"The information was from the music librarian Francois Pierre Goy who catalogued the ms.in full after I contacted him. Some of the mss. are still only listed in a card catalogue so its an ongoing task. He sent me a complete list of the contents…"
"Dear Monica Hall,
I feel honored and grateful you took the time to shed some light on my request. Considering the number of pieces by de Visée, we may assume that this MS dates back to the end of the 17th century, if not the beginning of the…"
"Thanks for looking at the guitar Jelma. Some more clues for you. Upper bout 230mm, Lower bout 290mm. Scale length is 610mm. The headstock has a joint to the neck. Back is flat with a slight bulge in the middle, probably age related. Unfortunately…"
Interesting! The soundhole decoration looks Austrian to me. The scalloped fretboard too, maybe. I suppose there is no label or stamp anywhere on or in the guitar? Some more things to look for: what is the material of the frets? What…"
"I recently asked the Bn de F for information about it and this is part of their reply. They also sent me a complete list of the contents. I don't think anyone has done a detailed study of it
Type : musique imprimée et manuscrite,…"