Left: Engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi (Italy, 1510) showing example with pegbox. Right: A page from the book 'Libro de musica de vihuela de mano intitulado el maestro' by Luis Milan (Spain, 1536) showing example with flat peghead.
Left: Engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi (Italy, 1510) showing example with pegbox. Right: A page from the book 'Libro de musica de vihuela de mano intitulado el maestro' by Luis Milan (Spain, 1536) showing example with flat peghead.
Side view from back, showing vaulted back.
Side view from back, showing vaulted back.
Alternative version based on Raimondi engraving above, with different body shape, rose design and pegbox.
Alternative version based on Raimondi engraving above, with different body shape, rose design and pegbox.
Back view of the same alternative version.
Back view of the same alternative version.
Close-up view of bridge, inlays and rose.
Close-up view of bridge, inlays and rose.
Close-up view of headstock.
Close-up view of headstock.
Side view of alternative version.
Side view of alternative version.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Christopher Stetson.