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The Guitar, the Lute and the Early Keyboard

 

2014-12-18

 

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Guitar

Music for the Guitar Printed in Sweden 1800-1860
A bibliography of music for the guitar printed in Sweden with locations of the works. This bibliography can also be found in Guitar and Lute Issues published by Matanya Ophee. In English. The Swedish version: Musik för gitarr utgiven i Sverige 1800-1860.

 

The Guitar in Sweden to the mid 19th Century
A short history of the guitar in Sweden. In English.

 

Gitarren i Sverige under tidigt 1800-tal - om svenska gitarrskolor och instrumentmakare
An article in Swedish about two early Swedish guitar methods and about a preserved Swedish Guitar by Lorents Mollenberg.

 

Music for the Guitar and the Swedish Lute in the Collection of Kenneth Sparr
A catalogue of early prints and manuscripts for the guitar and the Swedish lute in the collection of Kenneth Sparr. The catalogue spans the period 1760-1900. The collection contains many Swedish and French prints. The pages are regularly updated.

 

Literature and Prints Concerning the Guitar and the Lute in the Collection of Kenneth Sparr
A catalogue of books and prints concerning the guitar and the lute in the collection of Kenneth Sparr.

 

Daniel Fryklund  - A Bibliography over His Works And an Introduction to His Biography
A biography over the Swedish musicologist and music collector Daniel Fryklund.

 

Daniel Fryklund - a Translation of His "Bidrag till gitarristiken" (Contributions to Guitar Studies). Part One
A commented English translation of Daniel Fryklund's important article about the guitar, first published in Swedish in 1931. This article has been neglected and overlooked by most researchers on the guitar although it contains a lot of interesting information particularly about rare early prints. The article is in two parts: Part Two

 

Daniel Fryklund - samlare, forskare och pionjär inom svensk gitarrforskning
About Daniel Fryklund as collector, researcher and pioneer in Swedish research about the guitar. In Swedish.

 

An unknown French song by Fernando Sor in Sweden
About a recently discovered French song by Fernando Sor, now housed in the Music Library of Sweden.

 

Handbok för instrumentbyggaren (gitarr) av J-C Maugin
A translation into Swedish of the guitar chapter in J-C Maugin's handbook for instrument builders. The original French edition was published in 1834. In Swedish.

 

Étienne Jean Baptiste Pastou - Violinist and Guitarist
A short article about a lesser known French guitar composer and with his lithographed portrait.

 

Two Unknown Guitar Works by Fernando Sor
An English version of my article Due pezzi sconosciuti di Fernando Sor
[il Fronimo 36/2008 No, 144 pp. 28-38]  A Japanese version can be found in Guitar dream No. 17 June-July 2009 pp. 10-17. A Swedish version, Två okända verk av Fernando Sor, was published in Gitarr och Luta 42/2009 Nr 2, pp. 20-26.

 

A Guitar by Etienne Perrin fils a Mirecourt
A short description and some pictures of an interesting guitar, made in France in the early 19th century, probably imported to the USA in the 1820-1830s and somewhat changed with some typical American features. This guitar has been restored at the Carl Malmsten Centre of Wood Technology & Design, Department of guitar making as a project in a course for repairing and restoring of plucked instruments.
A report on and a documentation of the restoring process has been made by Mats Nordwall: Restoration of a plucked string instrument TMTR08 - Guitar by Perrin fils à Mirecourt and in Swedish as Restaurering av knäppinstrument TMTR08 - Gitarr av Perrin fils à Mirecourt (in Swedish)

 

Den gitarrspelande sockerbagaren – Om Carl Johan Grafström och hans gitarrskola

About a little known Swedish nineteenth century guitar tutor and its aauthor. In Swedish.

 


 

Lute

Jost Amman Der Lautenmacher - The Lute maker
An article about the two versions of Jost Amman's famous wood-engraving of a lute maker from 1568 and 1574 respectively based on two originals in the collection of Kenneth Sparr. With some information about the biography of Jost Amman.

