Chelys

Published by Robert Coldwell on

Chelys was published in New Hampshire by The New England Society for the Plucked String.

The titles started as “Chelys, Monthly Journal of the New England Society For The Plucked String“, then changed to “Chelys, A Journal For The Plucked String” with Vol. 2, No. 1, then changed to “The Electric Chelys, An Iconoclastic Journal For The Plucked String” with Vol. 2, No. 3.

Published dates: 1976-80

Total number of issues: 15

Sources:

  • Former private collection of Matanya Ophee, now in collection of Robert Coldwell
LocationVoumeNumberDateContent
Ophee101976Editorial Policy
Presenting the Editors
Progress Versus Tradition In Lute Playing; an introduction ...Rodrigo de Zayas
Letters to the Editor
Teaching "Music As A Way Of Life" ...Walter Spalding
Music: Serenade / Pour / Violon, Viola & Guitare / avec Capo d'astro / Composée et dediée à son ami / Joseph Dessauer / par / Joseph Küffner / Oeuv: 65
The Anathema of Harpsichord Pedals ...Igor Kipnis
Music: Küffner cont'd
Another Bi-Centennial: Joseph Küffner
In Prospect
Review ...Thomas E. Greene
Lyric
Classified
Ophee111976/7FROM THE EDITORS
LETTERS
A CONVERSATION WITH DEIDRE CARR
RETROSPECTS AND PROSPECTS
REVIEW ...THOMAS E. GREENE
SIMONE MOLINARO ...WILLIAM ZITO
“SALTERELLO" OF MOLINARO (Original tablature, and transcription)
EXCERPT FROM "TREATISE UPON MODERN INSTRUMENTATION AND ORCHESTRATION" ...HECTOR BERLIOZ
ON TUNING ...DEIDRE CARR
RETROSPECTS AND PROSPECTS
TRADITION VERSUS PROGRESS IN LUTE PLAYING, #1 IN THE SERIES ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
POEM ...DOLBER SPALDING
“A WAND'RING MINSTREL, I..."
CLASSIFIED ADS
QUOTES ...GEOFFREY CHAUCER, ROBERT HEINLEIN, PLATO
Ophee121976/8FROM THE EDITORS
LETTERS
CONVERSATION WITH ANNE PERRET
THE TRANSCRIPTION OF THE VIHUELA TABLATURES; HOW AND WHY ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
VIHUELA TABLATURE FACSIMILE
POEM ...DOLBER SPALDING
“PASSEAVASE EL REY MORO"-A BRIEF INTRODUCTION
MUSIC-"PASSEAVASE EL REY MORO"BY LUYS DE NARVAEZ TRANSCRIPTION ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
COMMENTARY
PLUCKED STRINGS AND VOCAL CORDS ...ANNE PERRET
MUSICOLOGICAL SEMINAR AT FONTBLANCHE
PROGRESS VERSUS TRADITION IN LUTE PLAYING, NO.2 IN THE SERIES ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
CHAMBER MUSIC
"A WAND'RING MINSTREL, I..."
MUSIC AND MUSICIANS
MUSIC AND LITERATURE
RECORDS
MUSIC-"BREVITY" ...DAVID L. HARVEY
CLASSIFIED ADS
Ophee131976/9FROM THE EDITORS
LETTERS
COMPOSITION CONTEST
CONVERSATION WITH TOM GREENE
“ASCENDANT" ...BY DOLBER SPALDING
A FEW COMMENTS ON "GUARDAME LAS VACAS" ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
MUSIC, "GUARDAME LAS VACAS" BY LUYS DE NARVAEZ, TRANSCRIBED ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
THE HEXACHORD SYSTEM AS IT APPLIES TO THE SPANISH VIHUELISTS ...THOMAS GREENE
POEM ...DOLBER SPALDING
"A WAND'RING MINSTREL, I" & RETROSPECTS AND PROSPECTS
PROGRESS VERSUS TRADITION IN LUTE PLAYING, NO.3 IN THE SERIES ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
RECORDS
CLASSIFIED ADS
Ophee141976/10FROM THE EDITORS
LETTERS
"TROUBADOURS"
