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Baroque Guitar (138)

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BG continuo for Bach & Zelenka.

have been asked to play continuo for a concert includng: a Bach cantata a Bach harpsichord concerto a Zelenka Miserere a selection of Rame…

Started by Edward C. Yong

10 Nov 1
Reply by Monica Hall

Ideal String Length

a cursory inspection of makers' websites and historical instruments reveals that the string length for baroque guitars appears to vary from…

Started by Edward C. Yong

11 Nov 1
Reply by eleusis antionadis

Baroque guitar left hand technique

I am new to the baroque guitar, using a strap to keep it in a comfortable playing position. The instrument is quite light (compared to cont…

Started by Beth Alexander

7 Oct 31
Reply by Ariel

Unidentified painting

This is another query about a painting of the baroque guitar with lute.  I have this attributed to Bartolomeo Manfredi but elsewhere it see…

Started by Monica Hall

4 Oct 23
Reply by Monica Hall

Unidentified painting of Biagio Marini?

In my file of illustrations I have one just labelled "Biagio Marini".   Can anyone identify this?   Who is the artists? Is it really Marini…

Started by Monica Hall

9 Sep 18
Reply by Monica Hall

Allemande La Royalle by Visée

Does anyone have a copy of the guitar version of Allemande La Royalle by Robert de Visée? Or any references in which manuscript could be fo…

Started by Zoltán Kárpáti

5 Sep 6
Reply by Monica Hall

Making sense of tab

I am new to baroque guitar, finding deciphering tab and the various symbols used a bit confusing, at best. That said, I'd like to pose a s…

Started by Beth Alexander

2 Jun 20
Reply by Beth Alexander

My newly received baroque guitar from TiendasLatinas and Martin Zalapa!

Started by Harry Jess

3 May 4
Reply by Pascal St-Gelais

Saldivar Codex Murcia thesis Graig Russell

Hello everyone, I seek Volume 1 (Commentary) of the thesis in two volumes of Craig H. Russell, Santiago de Murcia' S “Codex Saldívar 4”, A…

Started by ROY Jean-Bernard

7 Apr 25
Reply by Alexander Dunn

10 pegs but 9 strings?

Hello forum people!  I joined so I could post a question that has been perplexing me for some time.  Current thinking seems to be that the…

Started by Bev Ross

12 Apr 2
Reply by Akira Sakamoto


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