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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Profile Iconernesto cabrera and Matt Barber joined Early Guitars and Vihuela
6 hours ago
Bernie Lehmann posted a discussion

New Panormo Model for sale

This is a copy of the premier builder of guitars "in the Spanish style" in London in 1830. I had an original one in the shop a few years ago and made an accurate drawing before it went to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts for the "Dangerous Curves" exhibit. Ours is made of prime Brazilian rosewood parallel veneers for the sides and back, just like many early guitars were constructed - both for strength and beauty. The top is a fine grained spruce finished with bees wax and polished to a luster.  …See More
Bernie Lehmann updated their profile
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Alexandros Kalkos replied to Kat Hammer's discussion Santa Cruz manuscript
"Thank you very much for cleaning this facsimile. Your work is very helpful!"
Fernando Kurka replied to Fernando Kurka's discussion Pinky rest height?
"I'm not aiming to play this guitar this way, but rather, replace the rest that has gone missing. The rests that sit flush to the soundboard seem to appear on guitars that have the fingerboard flush to the table. This guitar's fingerboard…"
Kat Hammer and Andrew White are now friends
Bernie Lehmann is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela


New Panormo Model for sale

Started by Bernie Lehmann in For Sale / Wanted yesterday.

Santa Cruz manuscript 2 Replies

Started by Kat Hammer in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Alexandros Kalkos on Friday.

Pinky rest height? 1 Reply

Started by Fernando Kurka in General Discussion. Last reply by Fernando Kurka on Friday.

Vermeer's painting The Guitar Player 8 Replies

Started by James Blake in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Monica Hall Jul 9.


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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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