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GUEST,KP History of British Folk Guitar (94* d) RE: History of British Folk Guitar 18 Jan 10


In in answer to the original question - the place where there was a long established guitar tradition seems to have been Scotland. Bremner published a tune book in 1770, with tunes both 'composed' and 'trad'. There were a variety of instruments from cittern-type to things which we would recognise as similar to small Spanish guitars. The person who has researched and promoted this music most in recent years is Rob McKillop. There are some lovely tunes in mp3 form on this page:

The Scottish Guitar


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