 

David Kellner
A biographical survey of the life of David Kellner, composer for the lute, organist, carilloneur etc. together with a bibliography of his works. In English.

 

"The improved cittern" Printed and Manuscript Music for the Swedish Lute and a List of Swedish Lutes. 
A catalogue of music for and an introduction to the unique Swedish lute (or theorbo), a musical instrument in vogue c. 1780-1820. Also in a Swedish version as "Den förbättrade sittran" Musik i tryck och handskrift för den svenska lutan samt förteckning över svenska lutor.

 

Israel Pourel - Lutenist and Musician in 17th Century Stockholm.
About the Swedish lutenist and musician Israel Pourel active in the late 17th and the early 18th centuries. Also in a Swedish version as "Israel Pourel - Lutenist och musikant i stormaktstidens Stockholm"    The English version of the article was first published in Luths et luthistes en Occident - actes du colloque 13-15 mai 1998. Paris 1999, pp. 217-233.

 

French Lutenists and French Lutemusic in Sweden. 
About French lutenists and French lute music in Sweden during the 17th and the early 18th centuries.

 

Lutenists at the Royal Court of King Gustavus I of Sweden
About the lutenists employed at the Swedish court in the mid 16th century.

 

Hinrich Niewerth - Lutenist at the Royal Swedish Court
About the lutenist Hinrich Niewerth employed at the Swedish court in the late 17th century.

 

A Poet's Description of the Lute Playing of Silvius Leopold Weiss, and a Possible Link Between Weiss and David Kellner
About a poem by Johann Ulrich von König on the lute playing of Silvius Leopold Weiss and also about a possible link between Weiss and David Kellner.

 

Some unobserved information about John Dowland, Thomas Campion and Philip Rosseter
About the 'Stammbuch' of Hans von Bodeck (1582-1658) and the entries made by Dowland, Campion and Rosseter in the early 17th century.

 

An Early 18th-Century Swedish Lute Tutor
About the anonymous manuscript Swedish baroque lute tutor in the Lund University Library.

 

An Unknown and Unique Broadside Lute Instruction
About the unique 16th century broadside lute instruction published by Mateo Pagano and now in The Royal Library, Stockholm.

 

A Lute by Raphael Mest in Sweden
About the twelve-course lute by Raphael Mest, now housed in the Diocesan and County Library of Linköping, Sweden. A Swedish version of the article

 

Charles de Lespine Lutenist and Composer
About the French lutenist and composer, together with a catalogues of his known works and concordances.

Musik för luta i Kalmar. Tabulaturhandskriften KLM 21.072 i länsmuseet
About the large lute tablature manuscript in the county museum of Kalmar, Sweden. See also Kalmar County Museum's Object of the month

 

Den svenska lutan i en anonym målning från 1800-talets början
An article about a unique painting from the beginning of the 18th century showing a Swedish lute being played. Published in Dokumenterat 34 - Bulletin från Statens musikbibliotek, Stockholm 2003. In Swedish.

 

Sven Lorentz Bruuns ”svenskluta”

 

Remarks on an Unnoticed Seventeenth-Century French Lute in Sweden, the Swedish Lute (Svenskluta or Swedish Theorbo) and Conversions of Swedish Lutes.  Galpin Society Journal LXII April 2009, pp. 209-234

 

Die Svenskluta (Schwedische Laute oder Schwedische Theorbe) / The Svenskluta (Swedish Lute or Swedish Theorboe) in Schlegel, Andreas & Lüdtke, Joachim, Die Laute in Europa 2 / The Lute in Europe 2. Innsbruck 2011 pp. 176-182

 

Jonas Elg: An Eighteenth-Century Lute and Violin Maker in Stockholm, Sweden, and his 15-course Baroque Lute. Galpin Society Journal LXV March 2012, pp. 23-59, 168-172. Also presented as a paper at The American Musical Instrument Society, 40th Annual Meeting, The Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix, Arizona May 18-22, 2011.

