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Category
  • Strings
Material
  • pearwood
  • maple
  • boxwood
  • plumwood
  • rosewood
  • olive
  • grenadilla
  • tulipwood
  • cherry
  • plastic
Size
  • sopranino
  • soprano
  • alto
  • tenor
  • bass
  • contrabass
Brand
  • kung
  • kunath
  • moeck
  • yamaha
  • martin wenner
  • mollenhauer
  • pavel cip
  • lu-mi
  • berney lehmann
  • chris english
  • charlie ogle
  • pirastro
  • gamut
$3,400 to $3,600
This  bass viola da gamba is modeled after an original by English luthier John Rose. It is available with 6 or 7 strings. String length is 73cm.  This instrument comes with a soft padded case that has external pockets for bow and music. All Charlie Ogle instruments are made in...
$2,400
This six-string bass viola da gamba is made after a late 17th century original by French luthier Michel Colichon. String length is 70cm.  This instrument comes with a soft padded case that has external pockets for bow and music. All Charlie Ogle instruments are made in the Charlie Ogle Workshop...
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$2,250 to $3,500
This six-string bass viola da gamba is made after an original by English luthier Barak Norman (1670-1740). String length is 67cm.  Standard: figured maple back and sides, spruce top, purfled borders on the maple fingerboard and tailpiece Deluxe: figured maple back and sides, spruce top, ebony veneered fingerboard and tailpiece,...
$2,914 to $3,124
This Lu-Mi Baroque viola is modeled after an Antonius Stradivarius original. The excellence of the model and comfortable size make it an excellent all-around instrument for a wide range of repertoire. This instrument is sold with a hard case and is also available with an antique stain finish. Dimensions:  String length...
$2,678 to $2,835
This Lu-Mi Baroque violin is modelled after a 1742 original by Italian luthier Bartolomeo Giuseppe Guarnerius "del Gesu" (1698-1744). Guarnerius' work rivals that of Antonius Stradivarius. His instruments - original and copies - are prized by many prominent players and collectors. Lu-Mi's rendition of his work is excellent for both Baroque...
$2,678 to $2,835
This Lu-Mi Baroque violin is based on an original 1715 Antonius Stradivarius model that is the archetype of a violin. Lu-Mi's rendition has a strong, silvery tone. With clear projection and a rich, full sound, this is perhaps the best of Lu-Mi's Baroque models for chamber and orchestral work. This...
$13,414 to $14,149
This Lu-Mi violone in G is modeled after a 1640 original by Ernst Busch. The short string length makes this instrument ideal for rapid passages. The corpus is too small to play in low D tuning. This violone features a high-quality, fine-grain wood with a thick, glossy finish and ornate decorative purfling on...
$5,786 to $6,500
This Lu-Mi violone in A is a scaled-up copy of Richard Meares' original six-string bass viol. It could also be played in all gut D tuning as a consort bass. This instrument is ideal for 8 ft. bass lines, such as Gibbons' work. This violone features a high-quality, fine-grain wood with a...
$4,725 to $5,408
This model is crafted after Nicholas Bertrand's 1720 bass viol, and is larger than the 1704 Bertrand model. It is ideal for solos, but it also plays well as a continuo instrument. It features a high-quality, fine-grain wood with a thick, glossy finish and ornate decorative purfling on the belly,...
$4,988 to $5,945
This model is crafted in the style of English luthier Henry Jaye's 1620 model. It plays well with all gut strings, but, because the strings are so long, it can be more difficult to play double stops or chords. This model is ideal for consort music or music that emphasizes...
$3,360 to $5,007.20
This Lu-Mi six-string tenor viol is modeled after a 1620 original by Henry Jaye. It is the smaller of the two Lu-Mi tenor viol models. The bass register does not play as well with all plain gut strings. The plain model features good-quality, aged wood, a matte finished, and minimal decorative...
$3,045 to $4,003
This Lu-Mi treble viol is modeled after a 1609 original by John Hoskins. It is the larger of the two Lu-Mi treble viol models. It is ideal for playing with all gut strings. The plain model features good-quality, aged wood, a matte finished, and minimal decorative purfling around the edges of...
$6,615 to $7,014
This Lu-Mi Baroque cello is modeled after an Antonius Stradivarius original dated to 1701. It is quite large and often used in 17th century repertoire. Its size makes solo playing more difficult, however, it is ideal for orchestras and basso continuo. This model could also be used as a bass...
$5,670 to $6,126
This model is crafted in the style of Antonio and Girolamo Amati. It produces sweet high tones, but the corpus is wide enough to give a rich bass register as well. The Amati model is designed for playing solos, though the sonority is not quite solid enough for basso continuo lines....
$5,355 to $5,733
This Lu-Mi Baroque cello is modeled after an original by Domenico Montagnana. This cello is quite wide and can be difficult for smaller players to hold. It provides a dark, full bass sound. This instrument is sold in a hard case. This instrument is sold with a hard case and...
$5,355 to $5,723
This Baroque cello by Lu-Mi is modeled after a 1712 cello by Antonius Stradivarius "Davidov" - one of the most successful and most copied cello models. Lu-Mi's Stradivarius model gives a bright sound and has a narrower body that is easy to hold between the legs. It is sold with...
$2,914 to $3,124
This tenor Baroque viola is modeled after original work by Gasparo da Salo. It is rather small for a viola and is very playable. The neck is short by modern standards, giving it a string length of 38 cm. Because of the short neck, higher positions can feel a bit...
$2,914 to $3,103
This Lu-Mi Baroque viola is modeled after a 1580 original by Gasparo da Salo (1542-1609), one of the earliest violin makers. Da Salo's violas are still considered among the best ever made, and modern copies are often sought after by professional players. This is a slightly larger version of Lu-Mi's small da...
$2,914 to $3,145
This Lu-Mi Baroque viola is modeled after a 1580 original by Gasparo da Salo (1542-1609), one of the earliest violin makers. Da Salo's violas are still considered among the best ever made, and modern copies are often sought after by professional players. This model is the smallest viola made by Lu-Mi. This...
$2,678 to $2,835
This Lu-Mi Baroque violin is modelled after a 1679 original by Austrian luthier Jacobus Stainer (1619-1683). Stainer models are among the earliest and finest violins, and his instruments were sought after by many 17th and 18th century masters such as Bach, Mozart and Simon-Lohein. Lu-Mi's rendition is a fine, bright instrument...

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