POEM ...DOLBER SPALDING
CONVERSATION WITH WALTER SPALDING
"TRIO" ...PRINT BY DOLBER SPALDING
WILLIAM HAYDEN & 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN GUITAR ...WALTER SPALDING
MUSIC: "THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER" & "WASHINGTON'S MARCH" ...WILLIAM HAYDEN
MUSTE: "DANDY JIM™ ...WILLIAM HAYDEN
MUSIC: "LINCOLN'S FUNERAL MARCH" ...DAVIS
MUSIC: "O DOLCE CONCENTO" ...WILLIAM HAYDEN
MUSIC: "SERENADE" ...J. B. COUPA
PROGRESS VERSUS TRADITION IN LUTE PLAYING, NO. 4 IN THE SERIES ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
SURPRISE!! A CONVERSATIONAL FRAGMENT
RECORDS
PROSPECTS
CLASSIFIED ADS
Ophee151976/11FROM THE EDITORS
LETTERS
A CONVERSATION WITH IGOR KIPNIS
NOTES ON THE FALLA HARPSICHORD CONCERTO ...IGOR KIPNIS
DE LOS ALAMOS VENGO, MADRE BY JUAN VAZQUEZ ...TRANSC. BY RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
MANUEL DE FALLA AND GRANADA ...WALTER SPALDING
POEM ...DOLBER SPALDING
MANUEL DE FALLA ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
HOMENAJE POUR LE TOMBEAU DE CLAUDE DEBUSSY ...REY DE DA TORRE
REMINISCENCES OF LLOBET WITH REY DE LA TORRE
BIBLIOGRAPHY
RECORDS
CONCERTS
Ophee161976/12FROM THE EDITORS
LETTERS
CONVERSATION WITH RODRIGO DE. ZAYAS
ANDRE MAUGARS: A LETTER, TRANSLATION ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
"...A WAND'RING MINSTREL, I..."
PROGRESS VERSUS TRADITION IN LUTE PLAYING, CONCLUSION OF THE SERIES ...RODRIGO DE ZAYAS
POEM ...DOLBER SPALDING
MUSIC AND MUSICIANS
MUSIC, THEME AND VARIATIONS ...F. MORETTI
GUITARIST, PRINT ...D. SPALDING
RECORDS
ANOTHER BI-CENTENNIAL, ALFONSO BROQUA
FRANZ GRUBER AND "SILENT NIGHT"
SPECIAL SECTION ON "A PERFORMER'S VIEW OF THE WORLD OF MUSIC"
ARTICLES ...ALBERT KAY, IGOR KIPNIS, WALTER SPALDING, RODRIGO DE ZAYAS, TOM GREENE, CARMEN MARINA AND DOLBER SPALDING
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS-WINTER MUSIC FESTIVAL
CONCERTS
Ophee171977/2From The Editors
Letters To The Editor
Special Section on the Classical Mandolin
Composition Competition Winners
Record Review ...Gerald Ranck
Percussion ...Carmen Marina
In Search of Bosch - A Rediscovery and Appraisal ...Walter Spalding
Music- ‘Allegro de Sonate” ...Jaime Bosch
Record Review b...Thomas Greene
Poem ...Dolber Spalding
Music - "Theme and Variations” ...John Bigelow
“A Wand’ring Minstrel, I"
Print ...Dolber Spalding
One Hundred and Two Questions of a Novice Lute Builder ...Dr. Harold Snyder
Ophee181977/3-4From the Editors
Letters to the Editor
Behrend in Boston
Back Issues
Print - "Arabesque" ...D. Spalding
Book Review: "Segovia"
Commentary ...Gerald Ranck
Music: "Pavana para guitarra" ...Alonso Mudarra
Poem ...D. Spalding
Music: "Childrens Song", Prelude #1 ...W. F. Spalding
Record Review ...Thomas Greene
A Dance for The King of Spain ...Walter Spalding
Music: "Tres 'sobre el Cantollano de la Alta' " ...Antonio de Cabezon
Music: "Finale" ...Adelbert Dluglorai
"A Wand'ring Minstrel, I"
Ophee191977/6-7From The Editors
Correspondence
Commentary ...Walter Spalding
Music: Garry Owen ...W.L.Hayden
Conversation with Michael Cone
Poem ...Dolber Spalding
Music: Fantasia ...Adalbert Dlugorai
Reviews ...Thomas Greene
