14 February 2011

Short Bibliography for Guitar Builders


Bacon, Tony The Classical Guitar. A complete History based on the Russell Cleveland Collection. Balafon Books 1997 ISBN 1-871547-46-6 
Bacon, Tony (Ed.) The Classical Guitar Balafon Book 1997 1-871547-46-6 

Benedetto, Robert 
Making of an Archtop Guitar Centerstream Publishing 1994 1-57424-000-5 
Benedetto, Roberto Making an Archtop Guitar Centerstream Publishing 1996 ISBN 1—574-24-000-5 
Bouchet, Robert Cahier d'atelier Musee de la Musique 2003 2-914147-21-X 
Brosnac, Donald An Introduction to Scientific Guitar Design Bold Strummer 1978 0-933224-01-X 
Buchanan, George Saiteninstrumente selbst bauen: Vorlagen und Anleitungen Holzwerken im Vincentz Network 2006 978-3878707189 
Collins, Michael Building a Selmer-Maccaferri Guitar 2006 0-9781863-0-3 
Courtnall, Roy Making Master Guitars Robert Hale 1993 ISBN 0-7090-4809- 
Cumpiano, William R.; Natelson, Jonathan D.  Guitarmaking. Tradition and Technology. A Complete Reference for the Design & Construction of the Steel-String Folk Guitar & the Classical Guitar Chronicle Books 1993 ISBN 0-8118-0640-5 
Doubtfire, Stanley Make Your Own Classical Guitar Schocken Books 1983 9780805238334 
Grondona, Stefan / Waldner, Luca La Chitarra di Liuteria l'officina del libro 2001 
Hromek, Peter Gitarre selbst gebaut Tritonus Verlag 1986 3-926479-01-9 
Hurd, David C.  Left-Brain Lutherie Ukuleles by Kawika 2004 09760883-0-4 
Jahnel, Franz Die Gitarre und ihr Bau: Technologie von Gitarre, Laute, Mandoline, Sister, Tanbur u. Saite Bochinsky 1996 ISBN 3-923639-09-0 
Kesselring, Martin Saiteninstrumente selbst gebaut, Bd.2, Vom Scheitholt zur Gitarre Zytglogge-Verlag 1990 978-3729603400 
Koch, Martin Gitarrenbau Koch, Martin 1999 978-3901314063 
Lundberg, Robert Historical Lute Construction Guild of American Luthiers 2002 0-9626447-4-9 
Meinel, Eberhard (Ed) Intonation, Temperierung, Mensurkompensation Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau 2006 978-3-00-018587-8 
Metropolitan Museum of Art La Guitarra Espanola. The Spanish Guitar Opera tres 1993 ISBN 84-7893-016-7 
Meyer, Jürgen Akustik der Gitarre in Einzeldarstellungen Bochinsky 1985 ISBN 3-923639-66-X 
Middleton, Rik The Guitar Maker's Workshop Crowwood Press 1997 ISBN 1-86126-040-7 
Olsen, Tim / Burton, Cyndy (Eds.) Lutherie Tools Guild of American Luthiers 1997 0-9626447-0-6 
Oribe, Josse The Fine Guitar Mel Bay 1985 0-7866-1367-X 
Rodriguez, Manuel Sr. Manuel Rodriguez Sr.- Leben und Erfahrungen im Gitarrenbau Erwin Bochinsky 1999 3-923639-36-8 
Romanillos, Jose L.  Antonio de Torres. Guitar Maker – His Life and Work Bold Strummer 1997 ISBN 0-933224-93-1 
Rossing, Thomas D. The Science of Sound 2.ed. Addison Wesley 1990 ISBN 0-201-15727---6 
Sloane, Irving Classic Guitar Construction Omnibus Press 1989 ISBN 0-86001—232-8 
Somogyi, Erwin Making the Responsive Guitar 978-0-9823207-1-6 
Somogyi, Erwin The Responsive Guitar 978-0-9823207-0-9 
Summerfield, Maurice J. The Classical Guitar Asheley Mark Publishing 2002 1-872639-46-1 
Urlik, Sheldon A Collection of fine spanish guitars from Torres to the Present Sunny Knoll 1997 ISBN 0-9660771-0-5 
Williams, Jim The Guitar Maker's Manual Hal Leonard 1990 ISBN 0-95890-750-1 


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