Early Guitars and Vihuela

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Renaissance Guitar & Vihuela (58)

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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

17 Oct 7
Reply by Michael P Walker

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

2 Oct 6
Reply by Bill Brettschneider

Giacomo Gorzanis transcribed for renaissance guitar

Here are a few more

Started by Michael P Walker

2 Jun 30
Reply by Michael P Walker

Plucked Strings and Astrology in the Renaissance

Hi, everyone. I am doing some preliminary research toward a PhD in music with an emphasis on how astrology is intertwined with the history…

Started by Lars Rosager

2 Jun 29
Reply by Lars Rosager

"Ramillete de flores" for Vihuela

Dear friends, I am searching for an edition, including the facsimile, of the Vihuela pieces found in the 16th century collection "Ramillete…

Started by Alexandros Kalkos

10 Jun 12
Reply by Stephan Olbertz

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


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