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 replied to Michael Vesth's discussion haddock renaissance guitar
"Hello Michael, for a bit more (ca. 1200 GBP/1500 Euros) you can have a hand made instrument by Alexander Hopkins: http://www.hopkinslutes.com/index.html and probably other makers, if you shop around..."
Michael Vesth posted a discussion

haddock renaissance guitar

Hello allI'll buy a renaissance guitar in the near future, but i'm not willing to spend more than around 1000 english pounds.I've been looking at the Haddock renaissance guitar from the early music shop, and I like the design - it's not just a small baroque guitar (which I already have) - and of course the price.Living in Denmark i'm unable to try it out, som I'm asking if anyone has any experience with the guitar or have tried it out?You can contact me private on: mir@godmail.dkall the best…See More
Emmanuel Pool Castellanos left a comment for Rocky Mjos
"Thanks a lot! I'm a countertenor searching material for voice an guitar. Greetings from Mexico!"
Rocky Mjos left a comment for Dana Howe
"Welcome to the EG+V network, Dana!"
Dana Howe is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
Valéry Sauvage commented on Valéry Sauvage's photo


"This vihuela was made by Didier Jarny. 60 cm string length. (and a beautiful fretboard in snakewood...) "
Tim Dawson updated their profile
Jean-Marie Poirier posted a video


Manuscrit L81 de l'abbaye de Kremsmünster (Autriche), f° 164r Jean-Marie Poirier, guitare baroque. Concert donné à Stuttgart-Mönchfeld, evangelische Kirche, ...


haddock renaissance guitar 1 Reply

Started by Michael Vesth in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela. Last reply by Jelma van Amersfoort yesterday.

BG continuo for Bach & Zelenka. 10 Replies

Started by Edward C. Yong in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Monica Hall Nov 1.

Ideal String Length 11 Replies

Started by Edward C. Yong in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by eleusis antionadis Nov 1.

Baroque guitar left hand technique 7 Replies

Started by Beth Alexander in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Ariel Oct 31.


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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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