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Baroque Style Fancy Pochette Dancing Masters Fiddle Repaired

The pochette or dancing master's fiddle is essentially a very small violin, designed to fit in a pocket - hence its other common name, the pochette (French for small pocket). It was used by dance masters in royal courts and other places of nobility, as well as by street musicians up until around the 18th century.

Real baroque style dancing masters fiddle.

A perfect travel instrument
Inlaid purfling
Loud sound
European spruce top
Flame maple back, ribs and neck
12 year aged wood
Ebony fingerboard, tailpiece and pegs
Overall length : 17 1/4"
The body length is: 7 7/8"
The scale length : 10 5/8"
The upper bout of the body is: 2 1/2"
The lower bout of the body is: 3"
Small repaired crack on face. Looks fine works well.


SEC3591   $300.00  

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Baroque Style Fancy Pochette Dancing Masters Fiddle

The pochette or dancing master's fiddle is essentially a very small violin, designed to fit in a pocket - hence its other common name, the pochette (French for small pocket). It was used by dance masters in royal courts and other places of nobility, as well as by street musicians up until around the 18th century.

Real baroque style dancing masters fiddle.

A perfect travel instrument
Inlaid purfling
Loud sound
European spruce top
Flame maple back, ribs and neck
12 year aged wood
Ebony fingerboard, tailpiece and pegs
Overall length : 17 1/4"
The body length is: 7 7/8"
The scale length : 10 5/8"
The upper bout of the body is: 2 1/2"
The lower bout of the body is: 3"



VIO150   $450.00  

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Ensemble Tromba Marina This is the 17th century version with a large long body that opens up at the base like a trumpet bell. One of the most unusual instruments of early Music, the Tromba Marina is a bowed monochord with a special bridge that has a vibrating foot which adds a special buzzing element to the tone. The bow is placed above the left hand, which plays upper harmonics allowing the use of the tones of the harmonic series like those of a natural horn or trumpet, possibly accounting for the name. The left hand often uses the side of the thumb to finger the harmonics. Two historical version are available. Both have the buzzing bridge adjustment peg in the peghead by the tuner for the main string, a convenient and period design feature. Both are hand made of solid woods, with a spruce top and rosewood fingerboard and fittings. String Vibrating Lengths 57" or 1350mm. EAR031   $1800.00  

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Kit Fiddle and Bow Our Kit Fiddle is a modern version of the historic dance master fiddle or pochette. Finely detailed, handcrafted workmanship, with solid woods and a full violin scale length. Ideal for practicing, soloing, backpacking and traveling or low volume ensemble settings, the Kit Fiddle is lightweight and portable, with a sound much bigger than its actual size! Now comes with a basic "early instrument" bow. Overall length 21 inches.

Sound Sample EAR033   $400.00  

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Vielle Medieval Fiddle Offering select solid hardwood body, with solid spruce top, this Vielle really sings. Cleanly designed with performance in mind,the slightly smaller size gives very comfortable shoulder play position as well as traditional, early music down-pointed position. Includes rosewood pegs, fingerboard, and tail piece. Tuned D, G, D, G or like a standard violin, with a preset and precisely positioned sound post.

Sound Sample EAR036   $800.00  

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Gittern A 14th century small guitar-like instrument, the Gittern was popular with minstrels and amateur musicians. Features the traditional fretless fingerboard, with four coursed strings tuned in unisons of D, G, C and F. The gittern offers astounding tone for its small size, with select solid hardwoods body and solid spruce top,with rosewood pegs, fingerboard, and bridge. Played with a plectrum.

Sound Sample EAR037   $800.00  

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Rebec, Rosewood Trim w/ Hard Case 3 gut strings, rosewood finerboard,bow and hard case. 24 inches long by 5 inches wide by 6 inches deep (including the bridge)- upper size of soprano. Bow is 27" long. The name Rebec is derived from the Arabian Rabob. Its origin dates to the 10th century Europe. It is played resting on the shoulder like a violin, across the chest, or tucked in the armpit. The soprano rebec is tunned, low to high, D A E above midddle C.

Sound Sample EAR042   $404.10  

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Baroque Guitar, Voboam, 5-course, Taylor, Blemished BLEMISHED: This 5-course guitar designed by Zachary Taylor is based on instruments made by Alexandre Voboam, a famous 17th century French Luthier. The body of this model is made out of rosewood with a lace wood strip down the middle of instrument's back. The neck, tuning pegs/levers, nut and bridge are also made out of rosewood, but the soundboard is made out of spruce wood. Two strings are wound nylon and the rest are rectified nylon. There is one sound hole with a decorative rosette that's a laser cut design of multiple layers of rosewood and lace wood. The recommended tuning for instrument is EBGDA, from high to low. It's similar to a normal 6-string guitar minus low E2. Its open note range is E4 to A2. Instrument comes with a hardwood case.

Body/Bowl: 17.875 inches in length, 10.5 inches in width and 4 inches height
Neck at Nut: 1.9 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint: 2.32 inches in width
Nut: 1.9 inches in width
Scale Length: 26 inches
Frets: 8 nylon and 4 rosewood
Frets: 8 nylon and 4 rosewood
What is BLEMISHED? These products are new and unused with superficial blemishes that may include, blisters in the finish, scratches, dents, stains, discoloration, rust or pitting on metals, imperfect glazes, non-structural repairs such as putty in nail holes, or other surface marks. product has moderate blemishes and/or minor repairs. The irregularity does not affect the playability or sound quality of the instrument. GBVLAZT-2S   $588.93  

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Roosebeck 5-Course Baroque Guitar String The Roosebeck Baroque Guitar String Set is for a 5 course guitar, perfect for our Giorgio Sellas reproduction (GBSLAZT). The two extra strings are for optional reentrant tuning (marked with * on the string chart). The titanium strings have a translucent purple hue, and a polished, smooth feel similar to nylon, but they have a slightly brighter tone and increased projection.
  • Tuning and String Gauges
  • 1:E
  • .028
  • 0.71
  • Titanium
  • 2:E
  • .028
  • 0.71
  • Titanium
  • 3:B
  • .032
  • 0.81
  • Titanium
  • 4:B
  • .032
  • 0.81
  • Titanium
  • 5:G
  • .040
  • 1.02
  • Titanium
  • 6:G
  • .040
  • 1.02
  • Titanium

  • 7:D
  • .028
  • 0.71
  • Titanium
  • 8:D
  • .028w
  • 0.71
  • Silver
  • 8:D
  • .028
  • 0.71
  • Titanium*
  • 9:A
  • .032
  • 0.81
  • Titanium
  • 10:A
  • .034w
  • 0.86
  • Silver
  • 10:A
  • .032
  • 0.81
  • Titanium*
RBSBG5A   $17.90  

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Medieval Citole String Set Extra / Replacement string set for Medieval Citole ear038 EAR038S   $14.00  

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