Shakespeare's Songs and Music
Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music.
Lutes, Recorders, Rebec, Baroque Guitar, others.
Building lutes, guitars, and early instruments.
Building the Baroque Guitar
Guitar making photos.
Building the Medieval Citole
Citole making photos.
The Renaissance Cittern
Building the Vihuela
Vihuela making photos.
Building the Orpharion
Copy of an Orpharion by John Rose, c.1580.
Rebuilding a Rebec
Making a medieval rebec more authentic and louder.
Building an early Renaissance fiddle (
A transitional instrument from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Building a late Medieval or early Renaissance lute.
A transitional lute.
Building a late Renaissance 10-course lute.
Building a Renaissance Guitar.
The Hurdy Gurdy.
Carving a three-layer Baroque guitar rosette.
The Gemshorn - Fact or fiction?
Links to really cool early music sites.
Early music performance in Cincinnati.
For the early music enthusiasts in Cincinnati
The Lute & Guitar Shop
A history of early instrument making in Cincinnati.
Part 1: The Baroque Guitar in Colonial Mexico and its descendents: the Jarana and the Requinto or
Guitarra de Son
Part 2: Building the Jarana in Xalapa, Veracruz.
Part 3: The Requinto. Tunings of the Jarana instruments. The harp. Other instruments.
High Resolution photos for download.