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The guitar, from the Renaissance to the present day.


New York, C. Scribner's Sons [1974] .
ISBN 068413215X, 9780684132150

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Subjects Guitar -- History.
Guitar history (Title)
Guitar history.
Guitar.
Description vii, 168 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-157).
Contents The development of the instrument (1) : the Viheula and early guitars. The Vihuela and the Viola da mano ; Four-course guitar to five-course guitar ; Fretting ; Makers and instruments -- The sixteenth century : the Vihuela and four-course guitar. The Vihuelistas, their music and technique ; The four-course guitar in Italy and Spain ; The four-course guitar in France -- The Baroque : era of the five-course guitar. Juan Carlos Amat and the Spanish guitar ; The Spanish guitar in Italy ; The Spanish guitar in France and England : Francesco Corbetta ; The Spanish guitar in the Netherlands and Germany ; The Spanish guitar in Spain ; Eighteenth-century decline -- The development of the instrument (2) : the six-string guitar and the appearance of the modern instrument. The addition of the sixth string and constructional improvements ; Unusual guitars ; The modern instrument : Torres and after -- Classical and Romantic : the nineteenth century. The early nineteenth century guitar in Europe ; The early nineteenth century guitar in England ; Tutors and technique ; Tarrega : a fresh start -- The twentieth century : a new lease of life. The achievement of AndreĢs Segovia ; The guitar in England ; Present and future.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)983646
(OCoLC)ocm00983646
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WorldCat Identities Turnbull, Harvey.
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