Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela (56)

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Vihuela string heights

I would very much like to know the ideal string heights from the fingerboard of a vihuela since my fingers feel as if they are trudging ins…

Started by Christopher Allworth

0 Apr 3

Adrian Le Roy's Guitar books

British Library has launched a webpage with Facsimiles of 300 Volumes with early music - 16th century. Among them Le Roy's 5 books for Renn…

Started by Michael Vesth

14 Mar 8
Reply by Michael P Walker

Vihuela teachers

Looking for some vihuela tutelage anywhere in the world for any duration; perhaps within an early music event. I have been playing/practici…

Started by Christopher Allworth

0 Feb 29

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

9 Feb 27
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


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