History of the mandolin

By |2020-08-16T13:36:00-05:00February 25th, 2017|Mandolin|

Here we will give a brief history of the mandolin. Where did the mandolin come from? From which ancient instruments did it evolve? In general the evolution of today's mandolin went something like this: Lyre - Lute - Mandola - Mandolina - Mandolin. Mandolins evolved in Italy from the lute family of stringed musical instruments during the seventeenth and eighteenth [...]

History of the acoustic guitar

By |2020-08-12T14:09:56-05:00January 27th, 2017|Instruments|

Here we will give a brief history of the acoustic guitar. Where did the acoustic guitar come from? From which ancient instruments did it evolve? The lute It seems the origin of the lute - an instrument used in a great variety of instrumental music from the medieval (5th to the 15th century CE) to the late Baroque (1600 to [...]

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