Instruments

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  • Burkholtzer Lute

    Burkholtzer Lute

    The original instrument was made by Hans Burkholtzer in Füssen in 1596 and is now in the Vienna Kunsthisorisches Museum, item number SAM 44. It began life as a seven or eight-course instrument, and there is a label inside which indicates that by...

    $5,035.00
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  • Dias Model Guitar

    Dias Model Guitar

    In the collection at the Royal College of Music in London there is a fabulous guitar. This instrument was made by Belchior Dias in Lisbon, 1581. In its current condition it is set up as a guitar with five courses, but the small size of the body and short...

    $2,950.00
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  • Hans Frei Eleven Course Baroque Lute

    Hans Frei Eleven Course Baroque Lute

    Hans Frei was one of the great instrument makers in Italy in the early 1500's.  In his workshop, in Bologna, he helped to define the form of the lute.   A testament to the enduring quality of his instruments is that no extant Frei lute...

    $4,500.00
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  • Martin Hoffmann Lute

    Martin Hoffmann Lute

    The original instrument was made by Martin Hoffmann, with the neck added by his son Joh. Christian Hoffmann, in Leipzig, Germany. The date of the construction is a little uncertain, but the instrument seems to have been made around 1670, and is now in...

    $7,035.00
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  • Sarabande Baroque Lute

    Sarabande Baroque Lute

    The Saraband Lute is the latest in our line of affordable lutes and joins the Recercar and Fantasia lutes in offering a great value to lute players. This is not a "student lute", but rather a finely crafted instrument using high...

    $4,250.00
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  • Sellas Model Baroque Guitar

    Sellas Model Baroque Guitar

    This model of baroque guitar is based on an instrument made by Metto Sellas in Venice. The head of the original instrument has a label plate in which the year 1638 is given, presumably as the year of production. It is a large instrument with a string...

    $4,750.00
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  • Spanish Baroque Guitar

    Spanish Baroque Guitar

    It is most unfortunate that there is no original guitar that exists from the Golden Era of the Baroque guitar in Spain for us to copy. Consequently, to reproduce this style of instrument we have to collect basic construction details from guitar-like...

    $2,950.00
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  • Spanish Vihuela

    Spanish Vihuela

    In the 16th century, the Spanish musicians developed a unique form of guitar for playing polyphonic music resulting in a six-course waisted instrument played with a bow, a quill, or the fingers. The type that seems to have been most common, or at least...

    $2,950.00
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  • Burkholtzer 10 / 11 Course Lute

    Burkholtzer 10 / 11 Course Lute

    This lute model can be strung as a ten course renaissance lute or an eleven course baroque lute by simply changing the upper courses. The bridge is drilled with two sets of holes which allows for easy string changing and the instrument comes with two...

    $6,950.00
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  • Seven course Frei lute Frei lute

    Hans Frei Model Lute

    Hans Frei was one of the great instrument makers in Italy in the early 1500's. In his workshop in Bologna he helped to define the form of the lute. A testament to the enduring quality of his instruments is that no extant Frei lute remains in original...

    $3,035.00
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  • Prelude Baroque guitar

    Prelude Baroque guitar

    The Prelude guitar is an addition to the Gamut Music line of affordable instruments, that also includes the Recercar six course lute, Fantasia eight course lute and Saraband eleven course Baroque lute. All of these instruments are made with the same...

    $1,950.00
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  • The 59 cm Venere Model Lute

    The 59 cm Venere Model Lute

    This instrument is modelled on an instrument made by Venere in 1596 in Bologna, Italy now in the Vienna museum, number C64. The original instrument has a string length of 64cm, but the design has been scaled down to 59cm for this reconstruction to make...

    $2,585.00
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