The classical guitar (also called the Spanish guitar) is the member of the guitar
family used in classical music. It is an acoustical wooden guitar with strings made
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The evolution of classical guitars began with the influences of the vihuela and
gittern in the sixteenth century and ended with the modern classical guitar in the ...
History of classical guitar and of its composers, performers and makers. Includes
photos of various early guitars.
Nobody really knows where the earliest origins of the guitar lie. As long ago as
1400BC the Hittites were playing a stringed instrument with a long neck and a ...
Lupercalia is one of the most ancient of the Roman holidays (one of the feriae listed on ancient calendars from even before the time Julius Caesar reformed the calendar) and is familiar to us today for two main reasons. It is associated with Valentine's Day and it is t... More »
An on-line resource for avid Classical Guitar aficionados. Download sheetmusic,
read biographies of prominent composers, Classical Guitar history and much ...
A brief, but fascinating look through the ages at the history of the classical guitar;
covering the Medieval guitar, Renaissance guitar, Baroque guitar, Classical ...
Music of the Renaissance for classical guitar (1536 to 1637). In 1501, in Venice,
the printer Ottavio Petrucci was the first to use typography in the production of ...
History Of The Spanish and Classical Guitar. The Spanish Guitar Emerges: With
the coming of the Renaissance, inspired in part by Moslem learning brought ...
The guitar is an ancient and noble instrument, whose history can be traced back
.... The modern "classical" guitar took its present form when the Spanish maker ...