Links to other Sites of Interest

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Lute Societies

The Lute Society (England)

Lute Society of America

Belgian Lute Academy

Czech Viola da Gamba and Lute society

Société Française de Luth

German Lute Society

Dutch Lute Society

Swedish Lute Society

Società Italiana del Liuto

Lute and Early Guitar Society of Japan

Lute and Early Guitar Society of Japan (English pages)

Association ĘGuitare & Luth of Switzerland

Other Early Music Societies

Early Music Chicago this site has a very wide range of links to all kinds of early music of every sort, not just related to Chicago.

The Viola da Gamba Society of America

Viola da Gamba Society New England's new website

Viola da Gamba Society of Greater New York

The Renaisssance and Baroque Society of Pittsburgh

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Lute Players

Lynda Sayce

Jacob Heringman

Jakob Lindberg

Robert Barto

Nigel North

Hopkinson Smith

Richard Jones

Ronn McFarlane

Thomas Schall

Robb MacKillop

Chordophony, a new lute ensemble.

Other Music Links

Peter Trent, who has been making bows with me for the past fifteen years, has now also set up his own business restoring bows of all kinds, mostly 19th and 20th century bows.

Tree Edition in Lübeck, publishers of a wide variety of lute music, on their website you can download a PDF of their complete catalogue.

Lynda Sayce’s website devoted to everything about the theorbo.

Venice Research, run by Stefano Pio who has produced three important books on Venetian lute and violin makers.

The Guild of American Lutherie, a society to promote instrument making, they publish plans and books, including the very fine book on lute-making by Robert Lundberg

Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments

The Galpin Society, devoted to the historic and ethnographic study of musical instruments

Brian Jeffrey's very useful lute and guitar music library and download site

Thomas Schall's fascinating and informative lute site

Peter Martin's lute website

Richard Civiol's musical website, including much interesting material on the lute [French text]

Report of Stefan Lundgren's 2004 Summer School

Stefan Lundgren's online lute lessons

Kingham Made-to-Measure Cases

Mark Wheeler's website to download Fronimo and lute solos and duets.

Arto Wikla's website with an astonishing range of lute related contents.

Art Robb's lute website with a generous range of lute related contents.

Kenneth Sparr's lute and guitar page.

Masao Mori's lute and guitar page (mostly in Japanese).

A nice Hungarian page of lute-related links.

Charivari Agréable, to check their recordings and future concert dates.

Chris Bolton's lute page.

A website devoted to Silvius Leopold Weiss

Bach Plucked (Bach on Lute & Guitar)

Impulse Classical Music Website, if you are looking for musicians.

David Schramm, guitar maker of USA.

Hoffmann and Rook violins

Ouds by Yaroub Mohammad Fadel

Paulo Galvão's Lute & Guitar Page

Brian Cohen’s music shop for all things to do with stringed instruments.

Norwich Links

Norwich Baroque - Norwich’s very own baroque ensemble.

Thea Abbott - Norwich writer and researcher

Bob Parslow - Guitar teacher

David Holgate - Norwich sculptor and lettercutter

Mousehold South Allotments

Gerald Adams, woodcarver

The Norwich Cycling Campaign

St Georges Music Shop, Norwich, who can supply peg paste and most sheet music by post.

Robin Dauncey - potter

David Reekie - Norwich glass sculptor and artist

Ivy Smith - Norwich painter

Vanessa Pooley - Norwich sculptor

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