The Lute Online Resources Portal (LORP): Table of Contents

 

LUTES OLD AND NEW

Lists of lutes for sale and wanted and advice on buying a lute, auction houses

Lutes for hire

Lists of lute makers

Lute building: suppliers of books, plans, lutebuilders discussion fora, courses

Lute strings and other supplies: Strings, dealers and manufacturers, cases, tuning meters, straps, lute building supplies

Historical lutes in museums: catalogues and websites

LEARNING THE LUTE

Lists of teachers

Lists of college and conservatories and competitions

Lists of teaching materials: online courses, tutor books, anthologies of easy pieces

Lists of summer schools and residential courses

Lists of one-day events with advice on organising playing days

HELP, SUPPORT AND ADVICE

List of Lute Societies and related societies

Online discussion groups

Frequently asked questions, hints, tips and technical advice, alphabetical by topic

Tablature software packages

LITERATURE ABOUT THE LUTE

Lute history webpages

Historical literature about the lute

Modern printed books about the lute, bibliographies

Academic journals periodicals and theses

Miscellanea, films, fiction, humour poetry etc

THE LUTE IN ART

Online picture galleries

Museums and galleries websites

LIVE LUTE MUSIC

Concert listings

Finding a lute player

RECORDED LUTE MUSIC

Recording companies and specialist websites and CD listings and reviews website

HISTORIC REPERTOIRE

Private and institutional websites with downloadable tablature

Specialist repertoire websites, and online catalogues

List of sheet music publishers of tablature, with websites, and lists of music in print

Annotated catalogue of historical printed sources of tablature, by date of publication

Annotated catalogue of historical lute manuscripts of tablature, by probable decade of first use

Individual lute composers: dedicated websites, information and collected editions

MODERN REPERTOIRE

Lists of contemporary repertoire

List of contemporary composersí websites and modern revival pioneers pages

ALLIED INSTRUMENTS

Renaissance and baroque guitar

Cittern

Bandora

Theorbo

Vihuela de mano and Viola da mano

Citole

Mandora, colachon, or gallichon

Mandore

Orpharion

Oud

Swedish theorbo

Torban or Ruthenian theorbo

Lute harpsichord/Lautenwerk

Lyra viol

Angelique

OTHER PORTALS

Lute enthusiasts' websites and other portals

Vanilla hypertext system