Journal of the VdGSA

Journal of the VdGSA

The Journal is an annual, scholarly publication containing histories, scholarly articles, translations, reviews of books, music publications and recordings—all relating to the viol. Back issues and an index are now available on-line, here.

Guidelines for Making Journal Submissions

Authors are encouraged to make submissions to the editorial staff of the Journal. The editors welcome for consideration articles pertaining to the viols and related instruments, their history, manufacture, performers, music and related topics.

Articles and reviews should be submitted on disk, specifying the computer and program used, or by email to the Editor. Authors should consult the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, for matters of style. Camera-ready musical examples must be printed on separate sheets and identified with captions, and photos should be submitted as black and white glossy prints.

Articles, correspondence, and materials for review should be e-mailed to Robert Green, Editor, Journal of the VdGSA.

Ordering the Journal

Back issues of the Journal are available for $7.00 each. Postage is included in the price. Please submit payment in U.S. dollars with a check drawn on a U.S. bank. Mastercard and Visa also accepted (include card number and expiration date). Or, you can use our Secure On-line Payment Page.

Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America
PO Box 582628
Minneapolis, MN 55458-2628
Phone: 1-855-VIOL-415 (1-855-846-5415)

Please note: these volumes are out of print:

  • Volumes 1 - 6 (1964 - 1969)
  • Volume 8 (1971)
  • Volume 18 (1981)
  • Volume 34 (1997)