A network for lovers of lute music

A network for lutenists and lovers of lute music.


Early Guitar and Cittern

For those who also play these instruments, other ning groups are:

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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Ron Andrico & Donna Stewart posted a discussion

Saturday morning quotes - Information

We have posted our Saturday morning quotes, information and les choses luthees. & DonnaSee More
Profile IconAlbert de Vos and La Ca joined Lute
Tuomas Kourula replied to Tuomas Kourula's discussion Barber renaissance lute - value & cracks (images)
"Just an update: the makers did eventually respond to my message. My email had been put in the spam folder for some reason, so it was lucky that they noticed it at all!They estimate it would cost about 200 pounds to repair - not too much, I think, of…"
Mike Hagburg is now a member of Lute
Ed Mastrovito commented on Gabor Tokodi's photo

Gabor Tokodi

"I agree. I also prefer single-strung for continuo. I have a double-strung archlute in G and a single -strung archlute in D minor. I find the single string of the latter significantly easier to control (I'm an amateur lutenist, bear in…"
May 18
Gabor Tokodi commented on Gabor Tokodi's photo

Gabor Tokodi

"Yes it is. Anyway I use the instrument also in teorbo tuning in A. It depends on the program. I noticed that in continuo playing with bigger orchestra the single-strung instrument works better. I can be more powerfull without the annoying effect of…"
May 17
Sean Smith commented on Mike Ashley's video

Gershwin played on the lute

"Love it! With all that music from the 20th century there's got to be some good stuff for lute!"
May 15
Mike Ashley posted a video

Gershwin played on the lute

Just for fun - Gershwin played on a lute! This prelude was originally written for piano and has been arranged by Mike Ashley for an 8 course lute. Mike plays...
May 15
Ron Micklin is now a member of Lute
May 15
Antonio Budzinski replied to Antonio Budzinski's discussion room for plucking
"Thanks - I just re-drilled bridge holes in one lute and the playability immediately improved :)"
May 15
Gabor Tokodi posted a photo

Gabor Tokodi

The photo was made during a Johannes Passion concert
May 15


Saturday morning quotes - Information

Started by Ron Andrico & Donna Stewart in General discussion on Saturday. 0 Replies

Barber renaissance lute - value & cracks (images)

Started by Tuomas Kourula in General discussion. Last reply by Tuomas Kourula on Wednesday. 7 Replies

room for plucking

Started by Antonio Budzinski in Lute Building and Repair. Last reply by Antonio Budzinski May 15. 2 Replies


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