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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Daniel Shoskes posted a video

Pimontoyse by Adrian LeRoy for Renaissance Guitar

One of the more famous pieces for Renaissance guitar. The Pimentoyse is from Adrian Le Roys's third book of guitar music. Written first simply then with dimi...
17 hours ago
Lars Rosager posted a discussion

Spanish Speakers?

Do you speak Spanish and have an interest in the history of the guitar, vihuela, and/or lute? Consider joining the Sociedad de la Vihuela (Society of the Vihuela), a wonderful academic organization that provides top-notch publications and much more. http://sociedaddelavihuela.comSee More
20 hours ago
Monica Hall replied to Marten Falk's discussion Strange guitar tunings or error?
"I don't know if anyone is really interested in this or whether they have worked out the chords with the different tuning but with a couple of exceptions the actual notes are the same but the left hand fingering is different and seems to me to…"
Gyorgy LORINCZI replied to Gyorgy LORINCZI's discussion New romantic guitar for sale
"Sorry James---both are sold . But I have in work two similars....If ytou are still interessed. Sincerely Gyorgy lorilute @yahoo.com"
Gyorgy LORINCZI posted a status
"Dear James Edwards ....both are sold -- I have in work two similars. If you are interessed---lorilute@yahoo.com---Sincerely Gyorgy"
James Edwards replied to Gyorgy LORINCZI's discussion New romantic guitar for sale
"Hello, I was wondering if this is still for sale?  I inquired recently about a Renaissance guitar also. Thanks, James in Oregon"
Rod Blocksidge posted a video

Early Romantic Guitar and 18th century Mandora 5 pieces

The mandora belongs to both the lute and guitar worlds, a genuine crossover instrument existing in 18th and 19th century forms.
Jul 12
Steven Winiarski updated their profile
Jul 12


Spanish Speakers?

Started by Lars Rosager in General Discussion 20 hours ago.

Strange guitar tunings or error? 10 Replies

Started by Marten Falk in General Discussion. Last reply by Monica Hall on Friday.

New romantic guitar for sale 2 Replies

Started by Gyorgy LORINCZI in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Gyorgy LORINCZI on Tuesday.

seeking advice on lyre-guitar 4 Replies

Started by Christopher Davies in General Discussion. Last reply by Sinier de Ridder Jul 7.

Renaissance guitar strings 1 Reply

Started by Daniel Shoskes in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by gilles T Jul 5.


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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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