Renaissance lute. Based on surviving examples by Georg Gerle and others. 6 courses. Also available with 7 or 8 courses. For tuning in G or A.
Scale length: 55cm.
German/Alpine Spruce, European Cherry, Swiss Pear, Boxwood. Other wood choices available.
Front and side view showing pegbox with custom-shaped pegs.
View of back from end of body, showing endcap and optional strap button.
Front view of renaissance lute with fingerboard of European Ash and alternative rose design.
Close-up view of alternative rose design.
End view of renaissance lute with body of European Ash.
Front, side and pegbox view of renaissance lute with body of European Ash and alternative rose design.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Andrew Maginley.