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Lute Guide

Selected Bibliography and Literature Lists


Besard, Jean-Bapiste. "Thesaurus harmonicus." In The Renaissance Guitar. New York :
    Ariel Music Publications, 1974.  
M125 R35x

Coelho, Victor. Performance on Lute, Guitar, and Vihuela : Historical Practice and Modern
New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997. ML1003 .P47 1997

Dowland, John. Varietie of Lute-Lessons (London, 1610/R) [incl. section by J. Dowland,
    and Eng. trans. of appx to J.-B. Besard: Thesaurus harmonicus, 1603].  Online Access

Mace, Thomas. Musick's Monument. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche
    Scientifique, 1966. 
M2 M488 Ser.2 v.17

Purcell, Ron. Classic Guitar, Lute, and Vihuela Discography. Melville, N.Y. : Belwin-Mills
    Pub. Corp., 1976.
  RMU ML156.4 I58 P9

Wachsmann, Klaus et al. "Lute." In Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online,

    (accessed April 16, 2012). Grove Lute Article (UWM ID Required)