A network for historic guitars and vihuelas
I thought I would try transcribing this lute piece by Sixtus Kargel to a four string instrument - I would be very interested in having everyone's thoughts, criticisms and corrections on this. You…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael P Walker Oct 9, 2017.
I'm trying to understand how to change tuning when I see the words " ioue a corde aualee." Does his mean a string is lowered or raised? If so, by how much and which string? I'm working on…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Michel Uhlmann Oct 8, 2017.
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael P Walker Jun 30, 2016.
I Learned these pieces more than 40 years ago for the guitar and recorder and thought I would go the original lute manuscript and transcribe some of the pieces for renaissance guitar. Of necessity,…Continue
Started Jun 30, 2016
I'm currently learning a Suite in a minor by Antoine Carre. I was able to download the tablature at www.donaldsauter.com from Donald Sauter to whom I am greatful. I must say, when I try to play these pieces, they sound nothing like the recording by the Canadian guitarist David Jaques. I'll keep working on it and will post a video soon.