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Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela (45)

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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

15 on Friday
Reply by Rocky Mjos

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

4 Feb 18
Reply by Dmitry Medvedev

CD-ROM of the collection of Vihuela Music

Hello, folks,   I'm looking at the CD-ROM titled "Libros De Musica Para Vihuela 1536-1576" which contains facsimile data of the seven survi…

Started by Akira Sakamoto

11 Feb 7
Reply by Dmitry Medvedev


Hello, I'm new here and have been looking around to find a list of luthiers making vihuelas, but have had no luck finding such a list here…

Started by John Romey

7 Jan 7
Reply by Valéry Sauvage

John M Ward. The vihuela de mano and its music: (1536-1576)

If anyone wants to get a copy of John Milton Ward's dissertation on the vihuela, you can order one at ProQuest: http://disexpress.umi.com/d

Started by Dmitry Medvedev

4 Dec 27, 2013
Reply by Dmitry Medvedev

Belchior Dias 1581 vihuela: the wood it's made of.

The wood of which the Belchior Dias 1581 vihuela is made is now fully identified as African blackwood (grenadilla). For more info and pictu…

Started by Alexander Batov

2 Dec 2, 2013
Reply by Alexander Batov

Renaissance guitar technique?

I've just refurbished my old 4c renaissance guitar that up until now has been used only for chordal accompaniment. I'm tackling some of the…

Started by Bill Samson

45 Oct 19, 2013
Reply by Dagoberto Concepción Marañón

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

2 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by Edward C. Yong

Hernando de Cabezón: Obras de musica para tecla, arpa [y] vihuela.

Hi everybody!   is anyone knows about some English translation for this scores? these are really strange tablatures!! the last pages so in…

Started by Ariel

14 Jul 11, 2013
Reply by Juan Pablo Pira

Is the Lucida Vihuela a good beginner guitar?

I previously bought a vihuela online without seeing how well it played and I was very disappointed since the frets weren't set properly and…

Started by Eiko Ishiwata

5 May 3, 2013
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