Thomas Robinson?

Stewart McCoy.

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From: "Peter Forrester" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "vihuela and baroque guitar" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 12:58 PM
Subject: Melii

> Melii's citara tiorbata is a theorboed cittern, not a guitar; as
we can tell
> from the tuning used.  This is that of Paolo Virchi of Brescia's
1574 book
> for 6 and 7 course cittern.  Paolo was son of Girolamo, maker of
the highly
> decorated and well-known cittern in Vienna, and another in Paris.
I know of
> only one representation of a theorboed cittern; in the background
of several
> copies by assistants, of an apparently missing painting by
> Baschensis.  Any information about others very gratefully
> Peter Forrester
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