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Renaissance Guitars and Vihuelas

  • Spanish Vihuela Spanish Vihuela

    Spanish Vihuela

    In the 16th century, the Spanish musicians developed a unique form of guitar for playing polyphonic music resulting in a six-course waisted instrument played with a bow, a quill, or the fingers. The type that seems to have been most common, or at least...

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  • Dias Model Guitar Dias Model Guitar

    Dias Model Guitar

    In the collection at the Royal College of Music in London there is a fabulous guitar. This instrument was made by Belchior Dias in Lisbon, 1581. In its current condition it is set up as a guitar with five courses, but the small size of the body and short...

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  • Pavan Renaissance Guitar Pavan Renaissance Guitar

    Pavan Renaissance Guitar

    The Gamut Pavan Renaissance guitar has the same outline of the Dias model guitar. However, rather than having the fluted back, the Pavan guitar has a flat back. The tone is bright and lively, and playability is excellent with a low action and a...

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