"Re Timber, Never walk past a skip without having a shufti! If you are at the coast always keep an eye out for whats been washed up, My best sounding cbg has a neck made from a chunk of pitchpine i found on the seawall 40 odd years ago. If you are in…"
"Just watched it on iplayer, well done to the lot of you! what an excellent programme. Havent built much this year as mum passed away back in march & i was dealing with her estate for months. This programme has inspired me to get building again!"
On holiday with friends in Norway recently one day i knocked up this CBG, its rough as hell but was built with what was in the barn.Box is pine made from pine barn planking planed down, Neck 2x1 pine, tuners studding & nuts, bridge 2" of rebar. We had no polish but as the barns in Norway are invariably painted red & there was a drum of that handy thats what i…
Cigar Box Guitar and classical music met again after 150 years!
In the middle of XIX century there were musicians who classical pieces performed on homemade instruments such as Cigar Box Guitar. But, unfortunately, there are no records of these unique performances did not survive. How do sounds classical music of the Renaissance on cigar box guitar?
"Das Wohltemperirte Cigar Box Guitar" Album ( translation: Well-Tempered sigar box guitar ) was recorded in a home studio by Eugene Nemov.
The list of works you will see all the familiar songs and names of composers such as Franz Shubert, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, Albinoni and names of familiar music lovers Renaissance: Pascal Bouquet and Francesco da Milano.
Pascal Bouquet - French lutenist, he lived in XV-th century. Pascal Bouquet composed many excellent works for lute and baroque guitar. Musical notations this musician survived to this day. "Brande des Hermites" and "Volte Praetorius" - it's two works from the collection of popular dances of France, Pascal Bouquet written specifically for learning to play the lute.
Francesco Canova da Milano (Italian Francesco Canova da Milano) - Italian Renaissance lute, one of the major European composers XVI veka.Franchesko Canova da Milano is one of the best composers of lute music, and possibly greatest lute virtuoso of all time. His work, and the amazing beauty of a consistently high level, and are often performed today.
Just the album includes two copyright works Eugene Nemov - "French dance" and "English dance". They are written in a popular style of lute music of the Renaissance .
All works have been performed at 3-string classic guitars from cigar boxes, made by Eugene Nemov. Description and images of these instruments You can see on the site www.cigarboxguitars.ru and personal Evgeny Nemov page on the www.cigarboxnation.com ;