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Christopher Allworth
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
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Vihuela string heights
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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 instead of alighting.Many thanksContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Brettschneider Oct 6, 2016.

Vihuela teachers

Looking for some vihuela tutelage anywhere in the world for any duration; perhaps within an early music event. I have been playing/practicing for some months now and need critique and fresh eyes and…Continue

Started Feb 29, 2016

Facsimile of Milan
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Has anyone successfully purchased the facsimile of Libro de Música de Vihuela de manoby Luis Milán offered by amazon.com?Apparently it comes from India.thank youChristopherContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by sergio muselli Oct 21, 2015.

Vihuela construction?

In trying to understand the vihuela, I have come across a school of thought that suggeststhey were made from the solid rather than built up.Any comments would be most interesting!thanksChristopherContinue

Started Sep 28, 2015

 

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Dec 26, 2016
Bill Brettschneider replied to Christopher Allworth's discussion Vihuela string heights
"I should have added that the condition of the neck (straight/relief) will have be a factor in how low the strings can be"
Oct 6, 2016
Bill Brettschneider replied to Christopher Allworth's discussion Vihuela string heights
"As close as possible before buzzing? "
Oct 6, 2016
Christopher Allworth posted a discussion

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 instead of alighting.Many thanksSee More
Apr 3, 2016
Christopher Allworth commented on Christopher Allworth's status
"thank you Daniel!"
Apr 3, 2016
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"Check out the Toronto Continuo Collective led by Lucas Harris. "
Mar 17, 2016
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"Any lute playing activities in Toronto, workshops etc: thank you"
Mar 17, 2016
Christopher Allworth and Matthew Daillie are now friends
Mar 5, 2016
Christopher Allworth posted a discussion

Vihuela teachers

Looking for some vihuela tutelage anywhere in the world for any duration; perhaps within an early music event. I have been playing/practicing for some months now and need critique and fresh eyes and ears.Very grateful for any suggestions!ChristopherSee More
Feb 29, 2016
Christopher Allworth left a comment for sergio muselli
"Wonderful! Sending you an EM now."
Oct 22, 2015
Christopher Allworth and sergio muselli are now friends
Oct 22, 2015
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Oct 21, 2015
Christopher Allworth left a comment for sergio muselli
"Thanks Sergio, I have indeed discovered that source. I would like to be able to download pieces as I need them but copyright prevents, I imagine, since I cannot copy any of it. I have sent some queries and look forward to their…"
Oct 21, 2015
sergio muselli replied to Christopher Allworth's discussion Facsimile of Milan
"the download is free on the BNE site or on IMSLP ! imslp.org/wiki/Libro_de_Música_de_Vihuela_de_mano_(Milán,_Luis)"
Oct 21, 2015
Christopher Allworth replied to Christopher Allworth's discussion Facsimile of Milan
"Thank you very much Sergio. I have written to Sociedad de vihuela to see what is the cost of shipping to Canada. The cost for shipping The National Library of Spain's copy is twice that of the facsimile itself ! best Christopher"
Oct 21, 2015
sergio muselli replied to Christopher Allworth's discussion Facsimile of Milan
"I don't know about this editor and wahat could be the quality of the edition.... Anyway the Milan book and some others are available on the website of the National library of Spain. Have a look here or the differents vihuela book…"
Oct 20, 2015

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just retired and keen to play(find) a vihuela and Baroque guitar

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At 4:11 on October 20, 2015, Magdalena Tomsinska said…

Congratulations on your vihuela! So are still looking for baroque guitar - or not?

At 15:22 on September 24, 2015, Magdalena Tomsinska said…
At 23:28 on September 21, 2015, Rocky Mjos said…

Welcome to the EG+V network, Christopher!

 
 
 

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