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A fret board isn't 100% necessary

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jamie O'Grady May 19. 5 Replies

You *can* fret directly onto your neck piece of wood.  Notice Shane's fretless builds, he burns fret markers directly into the neck wood, and strings her up!  Frets aren't going to weaken the wood. …Continue

Recording from your phone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Taffy Evans Jan 22. 3 Replies

I must have done 100 takes, positioning my amp in various places, to try and get a good recording of my guitar, and voice.  The sound in the recordings sounded more like my guitar was unplugged.  A…Continue

For those who gig

Started this discussion. Last reply by bemuzic Jan 13. 10 Replies

How many of you play out? Open mic or paid gig, doesn’t matter. Do you play your CBG’s in front of strangers?It took me forever to do it with a factory guitar. I showed up to one particular open mic…Continue

Luther Dickinson, teaching kindergarteners some diddly bow.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Dean Nov 29, 2017. 1 Reply

Leave it to Luther to stay looking cool as hell, while talking to kids. Luther Dickinson, teaching kindergarteners some diddly…Continue

 

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At 12:11pm on March 8, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Hi there Kirk ! Thanks for the like on the Guitalele ! appriciated !! greeeettssszz AD.

At 5:25pm on January 23, 2018, Andries D. EKER said…

Thanks for the Like  Kirk ! appriciated ! Greeeettsszz A.D.

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Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!

In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique 
performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar? 

"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov. 

The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.

Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute. 

Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today. 

Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .

All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;

Enjoy!
 



 
 
 

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