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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John Leonard and Stanley Alexandrowicz are now friends
12 hours ago
John Leonard left a comment for Kenneth A Hartdegen
"Hello Kenneth: Could you tell me a little about your vihuela? I have been considering having one made. I found your name on one of the luthier websites and  would be interested to know how you like the Chambura version.…"
12 hours ago
Eric Meyer left a comment for Dr Jack Giles
"It has been a long time since I made one. I make violin fittings now. The good news is that except for the nut, as I recall the bracing is symmetrical. I have one left in my possession but I'm afraid that it would not get in to Australia…"
16 hours ago
Eric Meyer and Dr Jack Giles are now friends
16 hours ago
Dr Jack Giles left a comment for Jelma van Amersfoort
"Thank you Jelma, I look forward to participating in the activities of the group. Regards Jack"
21 hours ago
Jelma van Amersfoort left a comment for Ripin Pen
"Welcome to the EG&V website, Ripin Pen!"
22 hours ago
Jelma van Amersfoort left a comment for Dr Jack Giles
"Welcome to the EG&V website, Jack!"
22 hours ago
Ripin Pen is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela
22 hours ago


Saldivar Codex Murcia thesis Graig Russell 12 Replies

Started by ROY Jean-Bernard in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Evan Balaban on Saturday.

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 on Thursday.

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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