 

Den gitarrspelande sockerbagaren – Om Carl Johan Grafström och hans gitarrskola  [XVI Nordic Musicological Congress, Stockholm 2012. Proceedings. pp. 223-238]

 

Prosten Nohrborgs luta (in Swedish). Spaning nr 20-21, 2013, pp. 62-65.

 


 

Early Keyboard

 Johan Gabriel Högwall - fortepianomakare i Göteborg
An article (in Swedish) by Mats Krouthén about the piano maker Johan Gabriel Högwall in Gothenburg, active the late 18th and early 19th century.

 

Report on Making a Clavichord after NM 264.785 in Musikmuseet at the Instrument-building Course at Marholmen, July 26 - August 12, 1999
A report translated by Stuart Frankel about building a copy of a small clavichord (NM 264.785) in Musikmuseet, Stockholm at the musical instrument building course at Marholmen on 26 July - 12 August 1999. A drawing of and sound clip from this clavichord can be found at  Musik- och taetermuseet. This report is also available in Swedish: Rapport angående tillverkning av klavikord (ritning och ljudexempel på detta klavikord finns på  Musik- och teatermuseet)

 

 


 

Miscellaneous

Daniel Fryklund - A Bibliography of His Works And an Introduction to His Biography
The most comprehensive biography about Daniel Fryklund, the Swedish collector of musical instruments, musicalia and musicologist.

 

Musikaliesamlingen i Skottorps slott, Halland
The collection of music at the castle of Skottorp, in Halland, Sweden. An introduction to the collection and a list of the works in it. In Swedish

 

Musical Instrument Building Courses at Marholmen, Sweden - Unique in the World
A personal view of the musical instrument building courses where you can build a lute, a guitar, a clavichord etc. after historical models and using traditional materials and woodworking processes. Also in a Swedish version as Instrumentbyggkurserna på Marholmen - unika i världen

 

Literature about music in the collection of Kenneth Sparr
A catalogue of literature about music in Kenneth Sparr's collection, including literature about the guitar and the lute.

 


 

 

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Sale catalogues with books about and music for the lute and the early guitar as well as drawings. Both new, second-hand and antiquarian titles are offered. Perhaps one of the more complete listings of books and music concerning these instruments. Other antiquarian music is also offered.

 

 


 

Studies and Articles

by Kenneth Sparr

 

Luttabulatur i svenska bibliotek 1. Skoklostertabulaturerna  [SGLS 8/1975 No. 2, pp. 40-42]

 

Luttabulatur i svenska bibliotek 2. Uppsala universitetsbibliotek [SGLS 9/1976 No. 1, pp. 44-48]

 

Luttabulaturer i svenska bibliotek 3. Musikmuseet, Stockholm [SGLS 9/1976 No. 2 pp. 38-40]

 

Luttabulaturer i svenska bibliotek 4. Norrköpings stadsbibliotek [SGLS 10/1977 No. 1 pp. 30-33]

 

Luttabulaturer i Sverige 5. Kalmar läns museum  [SGLS 10/1977 No. 2 pp. 29-35] See also Kalmar County Museum's Object of the month

 

Musik för luta i Kalmar. Tabulaturhandskriften KLM 21.072 i länsmuseet [Kalmar län 1977, pp. 50-73] See also Kalmar County Museum's Object of the month

 

Luttabulaturer i Sverige 6. Stiftelsen Musikkulturens främjande, Stockholm  [SGLS 11/1978 No. 1 pp. 32-36]

 

Rapport från lutagruppen [SGLS 9/1976 nr 2 s. 7-9]

 

Rapport från lutagruppen [SGLS 10/1977 nr 2 s. 9-11]

 

Kortkurser i luta [SGLS 11/1978 nr 1 s. 30]

 

Tabulatur för gitarr  [SGLS 11/1978 No. 2 pp. 27-42]

 

En svensk lutinstruktion [SGLS 11/1978 No. 2 pp. 50-54]. Also on Internet and in English as An Early 18th-Century Swedish Lute Tutor

