Links of the day - Baroque guitar

Interesting links of the day, featuring the Baroque guitar.

I spent about an hour today reading this fascinating early guitar and lute website. Check out this amazing Baroque guitar rosette. I appears that the guitar is available for sale for £3800 ($7600 at the current exchange rates).

Pavanas with extra section

Here is a video of Gaspar Sanz Pavanas on a Baroque guitar with an interesting campanellas section at the end that isn't normally played on modern classical guitar:

I play that piece on classical guitar, but I've never heard that end section before. In the YouTube comments, he says:

The campanellas don't really work without hign octaves in the lower strings, otherwise you just run up and down scales, and that sounds a bit dull. It has to be a baroque guitar