Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Guitar History


Stunning Photographs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection of Stringed Instruments

Made by Master Craftsmen from Italy to New York City (16th Century to Contemporary)


Mandolins ca. 1900.jpeg
guitarheroes_07_EL.jpeg

http://blog.metmuseum.org/guitarheroes/objects/

This link has about 50 photographs of views with incredible craftsmanship close-up details,

of handmade guitars and intricate ivory and mother-of-pearl inlaid designs.

-- audio tracks by guitarists playing music on these historical instruments,

-- interview transcripts with the actual contemporary guitar makers...

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Here is an enthusiastic contemporary guitar live concert video clip of Dire Straits' song Walk of Life...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p30NV97_MFQ

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-- and a link to follow further.... Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone