1670 Guitar: The guitar was just coming into vogue in the 17th century as a popular instrument for solo accompaniment. The music it created was bolder than that of the lute, in large part because its chords produced a resonance not possible on the lute.

1670 Guitar: The guitar was just coming into vogue in the century as a popular instrument for solo accompaniment. The music it created was bolder than that of the lute, in large part because its chords produced a resonance not possible on the lute.

English guitar      Place of origin:      Lisbon, Portugal (made)     Date:      ca. 1780 (made)     Artist/Maker:      da Silva, Jaco Vieira (maker)

English guitar

English guitar Place of origin: Lisbon, Portugal (made) Date: ca. 1780 (made) Artist/Maker: da Silva, Jaco Vieira (maker)

Gretsch Duo Jet, a power house guitar!

Gretsch with the Bigsby bridge. Please do not confuse with the Bixby Bridge in Big Sur.

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