Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Guitar History

Stunning Photographs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection of Stringed Instruments

Made by Master Craftsmen from Italy to New York (16th Century to Current)

http://blog.metmuseum.org/guitarheroes/objects/


This link is Wow! With about 50 stunning photographs, some mutilple angle views with incredible craftsmanship close-up details,

of handmade guitars/violins/lutes with intricate ivory and mother-of-pearl inlaid designs etc.,

Be sure to click on each photograph to enlarge the view TWICE!! Then you can see the amazing

extremely detailed up-close craftmanship!

AND audio tracks by musicians playing classic songs on these historical instruments,

AND some interview transcripts with some of the actual contemporary guitar makers...

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And here is a link to follow further.... Anatomy of Musical Instruments -- Saxophone