 

Tabulatur för gitarr  [Musikrevy 1978 pp. 138-139]

 

”Lutans sanna vänner” [SGLS 12/1979 nr 1 s. 22]

 

Margareta Fridstrand - lutmakare [SGLS 12/1979 No. 1 pp. 26-27]

 

Franska lutenister och fransk lutmusik i Sverige [SGLS 13/1980 No. 2 pp. 17-29]

 

Fernando Sor-autografer i Sverige [SGLS 13/1980 No. 2 pp. 40-46]

 

Losy, Jan Antonín. Zwei Suiten für Barocklaute herausgegeben von Stefan Lundgren. München. 1983. Einführung von Kenneth Sparr

 

Mouton, Charles. Suite in g-Moll für Barocklaute herausgegeben von Stefan Lundgren. München. 1983. Einführung von Kenneth Sparr

 

Lutan i Sverige - tiden intill 1520 [SGLS 16/1983 No. 2 pp. 26-37]

 

L'illustre Mr Mouton [SGLS 16/1983 No. 1 pp. 2-8]

 

Hinrich Niewerth - Lutenist at the Royal Swedish Court [The Lute XXIV Part 2, 1984-].

 

Raphael Mests luta  [Linköpings biblioteks handlingar Ny serie band 10, 1984, pp. 4-23]. An updated Swedish version of this article can be found here. An updated English version of this article can be found here.

 

French Lutenists and French Lutemusic in Sweden. [Le luth et sa musique II, Paris 1984 pp. 59-67].

 

Den lutspelande Greve Losy [SGLS 17/1984 No. 1 pp. 14-18]

 

Lutenists at the Royal Court of King Gustavus I of Sweden  [The Lute XXV Part 2, 1985, pp. 69-80].

 

Konsten att bygga luta på 14 dagar [SGLS 18/1985 No. 3 pp. 14-26]

 

Lutan i Sverige - tiden 1520-1560 [SGLS 19/1986 No. 1 pp. 18-36]. ]. Also in English as Lutenists at the Royal Court of King Gustavus I of Sweden  .

 

A Poet's Description of the Lute Playing of Silvius Leopold Weiss, and a Possible Link Between Weiss and David Kellner [Journal of the Lute Society of America 19/1986 pp. 58-67].

 

Charles de Lespine - Sverigeresenär, poet, dramatiker, lutenist och kompositör [Bokvännen XXXXII/1987 pp. 107-112; Gitarr och Luta 21/1988 No. 1 pp. 53-58].

 

An Early 18th-Century Swedish Lute Tutor [The Lute 26/1986, Part 2, pp. 75ff].

 

Hinrich Niewerth - lutenist vid det svenska hovet [Gitarr och Luta 20/1987 No. 1 pp. 101-]. Also in English as Hinrich Niewerth - Lutenist at the Royal Swedish Court

 

Die Kunst von Silvius Leopold Weiss im Spiegel der zeitgenössischen Literatur [Gitarre & Laute 9/1987 Heft 6 pp. 15-17]. In English at A Poet's Description of the Lute Playing of Silvius Leopold Weiss, and a Possible Link Between Weiss and David Kellner

 

An Unknown and Unique Broadside Lute Instruction [The Lute 27/1987 pp. 31-35] .

 

Some unobserved information about John Dowland, Thomas Campion and Philip Rosseter [The Lute 27/1987 pp. 35-38] -].

 

Gitarrbygge sommaren 1987 [Gitarr och Luta 21/1988 No. 1 pp. 34-50]

 

"Es soll nur Sylvius die Laute spielen" - en okänd dikt om Weiss spel på luta och ett möjligt samband mellan Weiss och David Kellner  [Gitarr och Luta 21/1988 No. 1 pp. 14-19 samt Tidskrift för tidig musik 10/1988 No. 1 pp. 3-7]. In English at A Poet's Description of the Lute Playing of Silvius Leopold Weiss, and a Possible Link Between Weiss and David Kellner

 

Gitarren i Sverige under tidigt 1800-tal - om svenska gitarrskolor och instrumentmakare [Gitarr och Luta 21/1988 No. 3 pp. 46-55].

