Folk & Acoustic Musical Instrument Specialists


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CITTERN

   
Definition: small flat backed wire-strung plucked instrument; played with a plectrum; popular from renaissance to baroque times. Modern citterns are much bigger, and more like mandolins in shape. Usually with 10 strings in 5 courses. Related to Portuguese Guitarra.
Read the full Citterns FAQ Page.

RECORDERS

Recorders originated in the renaissance period, when instruments were made with a cylindrical bore, but those mostly used today are baroque designs with a conical bore. Our recorders are stocked in English (baroque) fingering.
Meinel Descant Recorder, Maple Wood Maple brown finish wooden Recorder in 2 parts, in cloth bag