The pages on this guide will point you to some of the most useful resources for the study of the guitar, lute, related instruments and their music. Please contact me or any of the authors of the music guides if you have additional questions or suggestions.
Note that the information in this guide complements the main Music research guide. See that guide for important broad resources and search tips.
Engraving of Lute Ensemble, Portrait File, Gilmore Music Library Special Collections
Yale's collections include nearly 15,000 scores, more than 8,000 recordings, and more than 1600 books related to the guitar. There are also resources about the lute, vihuela, and related instruments.
In addition to the General and Music Research Tools in the middle of this page, see also these tools below.