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Michael P Walker
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Sixtus Kargel Transcribed for Renaissance Guitar
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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

Tags: transcription, Guitar, Renaissance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael P Walker Oct 9, 2017.

Help with translation
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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

Tags: Morlaye, Guillaume

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michel Uhlmann Oct 8, 2017.

Giacomo Gorzanis transcribed for renaissance guitar
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Here are a few moreContinue

Tags: tablature

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael P Walker Jun 30, 2016.

Giacomo Gorzanis transcribed for renaissance guitar

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

Tags: tablature, guitar, Renaissance

Started Jun 30, 2016


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"Any suggestions for tuning the cittern for the 9 pieces in Guillaume Morlaye's 4th book?"
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"Thanks for pointing out this very valuable body of work!  This will be so helpful if only for the performance suggestions."
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I live in Pennsylvania and I am retired

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.

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At 21:01 on September 14, 2014, Rocky Mjos said…

Welcome to the EG+V network, Michael!


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