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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Super Flumina Babylonis

Grégoire Brayssing : Super flumina babylonis, pseaulme, folio 12v . 1553 Renaissance guitar by Ivo Magherini
3 hours ago
Cogg replied to Robert Barto's discussion Stopping basses in Sor
"Thanks - the Tecla complete studies etc. edition reproduces the 1s, whilst the Chanterelle edition corrects to 4s... makes more sense to go along with Coste's correction... 1st finger at 12th fret does seem like too much jumping around for no…"
12 hours ago
Robert Barto replied to Robert Barto's discussion Stopping basses in Sor
"Cogg, Here is the first page of this study from the Coste version of Sor's method. Should clear up questions of 1s and 4s. Methods of damping are many and perhaps too detailed for the moment. I do think that any free finger is a candidate. "
15 hours ago
Robert Barto posted a photo
15 hours ago
Jelma van Amersfoort commented on Robert Barto's photo

Cellier 1585

":-) And an attractive instrument indeed."
15 hours ago
Cogg replied to Robert Barto's discussion Stopping basses in Sor
"For much of first 23 bars this method of damping, laying 1st finger briefly, full barre style (but without the full pressure along its length), works a treat. I'd previously written 'left hand damping' on my copy but I'd never…"
16 hours ago
Rocky Mjos left a comment for Paul Gately
"Welcome to the EG+V network, Paul!"
16 hours ago
Rocky Mjos and Davide Bortolai are now friends
16 hours ago


Stopping basses in Sor 6 Replies

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Selling my baroque guitar, by Bob Van de Kerckhove.

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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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