Hello friends,In a few weeks I should receive my first vihuela ever, so as you can imagine I can't wait. I played guitar before, but I will have to prepare music for historical theatre play so I decided to buy historical instrument instead of using regular guitar. I found a lot of facsimiles in internet but my question is:which author do you suggest would be the best for start? Narvaez. Mudarra?? Just to go step by step from easy pieces to more complicated. As you imagine it's very easy to get…See More
"A lot depends on what you mean by religious music or sacred music. I think you need to make a distinction between settings of religious texts and music intended to be performed in church as part of the liturgy. I am…"
"Hello Konstantin, that sounds like a fascinating paper. As to the Concert Spirituels, I think the only guitarist employed there ever, in over 60 years, was Vidal in 1776... so that rather demonstrates how UNusual it was for guitars to be used for…"
"It seems to me wholly inappropriate to include baroque guitar in the music of Bach or Zelenka - Rameau perhaps if it was secular. As I understand it the Concert Spirituel was formed to perform instrumental music and vocal music with Latin texts at…"
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