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|Decorated lute-back||Henry III with capos|
**SOLD** Small lute-back hurdy-gurdy after Colson **SOLD**
Hurdy-Gurdy in yew inlaid with walnut and mother of pearl decoration on a
"leaves through the seasons" theme.
This instrument is based on an historic Colson luteback. It is in G/C tuning currently strung with two unison chaterelles in G and a third chanterelle added in low G. It is also fitted with four sypathetic strings.
It could be supplied with G, low G and D chanterelles to permit playing in the keys of G, C, or D
It has 2 trompettes in C. It is fitted with geared pegs and has two trompette capos to enable rapid and accurate changing from G to C or D tuning.
The carved head on the peghead was created by the customer and copied onto the instrument.
**SOLD** Henri III hurdy-gurdy **SOLD**
| 17th century
Hurdy-Gurdy after an example in the Paris Conservatoire. This instrument is in
G/C tuning. There are six strings comprising two chanterelles, trompette,
mouche and two bourdons.
The open trompette is tuned to C (for playing in C) and is fitted with three capos to enable rapid changing to D (for playing in G or D), E (for paying in A minor) or G (for fun).
The open petit bourdon is tuned to C and is fitted with a capo to enable rapid changing to D (for playing in D)
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