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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Kathlyn Robbins replied to Anton Birula's discussion Baroque Guitar by Martin de Witte for sale
"Hello, Is this guitar still available?  If so, what is the asking price? Thank you."
9 hours ago
Gert de vries replied to Gabriele Natilla's discussion Capona by Valdambrini
"Hello, I’m also interested in this Capona, would it be possible to send me a copy? desgerts@xs4all.nl"
Kathlyn Robbins is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
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Edgar Aichinger replied to Benjamin Mortimer's discussion Is there a guide to this form of notation?
"There used to be a short introduction to reading tab at Wayne Cripps' Tab site, but it seems to be gone; luckily the wayback machine saved a backup in 2019, here: Introduction to reading lute tablature this covers the basics for understanding…"
Jul 25


Baroque Guitar by Martin de Witte for sale 1 Reply

Started by Anton Birula in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Kathlyn Robbins 9 hours ago.

Capona by Valdambrini 20 Replies

Started by Gabriele Natilla in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Gert de vries yesterday.

Is there a guide to this form of notation? 2 Replies

Started by Benjamin Mortimer in General Discussion. Last reply by Edgar Aichinger Jul 25.

New book by Christopher Page

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort in General Discussion Jul 21.


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Here is a new(ish) page that lists most known four- and five-course guitar sources, besides lute music: https://www.earlymusicsources.com/more/lute-music-sources?fbclid=IwAR1I8XtiHpVtGuHb5vc6NK-RSPNxh73OuDQq-eIhxfYn-skrX-wr1gkHPaI

Created by Jelma van Amersfoort Aug 31, 2019 at 11:05am. Last updated by Jelma van Amersfoort Aug 31, 2019.

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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