LSA Journal

The Journal of the Lute Society of America is an open access scholarly refereed journal and has been published annually since 1968. It is one of the foremost international publications of research and scholarship concerning all aspects of the lute, lute music, and all related early plucked instruments and contains articles by eminent researchers from throughout the world. All volumes can be consulted or downloaded here. The Journal welcomes contributions. Contact the Editor, John Griffiths jagrif@me.com for advice regarding preparation of materials for submission, or any other matter.
ISSN 0076-1524

Journal 2007, Vol. XL

  • “The Harrach Lute Manuscripts and the Complete Works of S. L. Weiss” p1 – Tim Crawford
  • “Weiss’s Concerted Music: A Catalogue with Commentary” p44 – Richard Stone
  • Review of E.G. Baron Collected Works, edited by Jan W. J. Burgers p76 – Richard Stone
  • Review of The Thysius Lute Book: Facsimile edition (Dutch Lute Society and Royal Society for Music History of the Netherlands) p78 – Arthur J. Ness
  • Briefly Noted: A Physician’s Lute Book p81 – Arthur J. Ness

Journal 2005, Vol. XXXVIII

  • “The Knights of the Lute: Musical Sources” p1 – Mariagrazia Carlone
  • “Some Observations on the Music of Lorenzino and the Knight of the Lute” p47 – Paul Beier
  • Review of Les luths (Occident): Catalogue des collections du Musée de la Musique, Vol. 1, by Joël Dugot p71 – Douglas Alton Smith
  • Review of The Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments, Catalog Part III: European Stringed Instruments, by Elizabeth Wells and Christopher Nobbs p76 – Daniel Larson

Journal 2003, Vol. XXXVI

  • “Lute Endclasps in X-Ray Photos” p1 – Klaus Martius & Markus Raquet
  • “Performance Practice Technique for the Baroque Lute: An Examination for the Introduction of Avertissements from Seventeenth-Century Sources” p19 – George Torres
  • “The Celebration of the Losy of Losinthal Family on the Thesis Print from 1667” p49 – Petra Zelenkov? & Martin M?dl
  • Review of Francis Cutting: Collected Lute Music, edited by Jan W. J. Burgers p89 – Douglas Alton Smith

Journal 2002 Vol. XXXV

  • “The Case of the Missing Lute” p1 – Eszter Fontana
  • “S. L. Weiss’s Use of the Lower Bass Courses” p10 – Tim Crawford
  • “Sebastian Schelle and the Swan-Necked Lute” p23 – Klaus Martius
  • “The Conservation, Restoration and Reconstruction of S. L. Weiss’s (?) Theorbo” p51 – Wolfgang Wenke
  • “The Edlinger Lutes in Leipzig and Frankfurt am Main” p74 – Eszter Fontana
  • Review of Violin and Lute Makers of Venice: Liuteria Veneziana 1640-1760, by Stefano Pio p102 – Klaus Martius

Journal 2000, Vol. XXXIII

  • “The Sobieskis in Silesia and in Rome: Weiss’s First Royal Patrons” p1 – Jerzy Zak
  • “Weiss In Rome (1712–1713): First Archival Findings” p13 – Francesca Vacca
  • “Johann Christian Anthoni von Adlersfeld: The Original Owner of the Weiss London Manuscript” p33 – Claire Madl
  • “Weiss, the Hartigs and the Prague Music Academy: Research into the ‘profound silence’ left by a ‘pope of music’” p47 – Václav Kapsa and Claire Madl
  • “Weiss and the 1719 Saxon-Hapsburg Wedding Festival in Dresden” p87 – Douglas Alton Smith

Journal 1999, Vol. XXXII

  • “The German Baroque Lute, 1650 to 1750” p1 – Robert Lundberg
  • “Weiss’s Lutes: The Origin of the 13-Course German Baroque Lutes” p35 – Robert Lundberg
  • “Lutes in the Lobkowicz Collection, Nelahozeves Castle, Bohemia” p67 – Jirí Cepalák