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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Jan van Cappelle replied to James Westbrook's discussion New book on Louis Panormo and other 19th century London-based guitar makers
"Congratulations! U fortunately I haven't got the funding for such a purchase, but it will be on may wishlist..."
4 hours ago
Israel Golani commented on Israel Golani's video

Renaissance Cittern

"Fantastic instrument made by Sebastian Nunez, with fixed frets tuned to 1/6 comma meantone.  "
11 hours ago
Israel Golani posted a video

Renaissance Cittern

Madonna mia pieta - Orlando di Lasso Renaissance Cittern - Israel Golani Source: Pierre Phalèse, Hortulus Cytharae, 1570 Recorded at The Chapel Royal, Dublin...
11 hours ago
nick harrison commented on nick harrison's photo

Theodore C Bates

"This is almost certainly an A. Guiot c,1838. (See similar one in Edinburgh University collection.) This one, unfortunately, has a replacement bridge."
14 hours ago
Esteban Mariño is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
James Westbrook commented on Vic Wong's photo

circa 1820 ?

"Please could you email me at j@theguitarmuseum.com to discuss this guitar. Thank you. Dr James Westbrook"
nick harrison posted a status
"James Westbrook. I have sold a couple and have added a few more. Will be selling some more soon. Almost time for Rehab! Nick."
A discussion started by James Westbrook was featured

New book on Louis Panormo and other 19th century London-based guitar makers

In 2012 I submitted my PhD thesis, titled: Guitar Making in Nineteenth-century London: Louis Panormo and his Contemporaries. I have been approached by a publisher who is willing to publish this in the following expected format: A4 size, hard back, circa 400 pages, containing approximately 300 colour images (depending upon the final copyright permissions obtained). We are aiming for the price of £80 per copy plus shipping if necessary, and in a limited print run. We anticipate that my book will…See More


New book on Louis Panormo and other 19th century London-based guitar makers 6 Replies

Started by James Westbrook in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by Jan van Cappelle 4 hours ago.

Saldivar Codex Murcia thesis Graig Russell 11 Replies

Started by ROY Jean-Bernard in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Alexander Dunn Jun 26.

Right hand pinky: go away tension! 4 Replies

Started by Víctor M. Gallardo in General Discussion. Last reply by Shad Gregory Jun 21.

Craan Songbook

Started by Jan Burgers in Early Romantic Guitar Jun 1.


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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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