My edition of the "Libro de diferentes cifras", ms. M 811 in the Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid, is finally in print. It contains 109 pieces for baroque guitar, mostly in Italian tablature and a few in alphabeto. The authors are Gaspar Sanz (from his Instruccion
, sometimes in new or arranged versions), Francesco Corbetta and some pieces that could be atributed to Santiago de Murcia, and a lot of unatributed pieces.
Since the rythm in the manuscript is not precisely written, my work… Continue