This article first appeared on my personal site icoldwell.com in 2001-2002.
The original title was An Introduction to the History of the Guitar in Japan Including Notes on the First Appearances of the Guitar in Japan and Detailed Biographies of Major Guitarists First Active in the Pre-war Period.
Darko Petrinjak recently released a recording of the Padovec Concertinos along with other solo and duo works by Padovec. It is a wonderful recording. Darko premiered the Concertinos in Europe shortly before our first published editions of these works were released in 2008.
Available from an online store in Croatia. Unfortunately I haven’t found another location to purchase this yet.
This is the full transcription of an article on the Bohemian Brothers from 1828 that is referenced in the Return With Us Now / Featured Facsimile article I wrote for Soundboard Vol. XXXVII, No. 1.
I am very happy to announce that the third volume of the Mertz Opern-Revue facsimile series is now available to order. The book may be ordered at the Digital Guitar Archive online store.
Volumes 4 and 5 of the Opern-Revue are currently in production. Announcements will be made once they are available.
All of our editions are now available to preview through Google Books. Please use the search form below.
Mel Bay is now managing distribution of all DGA Editions books. Our books will still be available through our online store along with any related digital music downloads, but you may order directly from Mel Bay or have your favorite music store order through Mel Bay.
Our complete catalog of editions can be found at this link.
I am very happy to announce that I will be publishing the recently discovered Concertinos by Padovec edited by Stefan Hackl. Darko Petrinjak recently performed both Concertinos on April 16th and will be assisting with the editions. The editions include text by Stefan, full score and removable parts.