baroque guitar

~ String instrument


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.


derivations: classical guitar
derived from: vihuela (Spanish string instrument.)
part of: guitar family (DO NOT USE)
related instruments: viola caipira
Wikidata: Q748119 [info]
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