Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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LUTE

   
Definition: Class of instruments related to the violin and guitar; plucked or bowed; many types, usually with a bowl back. Originated from the Arabic Ud (Al Ud = A Lute).

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VIOLINS

The violin top and back are carved out from solid wood. The top is spruce and the back, sides and neck are generally from maple. The bassbar is an integral and tonally important part of the top. The soundpost is fitted about 1/4" behind the treble foot of the bridge and connects the front and back of the instrument acoustically ...read more