baroque guitar (Baroque gut string 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.


used in:baroque
subtypes:chitarra battente (Italian strumming 17th century guitar)
octavilla (Spanish melody & strumming guitar)
type of:guitar family (DO NOT USE)
derivations:classical guitar (Modern acoustic gut/nylon string guitar)
derived from:vihuela (Spanish string instrument.)
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Wikidata:Q748119 [info]
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