Pictures of my vihuela

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Re: Pictures of my vihuela

Postby Feynman » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:17 am

Lovely, lovely, lovely. It is in good hands.

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Re: Pictures of my vihuela

Postby LarryShone » Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:18 am

That is a beautiful instrument!
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Re: Pictures of my vihuela

Postby Justfun » Tue Dec 22, 2015 5:10 pm

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Re: Pictures of my vihuela

Postby MessyTendon » Mon Feb 01, 2016 5:09 pm

No gut strings :(

Wouldn't it be best for gut strings? I really enjoy your videos, you show up in searches for the baroque instruments that you play and Paul Odette...between the two of you, both so enjoyable.

That's a pretty instrument. Is it spirit varnished? or oil finished, it looks very flat.

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Re: Pictures of my vihuela

Postby Valéry Sauvage » Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:40 am

Yes gut strings are nice (but expensive and fragile)... Not so flat, and french polished (but not to a glossy finish)
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