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 (16th Century to Current)


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

This link is Wow! With about 50 photographs, some mutiple-angle views with incredible craftsmanship close-up details,

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

AND audio tracks by actual guitarists playing beautiful music on these historical instruments,

AND some interview transcripts with some of the actual contemporary guitar makers...

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And here is a link to follow further.... Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone