Latest Journals

Mandolin and Guitar 「マンドリンとギター」

The Japanese journal “Mandolin and Guitar” 「マンドリンとギター」was published by Morishige Takei from April 1916 until August 1923. The series was interrupted by the Great Kanto Earthquake in September 1923. Takei restarted the journal under a

L’arte Chitarristica

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

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.