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Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
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The introduction to his guitar books is a little hard as I don’t speak French. Am I right when I think «tremblement» is trill and «martellement» a mordent? Does «miolement» mean vibrato?A short…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Olav Fylling Feb 2.

A question about Sanz and rasguado.
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I have noticed that many interpreters of Gaspar Sanz's music add rasguado sections that are not written in the tablature. Is there historical documentation of this freedom?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Monica Hall Aug 9, 2016.

Single or double stringed first course on baroque guitar?
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Some weeks ago I bought a Tomann baroque guitar, and as Rob MacKillop showed in his review, the strings are not very good. Changing to Aquilla nylgut has given me a new instrument – I think it sounds…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Despopoulos Mar 17, 2011.

Ornaments and rasguado
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 Started to struggle with the lute July 2010, started with baroque guitar a couple of weeks ago, I have many questions. Here is two of them: 1. Is there a guide to the different signs for ornaments…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Harry Jess Feb 25, 2011.

 

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Olav Fylling replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"Thank you Peter!"
Feb 2
Peter Sinnaeve replied to Olav Fylling's discussion Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.
"You're right about the embelishement translations. The small vertical line under a letter is just a basic notation for striking the note with your thumb, but if it's under a chord de Visée tells you to strike the whole chord with…"
Feb 2
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Some questions about playing from Robert de Visée’s Tablature.

The introduction to his guitar books is a little hard as I don’t speak French. Am I right when I think «tremblement» is trill and «martellement» a mordent? Does «miolement» mean vibrato?A short vertical line under a letter or a group of letters seems to mean that you shall strike the note or chord with the thumb. (Google translate) How important is it to do this? It does create a different tone colour compared to using the strumming technique described in J. Tyler’s «A guide to playing the…See More
Feb 1

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About me:
Working as a teacher near Oslo.
I have played classical guitar since I was a teenager.
I am interested in many kinds of music, and have always loved playing early music.
Last year I have bought a renaissance lute and a Baroque guitar -- Pakistani student instruments both.

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