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a great resource free to download
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Hello,I recently stumbled upon Charles Wolzien's site and I'm left to wonder why it has not been discussed here yet.Here are, free to download, three big anthologies of renaissance, early and late…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael P Walker on Friday.

renaissance guitar plans ?
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Hello dear fellow members,Does anyone know where to find plans for a renaissance guitar and/or shed some lights about timber choice, internal bracing, and current dimensions ?Since there's no extant…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by gilles T Dec 1, 2017.

Murcia "passacalles por la E" french tab, anyone ?
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Dear Members,I'm looking for Santiago De Murcia's "Passacalles por la E" (A compassillo + A proporcion) in french tab (from "Passacalles y obras").It can be found in Lorimer's edition, pages 36 to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by gilles T Aug 8, 2017.

Couperin's "les sylvains" for baroque guitar ?
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Hello,Does any of our dear members know of a possible transcription of Couperin's "les Sylvains" for baroque guitar ? If not, what would be the best key to start with in creating a suitable…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by gilles T Aug 7, 2017.

 

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Michael P Walker replied to gilles T's discussion a great resource free to download
"Thanks for pointing out this very valuable body of work!  This will be so helpful if only for the performance suggestions."
Friday
gilles T replied to David Tisdall's discussion Pegs for Baroque Guitar
"Dear David, First of all, you can check this very useful tool : https://www.cs.helsinki.fi/u/wikla/mus/Calcs/wwwscalc.html Once you've got the scale and proper gauges, you can order your choice of single strings at SBM, for instance :…"
Jul 6
gilles T commented on Lex Eisenhardt's video
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Domenico Rainer, Suite in G minor - Lex Eisenhardt, baroque guitar

"Dear Mr Eisenhardt, Thank you so much for this magnificent music; it is indeed a rare treasure and of course your playing displays a total mastery. Do you plan, at some point, to edit/publish this music ? This would be a great addition to our…"
Jul 6
Jelma van Amersfoort replied to gilles T's discussion a great resource free to download
"Hi Gilles, you were right! It is possible to leave the email field blank and yet download the document. I am reading it right now. Thanks!"
Feb 24
gilles T replied to gilles T's discussion a great resource free to download
"Dear Jelma, Strange. I'm in France and from here both the site and the downloads can be accessed directly, without any need to register.  Regarding the staff notation, I consider it's always useful to get a deeper understanding of…"
Feb 24
Jelma van Amersfoort replied to gilles T's discussion a great resource free to download
"The site asks for an email address before anything can be seen or accessed... also, staff notation?"
Feb 24
gilles T posted a discussion

a great resource free to download

Hello,I recently stumbled upon Charles Wolzien's site and I'm left to wonder why it has not been discussed here yet.Here are, free to download, three big anthologies of renaissance, early and late baroque guitar music. Everything is in staff notation, which may be frustrating at first sight, but proves to be very useful when it comes to pieces originally written in alfabeto, transcribed here with accurate rhythm. This is a great body of musicology, with precious insights and surveys which span…See More
Feb 23
gilles T replied to Francisco Cabral's discussion Estudos e fotos sobre Manoel Joaquim Monteiro Cabral
"Dear Francisco, A recent study about the Machete here : https://iloveclassicalukulele.com/2018/12/01/the-machete-of-madeira/ And of course the very good Machete Tab book (and some nice videos) by Rob MacKillop here…"
Dec 5, 2018
gilles T replied to john laverdure's discussion strings
"oops... I mean A=392, of course (which is an actual G at 440 standard pitch, hence the confusion)."
Nov 24, 2018
gilles T replied to john laverdure's discussion strings
"Dear Akira, Thanks for your post, my apologies to answer it lately. Of course you are right regarding the scale length — my renaissance guitar being at 54 cm, I deduced that uke strings for a tenor scale (closer to 43 cm) might not fit. So I…"
Nov 24, 2018
gilles T replied to john laverdure's discussion strings
"Hello, I am considering to give a try at Aquila 19 u, a nylgut string set for 8 strings ukulele, on my renaissance guitar. has anybody already experimented this ? Any tension issue ? Thanks in advance for your answers.Gilles"
Nov 17, 2018
gilles T commented on Daniel Shoskes's video
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Est-ce Mars arr G. Botaille for Renaissance Guitar

"Dear Daniel Shoskes, The correct spelling is actually Gabriel Bataille, a very famous lutenist and composer. Hope this helps, Regards."
Oct 31, 2018
gilles T replied to Monica Hall's discussion Nathanael Diesel
"Hello, Just in case this old thread might trigger some fresh interest, I stumbled upon this link today : http://www.kb.dk/da/nb/materialer/haandskrifter/HA/e-mss/gks377.html The amount of guitar music is just enormous ! Enjoy, Gilles."
Oct 30, 2018
gilles T replied to Monica Hall's discussion Unidentified illustration
"Bravo Edgar ! I too had this feeling of "déja-vu"" and immediately checked the front page of Narvaez "seis libros del delphin", just to find it features as well a similar siren playing a guitar or a vihuela, but not…"
Oct 28, 2018
gilles T replied to Daniel Shoskes's discussion Renaissance guitar strings
"Dear Daniel, Congrats for your ren guitar and your first video of Morlaye. Regarding the strings choice, you can try Savarez alliance kf : they come in various gauges and lengths, so once you have checked the scale length and the pitch you want…"
Jul 5, 2018
gilles T replied to Thomas Schmitt's discussion Barcelona MS691
"Dear Ms Hall, Thank you so much ! I have been able to find this vid, and here's the link just in case other members may be interested :  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZmHhsUCqxo Actually I have been confusing this suite (por la E) with…"
May 14, 2018

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