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Guitar: Home

A guide to resources on the guitar, lute, and music for guitar or lute.


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.

See also our newest guide, Music Resources on Diversity and Underrepresentation

Music Research Starting Points

Guitar Music at Yale

print of lute players

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.


Music Librarian for Reference and Instruction

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Suzanne Lovejoy
ML104, Music Library, Sterling Memorial Library
Office hours 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. weekdays
(203) 432-0497
Subjects: Music