Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

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New CD: Ricercare by Marcos Pablo Dalmacio

Dear colleagues,                               I want to share with you my recent recording, my CD RICERCARE, which is at disposal here: Ri…

Started by Marcos Pablo Dalmacio

0 Nov 3

Help needed! Technical drawings from Cite de la musique Paris museum

The Paris museum doesn't sell copies of the drawings of musical instruments for some time now (they have problems with company that cares f…

Started by Pavao Sever

2 Oct 31
Reply by Pavao Sever

Tablature editors... which one do you use for baroque guitar?

There are excellent commercial music notation packages. Some are even able to handle tablature. But since electric guitarists outnumber us…

Started by Juan Pablo Pira

18 Oct 26
Reply by Jim Arlow

Facsimile of Milan

Has anyone successfully purchased the facsimile of  Libro de Música de Vihuela de mano by Luis Milán offered by amazon.com? Apparently it c…

Started by Christopher Allworth

3 Oct 21
Reply by sergio muselli

fingerings for Murcia

Hi, hope this hasn't been covered yet (didn't see it in a discussions search): I'm playing through Murcia facsimiles and slavishly followin…

Started by christopher davies

6 Oct 13
Reply by Monica Hall


Its worth listening to how new world musicians  interpret the cumbees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNmK9c6lAO0

Started by Tonyyyy

0 Oct 3

Vihuela construction?

In trying to understand the vihuela, I have come across a school of thought that suggests they were made from the solid rather than built u…

Started by Christopher Allworth

0 Sep 28

manuscrit anonyme santacecilia

Dear friends, i have find this manuscrit anonyme in bibliotheque santacecilia : http://bibliomediateca.santacecilia.it/bibliomediateca/cms

Started by luc aboulkheir

3 Sep 23
Reply by sergio muselli

History of guitar evolution

Who was the country that brought back the first 6-string guitars to Europe. From which country had they been acquired from and in what year…

Started by Denis O'Connell

0 Sep 14

Early Music Stores In New York

A friend will be in New York in November and she is looking for a store which carries soft cases and strings for early guitar like instrume…

Started by Scot Tremblay

0 Sep 8


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