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At 2:56am on July 22, 2014, Cpt. Nemoff said…


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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!
 



At 1:16am on July 5, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Happy birthday Frank!

At 12:10am on June 12, 2014, Skinny Gumbo said…

Thank you.

At 7:57pm on April 9, 2014, railroadDon said…

thanks for the kind commet

At 1:40am on March 22, 2014, Richey Kay said…

Thanks for the friend request Frank. Loving your work too man!

At 9:54pm on March 9, 2014, Dave Lynas said…
Hi Frank, thanks for the friend request. I love your work. Top notch i think. I'm closing in on a Faux reso made of an old Norma classical guit and an alluminum pot lid. The lid came out good today. Pics tomorrow perhaps. Thanks again....
At 7:37am on March 5, 2014, Uncle John said…

Frank, 

I have admired your builds and photos.  Now I like the Mudfoot thing.   Thanks for the friending.

John

At 5:17pm on February 20, 2014, A.D.EKER said…

Thanks for the reaction Frank, i made  it on the git,yesterday  got me another piece

of brass from a candleholder , for the string bridge and i like some 22 bullet casings in the neck for

the positions,got me a big box this time,vintage wine box,pictures soon,greetszz

At 7:32am on January 26, 2014, Michael Fred Johnson said…

Thanks for the comment Frank

At 7:55pm on November 4, 2013, Groucho said…

When are you moving back to Charlotte? 

 

You'll nee to come on down to the Bonneville Delta and take a tour of the famous Guilty Bystander Guitar Fabrication Studio (aka......my screened-in porch).  Located at the Bonneville & Havenwood Crossroads. 

 

We'll have us a big ole time!

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