 

Un foglio sconosciuto e unico di istruzioni per il liuto [il Fronimo No. 68 1988 pp. 60-62]

 

En samling äldre gitarrmusik från Skottorps slott [Gitarr och Luta 22/1989 No. 1 pp. 9-16]

 

An Unknown Lute Manuscript in Poland [Lute Society of America Quarterly 25/1989 No. 1]

 

Luitisten aan het hof van koning Gustavus I van Zweden  [De Tabulatuur 6/1989 No. 23 pp. 8-14] ]. Also in English as Lutenists at the Royal Court of King Gustavus I of Sweden

 

En 250-årig "Trogen Underrättelse Uti General=Basen..." (Bokvännen 44/1989 pp. 119-130)

 

En 250-årig "Trogen Underrättelse Uti General=Basen..." och dess författare

David Kellner [Tidskrift för tidig musik 11/1989 No. 4 pp. 3-10]

 

Musik för gitarr utgiven i Sverige 1800-1860  [Svenskt musikhistoriskt arkiv Bulletin 24, Stockholm 1989 s.20-40]. Also in English as Music for the Guitar Printed in Sweden 1800-1860 or in  Guitar and Lute Issues.

 

Gitarren i Sverige till 1800-talets mitt  [Gitarr och Luta 24/1991 No. 1 pp. 3-11] Also in English in an updated version: The Guitar in Sweden to the mid 19th Century

 

David Kellner a Biographical Survey [The Lute 29/1989 pp. 3-36]. A German version of this article appeared in Wolkser Wasserturmbote - Liebertwolkwitzer freies Informations- und Nachrichtenblatt Nr. 124-127, 2001.

 

La chitarra in Svezia fino alla metà del XIX secolo [il Fronimo No. 78 1992 pp. 8-17] Also on Internet as The Guitar in Sweden to the mid 19th Century

 

The Guitar in Sweden to the mid 19th Century [Soundboard 17/1990 No. 1 pp. 16-23].

 

Die Gitarre in Schweden bis zur Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts [Gitarre & Laute 14/ 1992 Heft 2, pp. 57-64] Also on Internet as The Guitar in Sweden to the mid 19th Century

 

Åke Högman - lutenist  [Gitarr och Luta 25/1992 No. 1 pp. 7-10]

La suédoise - Music in Baroque Sweden. Introduction & Commentary. Musica Rediviva MRCD 003

 

"Israel Pourel - Lutenist och musikant i stormaktstidens Stockholm" [Gitarr och Luta 25/1992 No. 2 pp. 49-57] . An English version of this Israel Pourel - Lutenist and Musician in 17th Century Stockholm. can be found in Luths et luthistes en Occident - actes du colloque 13-15 mai  1998. Paris 1999, pp. 217-233.

 

David Kellner: Ein biographischer Überblick Teil 1-3. [Gitarre & Laute 14/1992, Heft 6, pp. 13-18; 7/1993, Heft 1 pp. 17-21; Heft 2 pp. 17-21] Also in English as David Kellner a Biographical Survey

 

David Kellner - lutenist, klockspelare och organist. [Gitarr och Luta 26/1993 No. 1 pp. 3-13] Also in English as David Kellner a Biographical Survey

 

I concertsalar skulle guitarren aldrig våga sig...  [Gitarr och Luta 26/1993 No. 3 pp. 23-24]

 

Musicerande ensemble från tidigt 1600-tal [Tidskrift för tidig musik 15/1993 No. 3 pp. 3]

 

Gitarrbygge på Marholmen 1993 [Gitarr och Luta 27/1994 No. 1 pp. 3-6]

 

En fransk gitarrbyggbeskrivning från 1830-talet  [Gitarr och Luta 27/1994 No. 1 pp. 22-31].

