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: support@gamutmusic.com, 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
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String spacing at bridge:

Distance from top string to bottom string - 13.5cm

First course to second course - 10.8mm
Second course to third course - 9.00mm
Distance between strings within the courses - 4.4mm
Distance between courses - 8.4mm

String spacing at nut:

Distance from top string to bottom string - 7.9cm

First course to second course - 6.2mm
Second course to third course - 6.2mm
Distance between strings within the courses - 2.0mm
Distance between courses - 6.4mm
(String within lower courses are slightly wider)

 

For pricing information, please click on this link.


61cm FANTASIA MODEL EIGHT COURSE LUTE

 

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:

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

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

One instrument may be seen in the web store by clicking on this link.

The other instrument may be seen in the store by clicking on this link.



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