Latest Journals

L’arte Chitarristica

L’arte Chitarristica was published by Bèrben in Modena, Italy from 1947 through 1961.


L. B. Gatcomb & Co. published “Gatcomb’s Banjo & Guitar Gazette” from 1887 to 1891, then changed the name to “Gatcomb’s Musical Gazette” in 1891 and ceased publication in 1899.

Der Gitarrefreund – new series

Der Gitarrefreund was originally published 1900 to 1931 by the Gitarristischen Vereinigung in Munich, Germany. It was restarted in 1950 and ended in 1965.

Latest Articles

The Takei Music Library

Below are translations from the Japan Mandolin Union bulletins in 1990 and 1991 detailing the depositing of the Takei Music Library in the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo, Japan. Please see my earlier articles

DGA Editions
Alphonse Meurger: Musician, Composer, Publisher

I’m pleased to announce that I have published in a digital edition the monograph “Alphonse Meurger: Musician, Composer, Publisher” by Jan W.J. Burgers. It is a fascinating history of a musician’s life in the very

Luigi Castellacci works

Below is the current state of my research on the works for guitar by Luigi Castellacci (1797-1845). It is still very rough with a number of duplicated opus numbers. Any rows without a library location

DGA Editions

DGA Editions is the publishing output of Digital Guitar Archive with both print and digital formats available for most editions. Books are available on J. N. de Bobrowicz, Napléon Coste, William Foden, Emilia Giuliani, A. T. Huerta, J. K. Mertz, Alphonse Meurger, Ivan Padovec, Matvei Pavlov-Azancheev, Giulio Regondi, Francisco Tárrega, and Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti.