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History of the Lute A review by me of A History of
the Lute from Antiquity to the Renaissance by Douglas Alton
Smith. A translation of this review appeared in the Japanese Lute Society Newsletter in
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More lute related links
Cripps' Lute Page Lots of pictures, links, general
information about lutes and a list of lutes for sale here. Wayne also
provides a home for the LuteNet mailing list.
- John Dowland MP3s, videos, scores, essays and more, all concerning one of the lute pantheon
- David Hill's lute cartoons lute cartoons
Wikla's Music Page A gazillion music links with emphasis on
early music and lute and a string calculator.
Luteshop Lutenist and LuteMaker Martin Shepherd's page.
Includes a history of the lute, articles on stringing and temperment,
piece of the month and pictures of his lutes.
Aquila Strings Click on the Iconography button to see some
great paintings of lutes and strings
Roman Glassmakers Lute Cartoons
Strings Gut strings by Dan Larsen
Strings This is the source for nylgut.
USA This is the USA source for nylgut.
USA Bernd Kuerschner strings for musical instruments.
- Kathedrale Strings by Nicholas Baldock
- Just Strings
Source for La Bella strings.
- Sierra View Acoustic Music
Source for Purr'll Gut Strings.
- Northern Renaissance Instruments
Sells sets of gut lute strings.
French company. They only supply treble gut and double twist, no bass strings. They no longer supply fret gut
- Universale corde musicali musical strings
from first quality selected gut (ram & ox)
Pyramid Strings Pyramid strings for Historical Bowed and
Plucked Stringed Instruments
- CRANE String corner
This site has a list of string manufacturers and dealers and explanations of how to obtain strings from each of them
- aluminium lute casesaluminium cases by
Pierre Rousseau 145, rue de Belleville 75019 Paris (France)
Tel/fax : +33 (0)1 42 45 68 74 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
related picturesAlfonso Marin's collection of lute related
related pictures Jean-Marie Poirier's collection of lute related
pictures divided into Renaissance, Baroque 17th century and Baroque 18th century
Art in North American Museums Direct link to lute related
pictures on the "Links" page of the LSA website
English Lute Manuscripts and Scribes 1530-1630 An examination
of the place of the lute in 16th- and 17th-century English Society
through a study of the English Lute Manuscripts of the so-called
'Golden Age', including a detailed catalogue of the sources.
Web publication by
S. L. Weiss Information concerning Silvius Leopold Weiss
including lists of works and recordings
Knot or Blood Knot Vance Wood recommended this knot to me to
tie a broken string. This is useful if a string breaks and is longer
than from nut to bridge but not long enough to make it to the peg. Here
you will find a diagram of how to tie it.
How to tie fret knots Pictures of how to tie fret knots at
David Van Edwards site. This has 3 knots for single frets and 1 for
History of the Lute A History of the Lute
from Antiquity to the Renaissance
by Douglas Alton Smith
A Lute Society of America Publication
review of A History of the Lute A review by me of Dr.Smith's
A History of the Lute. This review appeared in the Japanese Lute
Society Newsletter in 2003.
Lute Construction Blurb for Historical Lute Construction by
Robert Lundberg. I haven't seen this one but would love to.
Role of the Guitar in the Rise of Monody: The Earliest Manuscripts by
Article showing that the ÒSpanishÓ guitar was
employed by several of the composers and singers of early monody before
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