Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

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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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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

2 Sep 28
Reply by Ammar Biser

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
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

New study on Alphonse Meurger

Dear guitarists and guitar scholars, I am happy to announce that my monograph on Alphonse Meurger 'le jeune' (1791-1827) has appeared in Ro…

Started by Jan Burgers

0 Jun 15

James Gallant's prize-winning "La Leona and Other Guitar Stories"

   Some years back--I forget how many!--I had a discussion here with some Early Guitar and Vihuela posters about a project I was just begin…

Started by Jim Gallant

0 Apr 12

Blank tablature paper for baroque guitar

It's probably right under my nose, but can someone point me to a source for downloadable blank tablature for baroque guitar (five line)? Th…

Started by Thomas Tallant

7 Apr 11
Reply by Thomas Tallant

Original renaissance guitar?

Is there any extant relic of an original 4 course renaissance guitar in the world today that any body here knows about? I cant find one on…

Started by Bill Brettschneider

9 Feb 9
Reply by Jelma van Amersfoort

Baroque Guitar & Lute in Michigan?

Hi Everybody, I'm looking to connect with guitarists & lutenists in Michigan, especially in the metro Detroit area. Not much of an earl…

Started by Daniel Conrad Formell

0 Dec 26, 2019

Francois Campion

Hi, I wonder if someone can help me in finding the tablatures of Francois Campion apart from his 1705 publication (which I have). His fugue…

Started by Marten Falk

1 Nov 12, 2019
Reply by Marten Falk

2020 Andrew Britton Fellowship

The Andrew Britton Fellowship is an opportunity for early career guitar researchers. It comes with an invitation to a conference in Cambrid…

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort

1 Oct 7, 2019
Reply by Jelma van Amersfoort


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