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.
Back view of renaissance lute with alternating ribs of European Ash and Sapele.
Side view of renaissance lute with alternating ribs of European Ash and Sapele.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Andrew Maginley.