7 course lute

after G. Hieber
Soundboard: European Spruce
Back: Tasmanian Blackwood

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11 course lute

after Railich
Soundboard: European Spruce
Back: European Maple

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14 course Liuto Attiorbato

after Christofolo Choc, circa 1630 (Victoria and Albert Museum, London)
String length: 57cm / 87cm
Back and neck inlay: 15 ribs, Macassar Ebony and European Maple
Soundboard: German Spruce
Fret board: Macassar Ebony and ivory substitute (Micarta)

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7 course lutes to rent

If you are attracted to the idea of playing the lute but want to test your aptitude before investing in one, leasing may help you decide.

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