Fernández de Oviedo, Gonzalo.

Libro de la Cámara Real del Príncipe Don Juan. Madrid: Sociedad de Bibliófilos Españoles, 1870.

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Publication type Year ISBN/ISSN Bibliog code
Book 1490 1870 fdzoviedoC1870

1 March 1535, Carlos V founded the Casa del Príncipe for the education of Felipe II. For this purpose he comissioned G. Fernández de Oviedo to write the Libro de camara real del Príncipe Juan to provide a model. Events date from c. 1490 . This is the earliest reference to the vihuela de mano. The book was amplified in 1546-47 and given the above title.



Instrument VIHUELA

Century 15CENT

Region SPAIN


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