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A network for lutenists and lovers of lute music.


Early Guitar and Cittern

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Created by Daniel Shoskes May 25, 2008 at 6:50am. Last updated by Daniel Shoskes May 22, 2010.

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Created by Daniel Shoskes May 14, 2008 at 4:38pm. Last updated by Daniel Shoskes May 14, 2008.



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Мария Viksnina posted videos
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Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto Grosso IV in D Major; Allegro & Coda : Voices of Music

The concluding Allegro and Coda from Corelli's Concerto Grosso No. 4 in D Major, performed on original instruments by the Early Music ensemble Voices of musi...
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Pat O'Brien Instruments

Dear Friends: As the prime nexus of the lute world, Pat was always helping people sell and acquire instruments. After his death, there are a number of instruments in his possession of uncertain ownership. Similarly, it is almost certain that some instruments he owned are on loan to others. The key person the family has asked to help sort this out is Charlie Weaver. If you have any relevant information, please email him at charlesaweaver@gmail.comThanksDaniel ShoskesSee More
Sarge Gerbode posted a discussion

MISSING! Hans Newsidler intro translation

Some time ago, I posted on my web site a translation of Hans Newsidler's intro to his 1536 lute book.That translation has now gone missing.  Is there anyone who has, in the past, downloaded a copy of it who could send it to me for re-posting?Thanks!--SargeSee More
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Richard Darsie commented on Daniel Shoskes's video

Tombeau by Lauffensteiner in C Minor for Baroque Lute

"Just today saw the news about Pat. He was quite a guy, with an encyclopedic knowledge of the lute and its music. Your performance of this tombeau is a fitting tribute."
Мария Viksnina replied to Мария Viksnina's discussion Please advise a good musical education institution.
" This is a page from Wikipedia which says about torban. True it is in the Russian language. Торбан      This is a translation into English -  Torban was…"
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Waldemar Pawlaszek replied to Мария Viksnina's discussion Please advise a good musical education institution.
"I wasn't aware that torban is supposed to be Polish - I always though that it's purely Ukrainian. Apparently back in the XVIII century the distinction was blurry enough :)"
Мария Viksnina replied to Мария Viksnina's discussion Please advise a good musical education institution.
"Thank you very much for your information! Poland interests me very much, for the reason that I play torban who is Polish instrument. When the Polish royal court was cappella players on torbans."
Daniel Shoskes posted a video

Courante "La Princesse" by Robert Ballard for Renaissance Lute

A courante in c minor by Robert Ballard named La Princesse (quatriesme). From Deuxieme livre et pieces diverses published in 1614. Edited by Ron Andrico (Ang...


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