 

David Kellner a Biographical Survey [Balticum - a Coherent Musical Landscape in 16th and 18th Centuries. Ed. by Irma Vierimaa. Studia musicologica universitatis helsingiensis VI. Helsinki 1994. pp. 63-90].

 

Ein unbekanntes französisches Lied von Fernando Sor. [Gitarre & Laute 26/1994, Heft 4 pp. 39-43]. Also in English as An unknown French song by Fernando Sor in Sweden

 

En okänd sång av Fernando Sor i Sverige. [Gitarr och Luta 27/1994 No. 4 pp. 23-25]. Also in English as An unknown French song by Fernando Sor in Sweden

 

En viola da mano-spelare från tidigt 1500-tal [Tidskrift för tidig musik 16/1994 No. 4 pp. 4-5].

 

Den äldsta gitarrtidskriften - The Giulianiad [Gitarr och Luta 28/1995 No. 1 pp. 9-11]

 

En viola da mano-spelare från tidigt 1500-tal [Gitarr och Luta 28/1995 No. 1 pp. 23-24].

 

An unknown French song by Fernando Sor in Sweden [Soundboard Vol. XXII, No. 1 pp. 39-43].

 

Una canzone sconociuta di Fernando Sor in Svezia [il Fronimo No. 93 1995 pp. 37-40]. Also in English as An unknown French song by Fernando Sor in Sweden

 

Magazin för Guitarre-spelare. 1. Joachim Pettoletti, "Six Walzes instructives" [Gitarr och Luta 28/1995 No. 4 pp. 17-22]

 

Mamsell med gitarr [Gitarr och Luta 28/1995 No. 4 pp. 24]

 

Ett dataprogram för lut- och gitarrtabulatur [Gitarr och Luta 28/1995 No. 4 pp. 23-25]

 

Magazin för Guitarre-spelare. 2. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart "Ah perdona al primo affetto" [Gitarr och Luta 28/1996 No. 2 pp. 16-20]

 

Gitarristen Georg Gulyas i prestigefylld solistfinal [Gitarr och Luta 28/1995 No. 2 pp. 25-26]

 

Josabeth Sjöberg - gitarrmamsell på utställning i Stockholms stadsmuseum [Gitarr och Luta 28/1996 No. 2 p. 26]

 

Gitarrspelarna  [Gitarr och Luta 28/1996 No. 2 pp. 28]

 

Instrumentbyggarkurs på Marholmen 1996 [Gitarr och Luta 29/1996 No. 3 p. 4]

 

Instrumentbyggkurserna på Marholmen - unika i världen [Birkagårdens folkhögskola 80 år. Stockholm 1997 pp. 25-40.  Musical Instrument Building Courses at Marholmen, Sweden - Unique in the World

 

Daniel Fryklund - samlare, forskare och pionjär inom svensk gitarrforskning [Gitarr och Luta 30/1997 No. 1 pp. 11-14].

Robert Spencer (1932-1997) [Gitarr och Luta 30/1997 No. 3 p. 6]

 

Lutkonferens i Paris [Gitarr och Luta 31/1998 No. 2 pp. 6-7]

 

Israel Pourel - Lutenist och musikant i stormaktstidens Stockholm"  [Vallonättlingen 1998 No. 3 pp. 14-19, No. 4 pp. 24-27].

 

A Lute by Raphael Mest in Sweden  [The Lute XXXVIII/1998 pp. 1-28]. In Swedish as Raphael Mests luta i Linköping [Gitarr och Luta 36/2003 No. 4, pp. 32-43].

 

Israel Pourel - Lutenist and Musician in 17th Century Stockholm. [Luths et luthistes en Occident - actes du colloque 13-15 mai 1998. Paris 1999, pp. 217-233.]

