Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

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Finding antique stringed instruments in South France

Hello I will be going to South France on vacation soon. Close to Perpignan.I would like to know what my chances are to find some antique st…

Started by Frederik Ryding

2 Jul 15, 2017
Reply by Frederik Ryding

Symbol for E minor chord in tablature

Bonjour, Hello In the tablatures, letters are used to describe the chords. Does anyone know why the symbol used for the E minor chord is a…

Started by Jean-Jacques Sacré

5 Jul 12, 2017
Reply by Juan Pablo Pira

Romantic guitar string height.

HelloI would like to know what the common string height at the 12th fret is on your guitars for comparison. Cheers- Frederik

Started by Frederik Ryding

0 Jul 6, 2017

Luys Milan's Pavan

Does anybody know what I need to purchase (sheetmusic) in order to learn Luys Milans Pavan II? Is there a beginner version out there? It is…

Started by Isidro alcantar

3 Jun 28, 2017
Reply by Michael P Walker

Strange Symbols In The Score...

I have been looking at some of the music published under the guidance of Madame R. Sidney Pratten and have come across a couple signs that…

Started by Scot Tremblay

5 Jun 26, 2017
Reply by Yuri Liman

Romantic Guitar Scalloped Finger Board

Have any of you ever played upon a scalloped fingerboard?

Started by Tom Berghan

1 Jun 22, 2017
Reply by SZÖNYI

Specifications for Julian Breams BG and Vihuela?

Hello all! Does anybody know the specifications to the Julian Bream BG and Vihuela? Especially when it comes to the width and length? It lo…

Started by Isidro alcantar

12 Jun 19, 2017
Reply by Isidro alcantar

New Member introduction

Hi, New member here.  I am looking forward to learning from all of you.  I play early guitar and early banjo from the 19th century.  I espe…

Started by Tom Berghan

0 Jun 17, 2017


"GREAT MUSICAL CURIOSITY___An extraordinary improvement has just been made in the SPANISH GUITAR, till now considered as a mere musical toy…

Started by Larry Kellogg

15 Jun 4, 2017
Reply by James Edwards

UPS continues to deliver nothing but grief

After making me wait an entire day, UPS didnt arrive until 1:39pm. The driver argued with me that he was here to deliver a package but coul…

Started by Isidro alcantar

0 Jun 1, 2017


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