Ten course lutes first appear around 1610. A rich repertoire for the instrument exists in print and manuscript sources, using both the old renaissance tuning and some of the new tunings which started to appear in the early 17th century.

Magno Tieffenbrucker

  • 64.5 cm
  • 9 ⅔ frets
  • 31 ribs
  • Model MM

Based on an instrument by Magno Tieffenbrucker in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (SAM 41)

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Sixtus Rauwolf

  • String length 67.2
  • 9½ fret spaces

Based on original instrument by Sixtus Rauwolf in Augsburg, now owned and played by Jakob Lindberg

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