Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

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Francesco Molino

Dear guitarists, It has been a long wait, but at last my book on Francesco Molino is out. You can have a look (and pre-order the work, if y…

Started by Jan BurgersLatest Reply

2018 Andrew Britton Fellowship for Guitar Research

The Consortium for Guitar Research, an affiliate of the Royal Musical Association of Great Britain, invites applications from guitar resea…

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Francesco Molino

Dear guitarists, It has been a long wait, but at last my book on Francesco Molino is out. You can have a look (and pre-order the work, if y…

Started by Jan Burgers

1 Nov 9
Reply by Jelma van Amersfoort

June Yakeley

Does anyone on this list remember June who died in December 1999. I would like to get hold of a photo of her if possible.

Started by Monica Hall

0 Oct 9

Early guitar works (ca. 1770 to 1800)

Can anyone post any scans of solo guitar works by early guitar composers such as Antoine Bailleux and Pierre Joseph Baillon? Or perhaps dir…

Started by Thomas Tallant

2 Jul 21
Reply by Theo

Dias (?) 1590, Cocho 1602

Does anyone know the whereabouts of the Cocho 1602 guitar discussed in Coates? Cant find info on the Paris Conservatory site. And is the pr…

Started by Don R. Miller

2 Jun 29
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New CD -- Wake the Sigh: guitar music by women composers

There is a new CD with guitar compositions by women composers from the 19th century: 'Wake the Sigh', recorded by Emma Rush and played on (…

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort

1 Apr 22
Reply by Martyn Hodgson

Colour of forum presentation

I suppose there may be a reason why there's been a recent change in the colouring of this page with a pale light blue now being much used.…

Started by Martyn Hodgson

6 Feb 10
Reply by Martyn Hodgson

Fuenllana - Orphenica lyra

In about 1976 a edition of Fuenllana's Orphenica with a staff notation of all the music was published  edited by Charles Jacobs. Does anyon…

Started by Monica Hall

0 Jan 11

Wanted: Baroque Guitar in A

I’m looking for a decent baroque guitar with ideally, a string length of 54cm or less. Unfortunately the arthritis in my hands is getting w…

Started by Chris Pearcy

4 Nov 25, 2020
Reply by Chris Pearcy

Is there a guide to this form of notation?

I am looking through the scores section of the site and am unfamiliar with this style of notation Is there a name for it and a general gu…

Started by Benjamin Mortimer

2 Jul 25, 2020
Reply by Edgar Aichinger

New book by Christopher Page

Christopher Page wrote a new book on the guitar in Georgian England. It will be available from Yale University Press from October 2020. The…

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort

0 Jul 21, 2020

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