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2021 – Volume 56, Nos. 2 & 3

  • Bor Zuljan — Interviewed by Sean Smith
  • Genua F.VII.1 as a Source for the “Donaueschingen Lute Book” — Andre Nieuwlaat
  • Lute Players of the Past: What Instruments Did They Have? Part 1 — Joël Dugot
  • The Ukrainian National Anthem “Shche Ne Vmerta” for Renaissance & Baroque Lutes — Jacobus Olevsiensis, Arranged by Roman Turovsky
  • The Evolution of a Virtual LSA Chapter — Scott Saari and John Orluk-Lacombe
  • Music from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Arranged for Lute — Nancy Carlin
  • A Collection of Lute-Songs Taken from Pratum Musicum, 1584 by Emmanuel Adriaensen — Sean Smith
  • “Four-Sided Stage” — Lukas Henning

2021 – Digital Supplement No. 15

Supplement to LSAQ 2021 – Volume 56, Nos. 2 & 3

  • Now Made Easy: Laudon Schuett
  • Lute Players of the Past: What Instruments Did They Have? Part 1: Additional Pictures—Joël Dugot
  • Music from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Arranged for Lute—Nancy Carlin
  • A Collection of Lute Songs Taken from Pratum Musicum (1584), by Emmanuel Adriaensen
  • A Collection of Lute Solos from Pratum Musicum (1584) by Emmanuel Adriaenssen—Sean Smith
  • Genua Ms. F.VII.1, as a Source for the “Donauschingen Lute Book”—Andre Nieuwlaat

2021 – Volume 56, No. 1

  • Sweeter than Sheep: An Invitation to Fingerstyle Wire Strings — Taro Takeuchi
  • The Wire Connection: Hidden Ensembles? Lute and Cittern in the “Willoughby Lute Book” — Andrew Hartig
  • Divine Harmonie, Psalms, and Airs Spirituels in France During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries — Jean-Marie Poirier
  • The Fresneau Project — Edward Martin
  • Antonio Corona-Alcalde, a Luminary Departed — John Griffiths
  • A Caution of Bar Lines: da Crema and Abondante — Sean Smith

2021 – Digital Supplement No. 14

Supplement to LSAQ 2021 – Volume 56, No. 1

  • Now Made Easy: Duets Arranged for Equal Lutes from the “Swan Manuscript”
  • Source Materials for Duets from the “Swan Manuscript”
  • A Brief Note on the Lute and Cittern Parts (Supplement to Hidden Ensembles? Lute and Cittern in the “Willoughby Lute Book”)—Andrew Hartig
  • Supplemental to Divine Harmonie: Psalms and Airs Spirituels in France During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries—Jean-Marie Poirier
  • Supplement to The Fresneau Project: Fresneau’s “Chaconne”—Edward Martin
  • Supplemental Music and Images to Go with “Sweeter than Sheep:” An Invitation To Fingerstyle-Wire Strings—Taro Takeuchi
  • Intabolatura di Iulio Abondante…de ogni Sortede Balli… Libro Primo (Gardane) (French Tablature)
  • Intabolatura di Iulio Abondante…de ogni Sortede Balli… Libro Primo (Gardane) (ItalianTablature)
  • The Lute Forum: More Left Hand Exercises from Besard

2020 – Volume 55, Nos. 3 & 4

  • A Look to the Left: The Forgotten Hand — Sylvain Bergeron
  • Francesco and the Company He Keeps — Sean Smith
  • Photographing Your Lute — Lynda Sayce
  • Discovering Heinrich Albert (1604–1651) — Mathias Rösel
  • It Isn’t Always a Tieffenbrucker: The Rediscovery and Restoration of the Only (Known) Surviving Lute by Joseph Hellmer (Füssen, 1601) — Sigrun Richter & Nico van der Waals
  • Some Notes on Rasgueado — Monica Hall

2020 – Digital Supplement No. 13, Part 2

Supplement to LSAQ 2020 – Volume 55, Nos. 3 & 4

  • Now Made Easy: Music from the Balcarres Manuscript
  • It Isn’t Always a Tieffenbrucker: More About the Hellmer Lute
    • The Joseph Hellmer Lute in the Lazzari Collection/Flute Museum—Sigrun Richter
    • The Joseph Hellmer Lute as Witness to the Rebirth of Early Music in Italy in the 1960s—Gianni Lazzari
  • Weiss: The Dresden Manuscript (Part 4)—Edited by Douglas Towne

2020 – Digital Supplement No. 13, Part 1

Supplement to LSAQ 2020 – Volume 55, Nos. 3 & 4

  • Fantasias from Intabolatura de Leuto de Diversi Autori—Edited and Transcribed by Sean Smith (French Tablature, Italian Tablature)
  • Intabolatura de Lauto Libro Settimo del Divino Francesco da Milano & Iulio da Modena, 1548—Edited and Transcribed by Sean Smith (French Tablature, Italian Tablature)
  • Appendix—Additional and Alternate Versions of Music in Digital Supplement 12

2020 – Volume 55, Nos. 1 & 2

  • “Loth to Depart”: Remembering Julian Bream, 1933-2020 – Victor Coelho with Memories from Arthur J. Ness, Edward Martin, and Catherine Liddell
  • Frank Wallace: November 22, 1952–June 2, 2020 – David Dolata, Douglas Freundlich, Nancy Knowles, and Joel van Lennep
  • Stephen Barber, Lute Maker: February 3, 1952–September 19, 2020 – Lynda Sayce with Memories from Gary Boye, Dan Winheld, and Denys Stephens
  • Albert Reyerman—The Passing of a Pioneer Publisher — John Griffiths
  • The Rasgueado Technique, Part 6: Trio Rasgueado IV: Cuatrillo — Pablo Zapico
  • Lutes and Plectrums, Nails, Metal Strings: Historical Sources and Considerations — Francesca Torelli
  • Francesco at Fifty — John Griffiths, Mathias Rösel, and Nancy Carlin
  • Laudon Schuett: Composer — Interviewed by Sean Smith
  • The Solo Lute Works of Joanne Maria Matelart — Sean Smith
  • Lutes with Golden Roses — Mathias Rösel

2020 – Digital Supplement No. 12

Supplement to LSAQ 2020 – Volume 55, Nos. 1 & 2

  • Now Made Easy
  • Matelart Intavolatura 1559—Edited and Transcribed by Sean Smith (Italian Tablature)
  • Matelart/Morales Intavolatura 1559 (Italian Tablature)
  • Matelart Intavolatura 1559 (French Tablature)
  • Matelart/Morales Intavolatura 1559 (French Tablature)
  • Weiss: The Dresden Manuscript (Part 3)—Edited by Douglas Towne

2019 – Volume 54, No. 4

  • The Rasgueado Technique, Part 5: Introduction to Historical Rasgueados: Trillo and Repicco — Pablo Zapico
  • “House of the Rising Sun” for Baroque Lute — Daniel Estrem
  • John York — Interviewed by Nancy Carlin
  • Curious Concordances and Dubious Duets: D-Ngm Ms. 33748-1 — Nancy Carlin
  • Pegasus and the Unicorn to take Wing . . . Lute Makers on the Move — Lynda Sayce
  • The Duets of Giovanni Terzi — Sean Smith
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