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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Lyle Pirnie is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
23 hours ago
Bill Brettschneider replied to Bill Brettschneider's discussion Baroque tablature notation.
"That made perfect sense as soon as I went back to the score and tried it. It seems obvious now, but it wasn't obvious to me before. Thanks."
Monica Hall replied to Bill Brettschneider's discussion Baroque tablature notation.
"Yes - in Italian tablature frets from ten onwards always use Roman numerals.   The reason for this is that Arabic numerals would be ambiguous.   You might read 10 as being 1st fret, open course, 11 as 1st course twice and so…"
Theodor Hassel replied to Theodor Hassel's discussion Guitar by B. Kresse after L. Panormo 1843 for sale
"I have decided to reduce the price of my guitar from SEK 42000 to SEK 39000 (+ shipping)."
Tomas Fiore posted photos
Jan van Cappelle replied to Gavin Cawley's discussion Books on baroque guitar construction
"Nice, keep us posted here on the forum. It's always inspiring to see other builds. I've made a short(er) summary of the Stradivari article on my blog. https://thedutchluthier.wordpress.com/2015/08/30/antonio-stradivari-guitar-maker/"
Bud Roach posted a video

Capella Intima - Rolla collection recording sessions- August, 2015

Capella Intima- www.capellaintima.com Sheila Dietrich, soprano; Jennifer Enns Modolo, alto Bud Roach, director, tenor, baroque guitar; David Roth, bass Kirk ...
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Baroque tablature notation. 4 Replies

Started by Bill Brettschneider in General Discussion. Last reply by Bill Brettschneider yesterday.

Guitar by B. Kresse after L. Panormo 1843 for sale 4 Replies

Started by Theodor Hassel in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Theodor Hassel yesterday.

Books on baroque guitar construction 39 Replies

Started by Gavin Cawley in Instrument Building, Repair, and Strings. Last reply by Jan van Cappelle on Tuesday.

Romantic guitar (Fabricatore 1811)

Started by Homoki Zsolt in For Sale / Wanted Aug 27.

Joseph Panormo guitar

Started by Tarquin Bolton in Early Romantic Guitar Aug 23.


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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.

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