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.
A video and sound sample of this instrument being played. Playing by Andrew Maginley.