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List of the instrument we make

Find here all the different instrument models we make.

We are more then happy to make other models on request.



Baroque viols


Pardessus de Viole, 6 strings
  • after Michel Colichon, string length ~ 31.5 cm

    Treble viol
  • small, after Henry Jaye, ca. 1620, string length ca. 34 cm
  • medium, after Henry Jaye, ca. 1620, string length 37.5 cm
  • big, after Henry Jaye, string length ca. 40 cm

    Tenor viol
  • after Henry Jaye, string length 57,6 cm
  • after John Rose, 1598, string length ca. 57.6 cm

    Bass viol, 6–saitig
  • after John Rose, ca. 1590, string length 66.5 cm
  • after Barak Norman, 1692, string length ca. 67 cm
  • after Richard Meares, ca. 1660, string length 69.8 cm
  • after Edward Lewis, 1703, string length ca. 70 cm
  • after Henry Jaye, 1619, string length ca. 75 cm
  • after Paolo Maggini, ~1600, string length ca. 71.5 cm

    Consort bass
  • after Henry Jaye, 1621, string length ca. 80 cm

    Small 7-string bass viol
  • after Claude Pierray, Paris 1709, string length ca. 68 cm

    7-string bass viol
  • after Michel Colichon, Paris 1683, string length ca. 70.5 cm
  • after Michel Colichon, Paris 1689, string length ca. 70,8 cm
  • after Michel Colichon, Paris 1691, string length ca. 72.5 cm

    Violone, 5 or 6 string
  • after 'Maggini' in Dolmetsch Collection, string length ca. 98 cm
  • also in a scaled down version with a string length of ca. 92 cm, well suited for tuning in G



  • Renaissance viols


    Treble
  • Guitar shape, string length ca. 40 cm

    Tenor, bass + big bass
  • based on Francesco Linarol, a variety of sizes and tunings



  • Lira da gamba, Viola d’amore + Baryton


    Lira da gamba / Lirone, 13 – 16 strings
  • based on Antonius Brensius, 1592

    Viola d’amore
  • based on J.U. Eberlle, 1740, string length 37.5 cm, with or without sympathetic strings, metal strung

    Baryton
  • after J. J. Stadlmann, Vienna 1750, Esterhazy’s Baryton



  • Bows


    Bows with clip-in frog for renaissance viols
  • beech, with boxwood frog

    Bass viol bow for 7-string
  • in snakewood



  • Violins, violas + cellos


  • after a selection of models, on request

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