Dr. Ananias Disseminates
Book Review ...Dolber Spalding
Music: Arietta ...Harold Bellman Green
Ophee211977/8-9From the Editors
Correspondence
To Squeak Or Not To Squeak ...Siegfried Behrend
Conversation with Julian Orbon and Rey de la Torre
Music: Preludio ...Harold Bellman Green
Book Review ...Dolber Spalding
Tarantella ...Walter Spalding
Music: Tarantella b...J.K. Mertz
Poem ...Dolber Spalding
Conversation with Michael Cone
Acoustic Criteria ...Thomas Knatt
Ophee221977/10-11-12From the Editors
In Defense of a Rational Approach to Aesthetics In General and Latin American Guitar Music in Particular ...W&D Spalding
The Guantanamera
Ponce
Music: Sonatina - 3rd Movement ...HB Green
Poem ...D. Spalding
Music: I Wandered by the Brookside ...Max Zorer
Commentary - Walter Spalding
Music: Alta Regina ...Marco Caroso
A Conversation with Michael Cone
Music: Durandarte ...Luis Milan
Music Received
Record Review ...Alan S. Williams
Book Review
Ophee231978 SpringFrom The Editors
Correspondence
In Defense of a Rational Approach to Aesthetics ...W & D Spalding
A Thickness Sander for Instrument Builders ...Dr. Harold Snyder
Nemesis
Poem ...D. Spalding
Music for Two Guitars by Giovanni Battista Marella ...James Colgan
Lost and Found Department
From the Circular File of Dr. Ananias
"Do You Know What 'Choros' Means?", interview with Rey de la Torre Julian Orbon, Miguel Coelho & Walter Spalding
Justin Holland
Publications Received
Books in Brief
Arnold Dolmetsch
MUSIC: When I Am Dying ...Nancy Carroll
God Save The King ...Carulli, Horetzky
Russian Song
The Wild Anemone ...Irwin Heilner
Beautiful Sunset ...William Hayden
Lyric ...Carmen Marina
Cancion Incredula ...Carmen Marina
Facsimile, An Andante ...Justin Holland
Lavinia's Song ...Walter Spalding
Removable Facsimile, Tarantella ...Mauro Giuliani
Ophee241979 SpringFrom The Editors
Correspondence
The Harp ...R.L. Robinson
Dr. Ananias
New Techniques for the Guitar ...David E. McConnell
Poem ...D. Spalding
Making A Lute ...Dr. Harold Synder
The Sound Was 'Magic' ...Nora Tuthill
James Gloucester Demarest
Reviews: Records, & Books In Brief
Lost & Found Department
Nemesis
Music Received & Reviewed
Gallimaufry
MUSIC: Facsimile, Washington’s Grand March ...P. Kaiser
Facsimile, Bochsa’s Celebrated Harp March ...Osmond G. Phipps
My Poems Are Full Of Poison ...Irwin Heilner
March ...avid Harvey
Apollo In Olympus ...David E. McConnell
Ophee311980 SummerFrom the Editors
Correspondence
Gallimaufry
Decadence — America Shrugged 1979
St. Kilda Amen
Making a Lute, Part 2 ...Harold E. Snyder
Lost and Found
Guitar and Dry Leaves ...Aaron Kramer
Publications Received
The Philosophy of the Aeolian Harp ...David McConnell
Records and Reviews
Dr. Ananias
Lists, Lexicons and Histories
Books and Reviews
MUSIC: Facsimile, Dewdrop Schottisch ...Harry Thomas
Why The Soup Tastes Like The Daily News ...Irwin Heilner
E] Fandango Variado and El Minue Afandangado ...Dionisio Aguado
Lavinia’s Waltz ...Walter Spalding
Nocturne for Flute and Guitar ...William Sturrock
Summer Sonnet ...David Harvey
Prelude for Lute ...Walter Spalding
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