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Ordenanzas de violeros.

(1584.03.16) - AHPM, Prot. 860
instrument: | century: 16cent/3/late | catalogue nº: 16-330

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Creator

Medium Document: archival Spain

Location

City Madrid | Region Madrid | Old kingdom Castile

Characteristics
Body Strings Neck Pegbox
Bridge Frets Back Pegs
Technique Description
Commentary

In 1584, the ordinances for the examination of violeros in Madrid were reformed so that candidates were now required to make "a simple vihuela and a harp and a viola de gamba imitating the foreign ones". (Document 1010).

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