Dear Markus,

your web catalogue is indeed a great resource, so valuable to many, so thank
you very much again. I must say, that I recently had some trouble to find
the few compositins ascribed to Sigismund Weiss, as his name was abbreviated
in the catalogue. Maybe one could fix that? Also, concerning another search,
I noticed some false keys here and there, but was to busy (or lazy) to write
them down for you. I try harder next time!

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Gesendet: Freitag, 2. Februar 2018 19:51
Betreff: [LUTE] Re: Cherbury lute book - Gautier Son adieu

Am 02.02.2018 um 19:04 schrieb Alain Veylit:
>     I could not find the references to Cherbury on Peter Stueur's site
>     alas... (I wonder if the Vorhandene Manuskripte table could be given
>     its own page with more descriptive titles associated with the sources
>     numbers...)
>     Alain

Hi Alain,
yes it's true, the table "Available Manuscripts" gets more and more
complicated, as now there are more than 400 manuscripts.
But I fear, an own page for that still would be very/too? complicated.

As soon as I have time for it, I will try to put the manuscripts in a
sidebar with only showing the manuscripts of one country (or first
letter)  only.
And it also would be a good thing to have the manuscript table, that is
intern, searchable.
But to add this, I also will need some time.

The easiest way to find pieces or manuscripts often is to use the filtering

Firstly got to "Manuscripts", the click on "Show Filters"
There you can search for
- the title you are looking for e.g. "Son Adieu" or "Son Ad"
- the manuscript that you are looking for via the beginning of the signature
e.g. "GB-Cf"
- or for a certain Composer etc.

Normally you can use the beginning of the phrase, or even a part within a
word, so f.i. "dieu" also will show the searched piece on place 9 (17
The filters normally are case-sensitive!

The manuscripts always use the RISM signatures, that have the country first
(in this case GB), then a hyphen, and after it the city (C for
Cambridge) and then the short signature for the museum: Fitzwilliam Museum =
fm; so that it is complete: GB-Cfm After that Peter and me always use a
shortened number of the complete signature. The complete signature or title
will be given at the beginning of a manuscript or print.

The prints have normally the composer, often shortened, and a shortened
title of it; or a year: e.g. Dowland-Var for Robert Dowland: Varietie of
Lute Lessons

I think it is necessary to play around with the site some time to
understand, how everything works!

But after some exercise nearly everything can be found quite swiftly!
Even sometimes new concordances can be found by filtering the incipits!

. and if someone finds the site too complicated, he is invited to write to
me, and I will see, if I can help or if it is possible to make it easier (if
I have the time to do)!

Best regards

>     On 02/02/2018 02:55 AM, Jean-Marie Poirier wrote:
> We do learn at all ages indeed ;-)!
> Au passage, thank you Alain for all your hard work so useful to all of us
> Jen-Marie
> Le 2 févr. 2018 à 11:10, G. C. [2]<> a écrit :
>    I was not aware of lord Herbert's Jacques Gaultier extradition letter
>    (found on Alain's site). The fact that some of the pieces have
>    concordances in both Besard (1603) and Varietie (1610), also exclude
>    Jacques.
>    By the way, Alain, you should look at the concordances by Peter Steur
>    to update those on the Fandango Cherbury page, where the ms. is not too
>    unreadable. Very nice work, thanks Alain!
>    G.
>    On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 3:25 AM, Alain Veylit
>    [3]<[1]> wrote:
>    Just a couple of points of recent history: back some 10 or 15 years
>    ago, Joel Dugot from the French lute society
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