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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Ariel replied to Beth Alexander's discussion Baroque guitar left hand technique
"Hi Michael, I found that the best way to hold a baroque guitar is to tie a loop on the belt pin, insert the strap into it, and than tighten the strap and sitting on it. exactly like lute and theorbo players doing. That way the instrument is all…"
5 hours ago
Peter Forrester replied to Edward C. Yong's discussion Ideal String Length
"It is some time since I last made a guitar, and I am not a guitarist, but I think that some of the notes that I collected together as an article in FoMRHI Quarterly 48, July 1987- 17th c. Guitar Woodwork, p 47 - are still relevant.  My…"
6 hours ago
Profile IconMarc POTVIN and Susan Whittaker joined Early Guitars and Vihuela
17 hours ago
Jelma van Amersfoort commented on wolfgang wiehe's video
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Adrian Le Roy: Branle de Champaigne 1552

"Ivo Magharini 2005, mensur = 52cm, spruce, cherry wood, snake wood, boxwood"
Jamil Pimentel and Felipe Souza are now friends
blair whitaker commented on wolfgang wiehe's video

Mes pas semez

"Can you describe the instrument, a nice small model for a renaissance guitar."
Donald jonstone is now a member of Early Guitars and Vihuela


Baroque guitar left hand technique 7 Replies

Started by Beth Alexander in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Ariel 5 hours ago.

Ideal String Length 10 Replies

Started by Edward C. Yong in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Peter Forrester 6 hours ago.

Joao Duarte

Started by Monica Hall in Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela on Tuesday.

Unidentified painting 4 Replies

Started by Monica Hall in Baroque Guitar. Last reply by Monica Hall Oct 23.


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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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