baroque guitar

~ String instrument

Description

Predecessor of the modern classical guitar, it had gut strings and even gut frets. First described in 1555, it surpassed the Renaissance lute's popularity.

Relationships

derivations: classical guitar
derived from: vihuela (Spanish string instrument.)
part of: guitar family (DO NOT USE)
related instruments: viola caipira
Wikidata: Q748119 [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:M2676_-_gitarr_-_Matteo_Seelos_-_före_1653_-_foto_Olav_Nyhus_(clip).jpg [info]