An instrument popular in Britain, the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark during the late renaissance and baroque periods.
Scale length: 52-56cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, European Sycamore, European Walnut, Swiss Pear, Boxwood. Other wood choices available.
Side views from front and back.
Views from end of body, from front and back.
Views from front and back.
Front view of Orpharion with alternative inlays, bridge of European Beech and fingerboard of Ovangkol, Goncalo Alves and European Beech.
Back view of Orpharion with neck, body and pegbox of European Walnut and European Beech.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Jo Dusepo.