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Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela (54)

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Odd soundhole placement in renaissance guitars

The front cover of Christopher Pages' new book"The Guitar in Tudor England" shows a guitar depicted in marquetry form on a table in Hardwic…

Started by Gavin Cawley

4 Dec 23, 2015
Reply by Dr. Christopher Page

Thomann "Pro Renaissance Guitar"

Has anyone had a change to try these guitars?: http://www.thomann.de/gb/thomann_pro_renaissance_guitar.htm

Started by Dmitry Medvedev

2 Oct 4, 2015
Reply by Edward C. Yong

haddock renaissance guitar

Hello all I'll buy a renaissance guitar in the near future, but i'm not willing to spend more than around 1000 english pounds. I've been lo…

Started by Michael Vesth

4 Sep 28, 2015
Reply by Dmitry Medvedev

New book on guitars in Tudor England

A new book on guitars in Tudor England to appear next year, by our member Christopher Page:    http://guitarconsortium.wordpress.com/2014/0

Started by Jelma van Amersfoort

3 Aug 12, 2015
Reply by Jelma van Amersfoort

vihuela - how to start?

Hello friends, In a few weeks I should receive my first vihuela ever, so as you can imagine I can't wait. I played guitar before, but I wil…

Started by Adalbert Arbuscula

4 Aug 11, 2015
Reply by Tonyyyy

John Playford 1952

Hello all Is the John Playford MS A Booke of New Lessons for the Cithern & Gittern online somewhere on the net or would someone please…

Started by Michael Vesth

0 May 31, 2015

Zachary Taylor Vihuela and Renaissance Guitar

I just realised Zachary Taylor now has a made-in-Vietnam Renaissance Guitar out:http://www.mid-east.com/Strings/Guitar/Lourebach-Renaissanc

Started by Edward C. Yong

7 Mar 7, 2015
Reply by Edward C. Yong

Valderrabano - Benedictus duo

I have noticed a rather strange dissonance in Valderrabano's setting of Josquin's Benedictus from Missa Ave Maris Stella (Silva de sirenas,…

Started by Dmitry Medvedev

0 Jan 15, 2015

Libros de música para vihuela CD - Updated software

OK, I guess I will start a new discussion and post a few screenshots, as my previous message did not get much attention... So, once again:…

Started by Dmitry Medvedev

6 Jan 6, 2015
Reply by Dmitry Medvedev


Hi everyone!  Does anyone have recordings of the renaissance guitar to recommend? It's easy enough to find recordings of baroque guitar mu…

Started by Edward C. Yong

22 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Tim Crist


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