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Gideon Whitehead Releases “Russian Romance”

Gideon Whitehead’s “Russian Romance” is now out on CD and available for purchase. Spanning three centuries of Russian repertoire, this album is Gideon’s debut recording and represents the culmination of three years of research, performance, and investigation into the little-known corners of Russian guitar music. Performing on his 2011 Rzepka cedar and Indian rosewood guitar, [...]

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Workbench

Treble Viol in the Style of John Rose: The Back

This week, I’m working on a treble viol in the style of John Rose, an English maker reckoned by many to be the father of the English viol. Popular from the 16th to the 17th Century, the treble viol was gradually replaced by the violin in chamber music as the polyphony of the Renaissance gave [...]

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