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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Jelma van Amersfoort posted an event

A series of lectures on the guitar in the 19th century at St. Sepulchre Without Newgate

October 9, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Men, Women and Guitars in Romantic EnglandThe guitar is arguably the most widely cultivated instrument in the world. At a time when fifty or more pianos are broken up for scrap in Britain every week – sad relics of Victorian parlour entertainment – sales of guitars have never been higher.Nonetheless, it has been almost universally forgotten that there was an intense guitar craze in England between about 1800 and 1835, spanning the lifetimes of Keats, Byron, Shelley and Coleridge, and a craze…See More
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Xavier Dominguez replied to Xavier Dominguez's discussion Medieval citole for sale
"3000 euro. Barcelona, Spain."
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Andrew Hartig replied to Xavier Dominguez's discussion Medieval citole for sale
"Price? Location?"
Xavier Dominguez posted a discussion

Medieval citole for sale

I'm selling an amazing 5 string medieval citole made by the spanish luthier Carlos González the year 2012. Besides its astonishing appearance it has a bright and beautiful sound. I sell it because actually I play other instruments instead.See More
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Medieval citole for sale 2 Replies

Started by Xavier Dominguez in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Xavier Dominguez on Friday.

Unidentified painting of Biagio Marini? 9 Replies

Started by Monica Hall in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Monica Hall Sep 18.

New book on guitars in Tudor England 2 Replies

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Lisa Koch Sep 9.

Allemande La Royalle by Visée 5 Replies

Started by Zoltán Kárpáti in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Monica Hall Sep 6.

Giuliani's op10, Capriccio and errors alleged 25 Replies

Started by Cogg in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by Cogg Sep 4.


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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 and additional Administrators are Jelma van Amersfoort and Andrew Hartig.

Created by Rob MacKillop May 20, 2008 at 12:30pm. Last updated by Rocky Mjos Mar 13, 2010.

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