 

Den ryska gitarrens historia - apropå en aktuell avhandling [Gitarr och Luta 33/2000 No. 3 pp. 6-8]

 

Per Kjetil Farstads avhandling om den galanta tyska lutmusiken under 1700-talet [Gitarr och Luta 33/2000 No. 3 pp. 21-22]

 

Charles de Lespine Lutenist and Composer [Die Laute 3(2001) pp. 42-63]

 

Den första sexsträngade gitarren - finns den egentligen? [Gitarr och Luta 34/2001 No. 4 pp. 25-30]

 

Lutor och lutspel i två målningar av Ferdinand Bol och Michael Dahl [Musiken i konsten - Det klingande 1600-talet. En konstbok från Nationalmuseum redigerad av Karin Sidén. Nationalmusei årsbok 47, Stockholm 2001 pp. 59-89]

 

Raphael Mests luta i Linköping [Gitarr och Luta 36/2003 No. 4 pp. 32-43].

 

Den svenska lutan i en anonym målning från 1800-talets början [Dokumenterat 34 - Bulletin från Statens musikbibliotek, Stockholm 2003, pp. 25ff. In Swedish.

 

Göran Söllscher plays Renaissance Music (album text to his CD "The Renaissance Album" on Deutsche Gramophon 477 572-6)

 

Due pezzi sconosciuti di Fernando Sor [il Fronimo 36/2008 No, 144 pp. 28-38]. The English version Two Unknown Guitar Works by Fernando Sor  Also published in Japanese in Guitar dream No. 17 June-July 2009 pp. 10-17. This also includes an edition by Jun Sugawara and Hirokazu Sato of the Madrid manuscript as well as a recording of the edited music. A Swedish version, Två okända verk av Fernando Sor,, was published in Gitarr och Luta 42/2009 Nr 2 pp. 20-26.

 

Sven Lorentz Bruuns ”svenskluta”

 

Karl Nyhlin Kellner & Weiss Works for Lute (album text 2010 to CD db Productions dbCD131)

 

Remarks on an Unnoticed Seventeenth-Century French Lute in Sweden, the Swedish Lute (Svenskluta or Swedish Theorbo) and Conversions of Swedish Lutes.  Galpin Society Journal LXII April 2009, pp. 209-234.

 

Die Svenskluta (Schwedische Laute oder Schwedische Theorbe) / The Svenskluta (Swedish Lute or Swedish Theorboe) in Schlegel, Andreas & Lüdtke, Joachim, Die Laute in Europa 2 / The Lute in Europe 2. Innsbruck 2011 pp. 176-182

 

Jonas Elg: An Eighteenth-Century Lute and Violin Maker in Stockholm, Sweden, and his 15-course Baroque Lute. Galpin Society Journal LXV March 2012, pp. 23-59, 168-172

 

Den gitarrspelande sockerbagaren – Om Carl Johan Grafström och hans gitarrskola  [XVI Nordic Musicological Congress, Stockholm 2012. Papers. pp. 223-238]

 

Prosten Nohrborgs luta (in Swedish). Spaning nr 20-21, 2013, pp. 62-65.

 

“Journal des Troubadours avec Accompagnement de Guitare ou Lyre” con il suo insolito codice di datazione e Ferdinando Carulli come compositore e arrangiatore [il Fronimo 42/2014 No, 165 pp. 37-47]

 

 

 


 

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CIMCIM International Committee of Musical Instrument Museums and Collections
Centrum voor muziekinstrumentenbouw
Fellowship of Makers and Researchers of Historical Instruments
Grassi Museum für Musikinstrumente der Universität Leipzig

Guild of American Luthiers
JM Instruments
Making Gut Strings
National Music Museum
Stiftelsen Musikkulturens Främjande

Technical Drawings of Musical Instruments
Ton i trä instrumentverkstad

 

Lute and Early Guitar Makers and Dealers

Arthur Robb
Database of Lutes - Lautenweltadressbuch
David van Edwards
Frank-Peter & Markus Dietrich Meisterwerkstatt für Gitarrenbau und historische Zupfinstrumente
George Stevens
Kenneth Brögger

Lars Jönsson, Luthier

Martin Shepherd
Paulo Busato
Sinier de Ridder Luthier Antique Musical Instruments

 

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