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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Jens Bang-Rasmussen shared Christopher Challen's photo on Facebook
Martyn Hodgson replied to Martyn Hodgson's discussion Perez works found in Recueil des pieces de guitare 1729
"As mentioned earlier, I found Perez's flamboyant setting (in B-Bc 5.615) of the popular Marizapalos particularly intriguing (more florid in places than other surviving settings such as those by Guerau, Sanz, de Murcia and preserved in the…"
Andrei Blinov and Robert Coldwell are now friends
James Westbrook replied to Tom Monaghan's discussion Anonymous Romantic Guitar for sale
"Please could you hold the guitar for me, thank you. James"
Dec 4
Tom Monaghan posted a discussion

Anonymous Romantic Guitar for sale

Anonymous most likely Saxon guitar by an unknown maker, late 1800s to early 1900s.This guitar is being sold as a player's instrument after restoration by Mark Finney in Leicester. Perfect string height and intonation. The guitar has a very nice tone with Aquila Romantic guitar nylgut strings. The restoration involved cleaning the solid spruce soundboard and French polishing, lowering the saddle, replacing the frets and a new ebony fingerboard. The back and sides are painted rosewood lookalike…See More
Dec 4
Vladimir Ondrejcak posted a video

Giulio Regondi (1823 - 1872) - Etude no. 3

Beautiful Etude no. 3 by Giulio Regondi, Home recording Vladimír Ondrejčák - guitar historical replic made by Jan Tuláček N. G. Ries Vienna 1840
Dec 2
gilles T replied to gilles T's discussion renaissance guitar plans ?
"Thank you James for the input; I will take a closer look. Plus, I realized just after posting that my previous search was note very accurate, because there is indeed a thread about ren. guitar build full of useful infos in the "building"…"
Dec 1
James Westbrook replied to gilles T's discussion renaissance guitar plans ?
"Sorry, I can’t answer your question, but as background reading, have you read Christopher Page’s award winning book on the Tudor Guitar, which looks at all the evidence available surrounding the English gittern."
Dec 1


Perez works found in Recueil des pieces de guitare 1729 6 Replies

Started by Martyn Hodgson in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson on Thursday.

Anonymous Romantic Guitar for sale 1 Reply

Started by Tom Monaghan in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by James Westbrook Dec 4.

renaissance guitar plans ? 2 Replies

Started by gilles T in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by gilles T Dec 1.

help with label on my 19th century guitar 5 Replies

Started by Christopher Davies in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by Martyn Hodgson Nov 29.


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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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