The following chronological list includes souces that specifically call for lute (chitarrone, theorbo, etc.) or guitar as part of a basso continuo. Certainly, there are many other sources for which these instruments can be used, but I've limited this list to those mentioning lutes/guitars in the title page or, in some cases, the individual continuo part. A very few of these sources (such as the Peri and Caccini that begin the list), are added since accompaniment on the chitarrone is verified by historical sources for these important works. Note that a few of these sources may more properly be associated with obbligato, rather than continuo, parts, but are included here since they are not in tablature.
Some of these sources may be duplicated in the other lists, but only if they have some type of tablature (including alfabeto tablature). Treatises dealing with lute/guitar continuo are also included here. The following sources were used in compiling this list:
[BOETTICHER 1979] = Boetticher, Wolfgang. "Zur inhaltichen Bestimmung des für Laute intavolierten Handschriftenbestands." Acta Musicologica 51:2 (Jul.-Dec., 1979): 193-203.
[COELHO] = Coelho, Victor. The Manuscript Sources of Seventeenth-Century Italian Lute Music. (New York: Garland, 1995).
[MARX] = Marx, H. J. Die Überlieferung der Werke Arcangelo Corellis: catalogue raisonné. (Köln: Arno Volk Verlag, 1980).
[NG] = The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (New York: Grove, 2001)
[RISM A] Einzeldrucke vor 1800 (Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1971- ).
[RISM A/II] Music Manuscripts after 1600.
[RISM B] Recueils imprimés: XVIe-XVIIe siècles (München: G. Henle, 1960- ).
[RISM B/VII] = Boetticher, Wolfgang. Handschriftlich Überlieferte Lauten- und Gitarrentabulaturen des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts (Munich: G. Henle, 1978)
[SMT] = Sources manuscrites en tablature: Luth et théorbe (c.1500-c.1800), Christian Meyer, ed. (Baden-Baden & Bouxwiller, Valentin Koerner, 1991- )
[SPRING] = Spring, Matthew. The Lute in Britain: A History of the Instrument and Its Music (Oxfored: Oxford University Press, 2001)
[YAKELEY] = Yakeley, M. June. "New Sources of Spanish Guitar Music for the Five-Course Guitar." Revista de musicología 19:1-2 (1996): 267-286.
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