Hello dear colleagues,I have been chewing on the statement that "Sor was a fan of Haydn" or "writes music like Haydn but for the guitar".Does anyone know where this claim originates from?Was it perhaps written in a concert review or as a comment in a paper from his time?And does he really write music with a similar style to Haydn?Many questions. And perhaps few answers. What do you reckon?See More
I am building my second Chambure Vihuela according to a set of plans by the Musée de la Musique, Paris. After a very long time looking for a method to bend the fluted ribs of the back I found this article by Richard Coleman, Sixteenth Century Rib Bending:https://www.fomrhi.org/uploads/bulletins/Fomrhi-103.pdfp. 1753 whose method I aplied. I used pear wood, which should behave best according to Coleman. Now I tried…See More
The Cambridge-based Consortium for Guitar Research is awarding the Andrew Britton Fellowship to a young or early career researcher again this year. Applicants are invited to submit their CV, and a separate 400 word (maximum) statement describing their latest research and explaining why this award would be useful to them.
The Fellowship comes with a financial award and an invitation to give a paper at the September 2021 conference of the…