The instruments on this page are in stock and available for immediate sale. For further information, or to discuss purchasing one of the instruments, please send a message to:, or phone the office at: 218-724-8011. 

Frei model eleven course baroque lute

This instrument was used by Tomas Walker for the Gamut recording of Baroque lute duets,  CouranteSo, it is a used instrument but is in perfect condition, although the case does have a few scuff marks on it. This lute is well played in and has, as you can hear on the recording, a beautiful, deep and sonorous tone and would be a perfect fit for anyone who wants to study the French repertoire.


Instrument features include:

  • Front: Bearclaw Sitka spruce
  • Binding: Ebony with ebony/mother of pearl heart
  • Back: English yew
  • Neck: Spruce core with ebony veneer
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Head: Maple rails with Ebony lining
  • Head plate: Ebony
  • Pegs: Mechanical PegHeds
  • Strings: All gut with Pistoy and Gimped bass fundamentals
  • Case: Custom made Kingham case
  • Package includes:
  • Instrument
  • Case
  • One year subscription to the Lute Society of America
  • One year warranty



There are currently two Fantasia instruments currently for sale

This instrument was recently completed and has the following features:

  • Cherry eleven rib back 
  • Engelmann AAA front 
  • "A" design rose
  • Cherry neck
  • Cherry fingerboard with rosewood edges with points
  • Cherry head with cherry back plate
  • Boxwood pegs
  • Boxwood endpin
  • Synthetic strings

Package includes:

One year warranty
One year subscription to the Lute Society of America

The Sale price for this instrument is $2,500. Case is available: $585.  Shipping is calculated from Duluth to your location.

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