Baroque Lute Companion
by Stefan Olof Lundgren
lute pieces chosen from twelve unpublished manuscripts.
studies and twelve chorale variations composed by S. Lundgren.
instruction with photos and exercises.
and playing from historical sources.
English and German.
pieces in this anthology are organized in twelve chapters and are based
on the twelve most common keys for the lute music of this period. Every
chapter is ordered in three levels graded, easy, medium and difficult.
pages. € 65.00 + Air Mail € 14.00
Brief Introduction to the Art of Playing the Lute
Holding the Instrument
Tuning the Lute
The Right (Plucking) Hand
The Left (Fingerboard) Hand
Rules for Striking Hand Technique
No Rules without Exception
Ascending Slurs ("Hammer-On")
Descending Slurs ("Pulling-Off")
Trill with Turned Ending
Trill with Concluding "Slip-Stroak"
Trill with with Final (Consonance) Anticipated
Trills with "Slip Stroak" and Appoggiatura
and Playing from Historical Sources