Antonio de Torres, Guitar Maker: His Life and Work

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Bold Strummer, 1997 - Music - 338 pages
This text is a thorough study on the Spanish luthier, Antonia de Torres (1817-1892) who had a profound influence on the shape of the modern guitar.
 

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the best book ever written to learn accurately who is and has been the Master of Masters of Luthiers

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Contents

Sevilla
14
The Return to Almería
28
The Nineteenth Century and After
51
Tonewoods
79
Soundboard Patterns
94
Method of Construction
107
Guitar Labels
147
Wood Inlays
160
Glossary
296
Notes
299
Bibliography
319
Index of Guitar Makers Mentioned in This Book
329
Indexº
332
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