Early Guitars and Vihuela

A network for historic guitars and vihuelas

Alexandros Kalkos
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Alexandros Kalkos's Discussions

Summer course with Paul O' Dette at Urbino (Italy)

Dear friends, I would like to invite you to a fantastic summer course that I will participate for the third time.The course is organised by the Fondazione Italiana per la Musica Antica and it takes…Continue

Tags: Seminar

Started May 17, 2011

"Ramillete de flores" for Vihuela
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Dear friends,I am searching for an edition, including the facsimile, of the Vihuela pieces found in the 16th century collection "Ramillete de flores" (1593).Does anyone know where I can buy this book…Continue

Tags: tabs, Vihuela

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephan Olbertz Jun 12, 2016.

Very Interesting vihuela site
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I would like to inform you about the site of the famous vihuela scholar John Griffiths:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Juan Pablo Pira Nov 24, 2010.


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Alexandros Kalkos replied to gilles T's discussion adapting baroque pieces for 4-course ?
"Thank you for the link to your new publication, it is a very interesting addition to the repertoire of the renaissance guitar! Alexandros"
Jun 12
Alexandros Kalkos replied to gilles T's discussion adapting baroque pieces for 4-course ?
"The "societe francaise de luth" (www.sf-luth.org) has a wonderful collection by Pascale Boquet. Volume 18 : 108 pièces pour guitare renaissance, (France, Italie, Espagne, Angleterre et Irlande) Arrangements par Pascale Boquet.…"
Jun 12
Alexandros Kalkos replied to Kat Hammer's discussion Santa Cruz manuscript
"Thank you very much for cleaning this facsimile. Your work is very helpful!"
Jul 22, 2016
Stephan Olbertz replied to Alexandros Kalkos's discussion "Ramillete de flores" for Vihuela
"Hello Alexandros, you might be interested in the edition I published last year with music from the vihuela/viola manuscripts, including the Ramillete and Vienna Ms. The Ramillete needs quite some editing (Rey's version is not sufficient in my…"
Jun 12, 2016
Alexandros Kalkos replied to Evan Balaban's discussion Digital copy of Guitar Manscript Vm7-6222
"Thank you very much for sharing this facsimile!"
Jan 20, 2015
Alexandros Kalkos posted an event

Vihuela, Renaissance guitar and Baroque guitar at Athens - Greece www.neoklassiko.com

November 2, 2014 from 12pm to 2pm
Alexandros Kalkos plays Vihuela, Renaissance guitar and Baroque guitar and presents the journey of the instruments from the 16th to the 18th century.See More
Oct 12, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos replied to Alexandros Kalkos's discussion "Ramillete de flores" for Vihuela
"Dear Yuri, thank you very much for posting this fantastic link to the facsimile of Ramillete de flores! It is so beautiful discovering vihuela tablatures in a collection of poems... Alexandros"
Oct 5, 2014
Yuri Terenyi replied to Alexandros Kalkos's discussion "Ramillete de flores" for Vihuela
"I know it is a bit late in the day, but for those interested now, there is an online facsimile of the "ramillete de flores"  available here: http://bdh-rd.bne.es/viewer.vm?id=0000145094&page=1 On the left of the page there…"
Oct 5, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos replied to Jelma van Amersfoort's discussion New book on guitars in Tudor England
"Thank you Jelma for the information. Looking forward to ordering this book!"
Sep 4, 2014
Jelma van Amersfoort commented on Alexandros Kalkos's event '"The guitar in the early 19th century"'
"Sounds like a great workshop, Alexandros!"
Jun 17, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos shared their event on Facebook
Jun 17, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos posted an event

"The guitar in the early 18th century" at Athens-Greece

July 2, 2014 at 6pm to July 4, 2014 at 7pm
A guitar workshop focusing on the early 19th century guitar repertoire, technique and interpretation on period instruments. Alexandros Kalkos plays a copy of a 1843 Louis Panormo guitar by Bernhard KresseSee More
Jun 17, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos shared Jelma van Amersfoort's video on Facebook
May 8, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos commented on Jelma van Amersfoort's video

Rolf Lislevand plays A.Stradivari Sabionari, 1679 guitar - Santiago de Murcia - Tarantela

"Amazing!! Thank you Rolf and Jelma for posting this video!"
May 8, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos posted an event

"Dalla porta d' oriente" at St Paul's Anglican church, Athens-Greece

March 16, 2014 from 8pm to 9pm
Songs and instrumental music from the early Italian baroque.With the ensemble Ritornello (Elektra Papasimakis: soprano, Amalia Kountouri: recorder, Alexandros Kalkos: archlute and baroque guitar, Vassilis Tiggirides: theorbo)Music by Caccini, Castaldi, Castello, Cazzati, Corbetta, Falconieri, Kapsberger, Marini, Piccinini and Sances.See More
Mar 5, 2014
Alexandros Kalkos posted an event

La suave melodia at Athens-Greece (German Evangelical Church of Athens)

April 7, 2013 from 8pm to 10pm
Instrumental Music and songs from the 17th century. Works by Falconieri, Caccini, Frescobaldi, Merula, Lully, Hidalgo, Sanz, Weiss.Ritornrllo: Elektra Papasimakis, soprano-Amalia Kountouri, recorders-Alexandros Kalkos, baroque guitar-Vassilis Tingirides, baroque lute.See More
Apr 3, 2013

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I play renaissance guitar, vihuela, baroque guitar and romantic guitar. I am interested in historicaly informed performance and in the evolution of the instruments and the repertoire. I teach classical guitar in Athens.

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At 12:46 on May 21, 2012, Cristian Gutiérrez said…

My dear friend!

Nice to see you here. Let's keep in touch!



At 20:22 on November 25, 2010, Francisco Hervás said…
Dear alexandros,
I am very happy knowing that you have a vihuela built by me. I hope that this vihuela provide you much congratulations.
Best regards from Granada.
Francisco Hervás
At 16:10 on November 18, 2010, Geir Ove Myhre said…
Alexandros, thank you! They are great performers and teachers!
At 14:14 on November 11, 2010, Kernoa Patrig said…
Great! I hope you have time enough to play all these instruments.
At 10:19 on November 3, 2010, ROY Jean-Bernard said…
I am also persuaded of it. Thank you to have accepted my invitation. So long on the group.
At 15:21 on November 1, 2010, Rocky Mjos said…
Welcome to the network! -- R

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