially for the earliest of these instruments. Is there any evidence for the use of tied frets on these…See More
Sunday
charles galipeau is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
Jan 11

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Early six course Spanish guitar: fretting and stringing 2 Replies

Started by Martyn Hodgson in General Discussion. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson on Monday.

Original 19th century guitar for sale, excellent instrument 3 Replies

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Jelma van Amersfoort Dec 24, 2018.

Estudos e fotos sobre Manoel Joaquim Monteiro Cabral 2 Replies

Started by Francisco Cabral in General Discussion. Last reply by gilles T Dec 5, 2018.

Joseph Panormo guitar 1 Reply

Started by Tarquin Bolton in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by Ian Watchorn Dec 1, 2018.

strings 8 Replies

Started by john laverdure in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Akira Sakamoto Nov 24, 2018.

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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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