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)

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...


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