"You might try finding the "Inter-American Music Review", Volume VI. Fall 1984, Number 1. pp. 1-28 for the article titled "Two Eighteenth-Century Treatises (at Mexico City) On Instrumental Music by Juan José Escorza and…"
I'm looking for a copy of G. Montesardo's "I lieti giorni di Napoli, concertini Italiani in aria Spagnuola à due, a tre voci con le lettere dell' alfabeto per la chitarra." Does anyone know if a facsimile exists? Thanks.See More
I am looking for a copy of a manuscript of guitar music kept in the Oestrerreishcische Nationalbibliothek: A-Wn MS Suppl. Mus. 9659. I've written to the library, but I don't know if they allow copies to be made of their music manuscripts. Does anyone know where this MS might be obtained?Thanks,ThomasSee More
"As far as I can see there is no facsimile. On the other hand if you can read Spanish I'm sure it would be very interesting.
There are about 15 short pieces at the end - mainly minuets, in modern notation with a lightly figured bass line…"
With the exchange rate what it is domestically built theorbos are very much in demand among young students. That should be easy to sell and no one can afford to order from abroad these days. That should be good for the progress of domestic building.
I always re-cut the nut spacing one instruments, both for myself and in various arrangements for students of widely differing sizes and repertoires. Make it your own.
Boone is lovely although the last time I was there it was in a snowstorm on the first days of Spring some years ago. My former student Dan Swenberg often goes up there for vacation to a cabin owned by his parents, I think. Have you ever been in touch with Gary Boye, who is, I think at the State University there?