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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Robert St. Cyr left a comment for GILBERT ISBIN
"Hi Gilbert, The request for a baroque guitar came from someone who plays in a guitar trio. They do mostly modern recent compositions but they are interested in pursuing some trios with 3 baroque guitars. Might be an opportunity for some composing,..."
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Timothy P. Olbrych and GILBERT ISBIN are now friends
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FROM A WINDOW For Renaissance Guitar Composed by GIlbert Isbin
GILBERT ISBIN left a comment for Robert St. Cyr
"Hi Robert Nice to meet you too. Fantastic that you are building baroque guitars. I myself concentrate now on composing new works for lute, renaissance guitar and baroque guitar. Later on I want to write for other early music instruments too. Best…"
Robert St. Cyr left a comment for GILBERT ISBIN
"Hi Gilbert, Nice to meet you. I've been a hobby guitar builder since 1972 but am just building my first baroque guitars - let the adventure begin - I have always loved the music from that period. An ex guitar teacher of mine asked if I would…"
Rob MacKillop and Edgar Aichinger are now friends
sandro volta left a comment for GILBERT ISBIN
"Con piacere! Saluti dall'Italia. Sandro"
GILBERT ISBIN posted a status
"Visit my page on Renaissance Guitar Compositions https://gilbertisbin.com/compositions/renaissance-guitar-compositions/"


Vihuela for sale 1 Reply

Started by Xavier Dominguez in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Richard Fox on Saturday.

Baroque Guitar, Lute etc in Umbria

Started by Tom Monaghan in General Discussion on Friday.

I'm selling two of my baroque guitars: 4 Replies

Started by Diego Cantalupi in For Sale / Wanted. Last reply by Diego Cantalupi May 30.

String tension on late 18thC Spanish six course guitars 23 Replies

Started by Martyn Hodgson in Early Romantic Guitar. Last reply by James Greenberg May 28.

Several historical guitars for sale.

Started by Marten Falk in For Sale / Wanted May 27.


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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. 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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