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On this page is a short listing of current models of renaissance lutes. Click on the links to see pictures and descriptions.

shortcuts to | 6-course | 7-course | 8-course | 9-course | 10-course

6-course lutes          

short description

model

stop

A440

frets

ribs

my design, roundish body

M

53.5

a'

8

11

after Gerle

GG

59.7

g'

8

11

after ‘Presbyter’

BB

60

g'

8⅓

9

after small Frei

Z

65.5

f'

8⅔

11

after ‘Warwick’ Frei

LL

69.5

e'

8⅓

11

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7-course lutes

 

 

 

 

 

my design, roundish body

M

53.5

a'

8

11

my design after Venere

AA

58.5

g'/g#'

8⅔

27

after Hieber

C

59.2

g'

8⅔

13

my design, after Harton

H

60

g'

8

15/31

after ‘Presbyter’

BB

60

g'

8

9

after small Frei

Z

65

f'/f#'

8

11

after Rauwolf

MM

64

f#'

8

15

after Venere

HH

67.1

f'

8

13

after ‘Warwick’ Frei

LL

69.5

e'

8

11

my design after Tieffenbrucker

L

71.2

e'/eb'

8⅔

17

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8-course lutes          

my design after Venere

AA

58.5

g'g#'

8⅔

27

my design after Harton H 60 g' 8 15/31
my design after Harton CC 62 f#'/g' 8 15/35

after Rauwolf

MM

64

f'/f#'

8

15

after Tieffenbrucker E 67.2 f' 8⅓ 17/37
my design, after Tieffenbrucker L 71.2 e' 8⅔ 17
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9-course lutes          
my design after Tieffenbrucker L 71.2 e' 8⅔ 17

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10-course lutes          
my design after Tieffenbrucker Y 65.5 f' 10 35
my design after Harton CC 66 f' 10 15/33

after small Frei

Z

66

f'

10

11

after Venere

HH

67.6

f'

9

13

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