Marco Mustardino published a series of articles 2009 in il Fronimo titled “Luigi Rinaldo Legnani: catalogo tematico delle prime opere a stampa per Chitarra. [Luigi Rinaldo Legnani: thematic catalog of early printed works for Guitar].” This covered first editions and was the first detailed catalog of Legnani’s works.(more…)
Dr. James Westbrook has just published Guitar Making in Nineteenth-Century London: Louis Panormo and his Contemporaries.(more…)
Not much is known about C. W. Schmölzl other than he was a municipal employee in Augsburg who was the teacher of Eduard Bayer. It doesn’t appear that he published more than a few pieces but there are a large number of manuscripts in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Some of them have been digitized.
Daniel Marx has published an edition of opus 4 Introduction und Variationen über “einem Solo-Steyrer Jodler.”(more…)
In the March 1876 issue of Brainard’s Musical World, the editors reprinted articles about their new business location at 341 and 343 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland. The articles came from the Cleveland Daily Herald, the Cleveland Daily Leader, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. An engraving of the front of the building appeared in the March 1876 issue, an engraving of the retail department appeared in May 1876, and an engraving of the Piano Parlors appeared in June 1876. In January 1879 a consolidated article was published in Brainard’s Musical World as appears below.(more…)
A wonderful new book by the world’s foremost expert on the history of the Russian seven-string guitar has recently been published.(more…)
The production archive from B. Schott’s Söhne, Mainz is now located in the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. It contains about 80,000 sources, consisting of about 60,000 items of printed music and 20,000 music manuscripts.(more…)