Thomas Robinson? Stewart McCoy.
----- Original Message ----- 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 Everisto > Baschensis. Any information about others very gratefully received. > Peter Forrester > > > > To get on or off this list see list information at > http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/lute-admin/index.html