Early Guitars and Vihuela

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Shakespeare: Renaissance or Baroque Guitar?

have been asked to play in a Shakespeare event. given that he died in 1616, would four or five course guitars have been used in his plays a…

Started by Edward C. Yong

1 Apr 26
Reply by Timo Peedu

Citole Tuning

Hi folk! Could you chaps suggest a useful tuning for a citole, 45.72 cm (18") string length?

Started by Edward C. Yong

2 Apr 26
Reply by Edward C. Yong

Sinfinia a due Corbetta; sheet

Dear Friends, I am trying to find a copy of an oiriginal score of Sinfonia a due by Franbcesco Corbetta, as far as I can see it comes  from…

Started by Yuri Liman

1 Apr 25
Reply by Peter Sinnaeve

the 3rd Gaspar Sanz's book (istruccion de musica...) on french tablature transcription

here: https://www.academia.edu/24639281/Gaspar_Sanz_libro_3_on_french_tablature_by_Davide_Bortolai my use copy of the most important 3rd S…

Started by Davide Bortolai

0 Apr 21

The way you hold your guitar: your reasons

Hello community!    I would like to start this topic about your personal way to hold your guitar. Either you use a strap, a foot stool, by…

Started by Víctor M. Gallardo

1 Apr 15
Reply by Bill Brettschneider

traduzione in italiano dei libri di Gaspar Sanz "Istruccion de musica sobre la guitarra espagnola"

Per gli utenti di lingua italiana segnalo  la traduzione dei libri di Gaspar Sanz in italiano dall'originale spagnolo si tratta di una trad…

Started by Davide Bortolai

3 Apr 4
Reply by Diego Cantalupi

For Sale: Copies of Martinez and Lacote guitars

I have two guitars for sale. One is a close copy of a c.1830 Rene Lacote "Legnani Model", it has a Douglas fir top, California Laurel back…

Started by Wilson Burnham

0 Mar 13

Ausseer Tabulatur

Dear friends, does some of you have and want to share a copy of the Ausseer tabulatur? I already have the modern copy from internet, but I'…

Started by Diego Cantalupi

3 Mar 3
Reply by Diego Cantalupi

Which are the differences between the antiques guitars "schools" in Europe? Books on this issue?

Hello, I am recently develop a kind of passion for antiques guitars. Suddenly I see a new very interesting world I want to know about it. I…

Started by Alberto Cuellar

2 Feb 29
Reply by Alberto Cuellar

Miguel Garcia/Padre Basilio

Does anyone know how I can find the scores for the music by Miguel Garcia a.k.a Padre Basilio? I am especially interested in the Sonata de…

Started by Marten Falk

5 Feb 15
Reply by Juan Pablo Pira


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