Digital Tablature Facsimiles Links

Historical Works for Lute and Related Instruments Available Online

Additions, November 2015:  Benedetti, Besard Novus Partus; October 2015:  Capricornus, Terzi 15977, [Musickshandmade references removed]; September 2015:  Galilei, Intavolature; Milleran MS; August 2015:  Sancta Maria, Mertel, Venegas de Henestrosa; July 2015:  Cambridge University Library – additions & corrections, Dallis Lutebook, Harvard cittern MS, Santa Cruz, Santiago de Murcia, & R. de Visée, guitar books; June 2105:  Aix Ms 147 & Kircher; May 2015:  Tye; March 2015:  MS Barbe, Abbatessa & Pesori for Baroque guitar; February 2015:  Kniebandl MS; January 2015:  Besard 1603 color scan, Kassel lute fingerboardWolfenbüttel fragments; December 2014:  Phalèse 154619 & 15478; October 2014:  de Bellis MS, Fiorino/Francesco da Parigi, Kapsberger for chitarrone & guitar, Koenigsberg MS, Le Roy Airs de Cour, Pittoni, and Ravenscroft was added to Literature.

Works in Tablature for Lute, Theorbo or Vihuela in Renaissance Tuning

Works in Tablature for Lute in Transitional Tunings

Works in Tablature for Lute in Baroque (d-minor) Tuning

Works for Lute and Related Instruments, Not in Lute Tablature Notation

Works with Basso Continuo Parts Suitable for Lute, Chitarrone, Theorbo or Guitar

Works for CitternRenaissance or Baroque GuitarMandolino or Other Plucked Strings

Didactic Literature

Note:  Subscripts on dates denote the corresponding entries in Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600 – A Bibliography, by Howard Mayer Brown, Cambridge MA, Harvard University Press, 1965; reprint:  Lincoln NE, iUniverse.com, Inc., 2000, q.v. for concordances.


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