Guitarres i guitarrers. Dels gremis al Modernisme
Since Johannes Tinctoris wrotte that in 1481 that the guitar was invented by Catalans, Catalonia and the instrument have experienced centuries of changes that have been formed as it is now. From research papers and original instruments from the thirteenth century until the late nineteenth century, this book will find a history of the catalan guitar and the craftsmen who built it, always framed in the country’s history . The inventory of a guitar workshop’s Born in 1495, the application of the law of 1867 metric, biographical information of more than one hundred builders or technical analysis instruments of the seventeenth century to the nineteenth, are some of the tools that have been used to writte this vision of Catalan guitar ans his builders from creating guilds to modernism.
Amb aquest llibre hem descobert a l’artista, músic, artesà i investigador Joan Pellisa i Pujades, al qual trobem passejant pel poble o fent-la petar a la terrassa del Casal de la Fatarella. [...]
Deseamos que este estudio sirva como ejemplo de rigurosidad científica para seguir ampliando los conocimientos y la historia de un instrumento tan arraigado a nuestra cultura como es la guitarra.