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Alphonse Meurger
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Hi everybody,Recently I obtained a guitar with a label pasted in it with the signature stamp 'A. Meurger'. The same stamp is to be found on music by Alphonse Meurger (1791-1827), so this guitar is…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Burgers Aug 31, 2017.

Craan Songbook

Dear guitarists,In February 2013 I published an edition (including transcriptions as well as a facsimile) of a small manuscript containing songs with guitar accompaniment, which was offered in the…Continue

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Started Jun 1, 2015

Works by Francesco Molino
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Dear guitarists and guitar scholars, At last I have completed my book on Francesco Molino. It is some 300 pages long, and includes chapters on the composer’s biography, his publications and his…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Burgers May 3, 2015.


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I am a historian, working at the University of Amsterdam and Huygens ING at the Hague; see http://home.medewerker.uva.nl/j.w.j.burgers or http://www.huygens.knaw.nl/en/burgers

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At 21:14 on August 24, 2011, Jelma van Amersfoort said…
OK. I can make you a list of the ones in my collection some time if that is useful. Let me know. Jelma
At 8:43 on August 24, 2011, Jelma van Amersfoort said…

Hello Jan and welcome to the site. Did you know there are some rather nice song arrangements by Molino?


At 21:21 on August 23, 2011, Lars Hedelius-Strikkertsen said…

Hi Jan

I do know about the plate number and Youre totally right. I've just now looked at some of the other works by Molino, the ones where the print look like the op 6 and I see that the printer puts his platenumber below the last bar at all of his prints. Ive always thought that the number was the printing date. I'm more used to a platenumber at the bottom of the page. Thanks for letting me now

At 20:25 on August 23, 2011, Lars Hedelius-Strikkertsen said…

Hi Jan. Heres the link to the sweedish site Boije Collection. Here You can find the work by Molino. In the sheet it says below every sonata in the opus number, 1795. I gues its the year of the printing  http://www.muslib.se/ebibliotek/boije/indexeng.htm.

I see that Your a historian. I myself is very fond of history, especially the 19th century, thats why I play this historical instrument. If You havnt seen the video with my duo in this site You should check it out under videos. We're called Duo Historico - guess why ;-)



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