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Early 19th century guitar music in Munich
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 Somebody on a lute discussion board recently posted links to music in the Bayerische StaatsBibliothek online catalogue (of downloadable music).I was looking through the catalogue and came across…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jelma van Amersfoort Nov 23, 2012.

What's happened to Wayne's lists?
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Anyone know what has happened to the lute list, vihuela list etc?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roman Turovsky May 20, 2011.

 

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Stuart Walsh commented on Rob MacKillop's video
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Three Pieces for the Edward Light Harp-Lute

"Very pretty and the instrument does sound harp-like. Is it tuned in Eb but written in C? The last piece reminds me a bit of Oswald's bell piece in his 'Pereyra Da Costa' publication"
Aug 11
Stuart Walsh left a comment for Roberto Moniz
"I was very interested to read about the machete on your blog (using Google translate). The chordal tuning is similar to some 18th century instruments but that might be just coincidence. Who was Mrs Christopher? I would like to see more pages from…"
Aug 8
Stuart Walsh replied to Valéry Sauvage's discussion Morlaye and more...
"I seem to remember reading (a long time ago) that there were lots of little errors in the de Rippe pieces. Do you have to edit them quite a lot?"
Jul 13
Stuart Walsh commented on Stephen Kenyon's video
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Mr Isaac's Maggott; a Playford tune from Princess Anne's 'Lute' book.

"Hello Stephen. I really enjoyed all your performances of these Playford pieces. I find them sometimes surprisingly difficult (as they are just little country dances tunes) - especially this one (especially bars 15 and 17). Princess Anne must have…"
Jun 5
Stuart Walsh commented on Jörg Hilbert's video
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Le Cocq: Gavotte for baroque guitar

"Very enjoyable playing!"
Apr 30
Stuart Walsh commented on Patrick Broekema's photo
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3 nineteenth century guitars

"Martyn, I don't think this instrument is from around 1800. Did you mean 1900?"
Mar 26
Stuart Walsh commented on Patrick Broekema's photo
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3 nineteenth century guitars

"I read through your website. You have chosen a fascinating topic and a life to explore. I have probably missed some things though. Why do you suppose the guitar is 19th century? I couldn't see any details of his music. Was it published - or in…"
Mar 25
Stuart Walsh commented on Patrick Broekema's photo
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3 nineteenth century guitars

"An interesting trio. Do you know the approximate date of the Russian seven-string? Is it currently set up as a six-string (EADGBE)? Do you play the 7-string DGBDGBD?"
Mar 20
Stuart Walsh replied to Edward C. Yong's discussion Recordings
"Jocelyn Nelson http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ma-Guiterre-Je-Te-Chante/dp/B003QVZTWE/ref=sr_1_1?s=dmusic&ie=UTF8&qid=1393417685&sr=1-1&keywords=Jocelyn+Nelson Many of the guitar books from the mid 16th century are now online and there are…"
Feb 26
Stuart Walsh replied to Gregory Moberg's discussion Pre-classical/"Galante" style music for guitar
"Another interesting source of guitar music from this period  has recently been explored by Taro Takeuchi. Joseph Carpentier published 8 Recueils (as well as other things) for an instrument he called 'cythre ou guitarre allemande'…"
Feb 23
Stuart Walsh commented on Edli's album
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My baroque guitar

"Very nice! Some Baroque guitars are so lavishly ornamented they can look a bit ridiculous even though the workmanship is superb."
Feb 20
Stuart Walsh replied to Andrei Blinov's discussion Greatest private collection of antique 7-string ("russian gipsy") guitars
"It is great to see all these guitars. The instrument that I have looks very like the Kraznoshekov (my best attempt: I only know the alphabet) from 1875. Gypsies and gypsy culture suffers a lot of prejudice all over the place and it is heartening to…"
Jan 22
Stuart Walsh commented on Andrei Blinov's video
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Аndantе (Op.31, №8) by Fernando Sor -- Russian antique guitar

"Thanks Andrei. Please don't take any trouble. I do have lots of 19th century Russian seven-string guitar music to try and play! This music can be very challenging to play - and the strings on these guitars are very close together. I'm just…"
Jan 22
Stuart Walsh commented on Andrei Blinov's video
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Аndantе (Op.31, №8) by Fernando Sor -- Russian antique guitar

"Andrei Do you know where I  could get a copy of the Von Held tutor, preferably an early one?"
Jan 21
Stuart Walsh commented on Andrei Blinov's video
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Аndantе (Op.31, №8) by Fernando Sor -- Russian antique guitar

"Very nice Andrei. I would be very interested to know more about the first appearance of the 7- string guitar which you say was first used for accompaniment , not for solos. Do any of these early songs still exist?"
Jan 19

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At 17:18 on April 17, 2011, Rocky Mjos said…
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