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Roosebeck LUTE-KULELE, Tenor, Variegated, Hardcase
List Price $528.90
Sale Price: $379.95

Based upon the Renaissance Lute which was prevalent in Europe in the 16th and 17th century, the Lute-kuleleā„¢ is one of the sweetest sounding ukuleles in our collection and is ideally suited for classical and fingerstyle music. This Tenor-sized instrument is based upon a 17 inch scale, and features six strings. The first (A) and third (C) strings are doubled providing a rich full and balanced tone. It is played like any normal 4-string ukulele. It features a European spruce soundboard with the famous Leonardo Knot rosette which was a favorite of many Renaissance lute makers. The back is made in the traditional manner of lute-making and is made of alternating staves of Sheesham Rosewood and Lacewood. The neck and pegbox are solid sheesham rosewood and features a bone nut with a width of 1.5 inches. This instrument is outfitted with traditional ebony lute pegs. The bridge is also made of sheesham rosewood. An end-pin strap button is standard. Hardcase, Extra String Set Included. Free Shipping.
Roosebeck 7-Course Travel Lute, Rosewood, Softcase
List Price $579.00
Sale Price: $459.95

This 7 Course Roosebeck Travel Lute has a body made of eleven solid Rosewood staves, a Rosewood neck and Rosewood fingerboard. The peg box is solid Rosewood attached at an angle of 135 degrees to reduce the depth of the instrument. The tuning pegs and end pin are rosewood. The soundboard is made out of European Spruce. There are eight nylon frets and four rosewood frets. Nylon Gig Bag & Extra String Set Included. Free Shipping.
Roosebeck Descant Lute, 7-Course, Hard Case
List Price $818.90
Sale Price: $589.95

Our Descant Lute is a beautiful short necked lute that has a bowl back of lacewood staves. There are eight tied nylon frets on a lacewood neck that features a rosewood fret board. The peg box is lacewood with tuners of rosewood. The soundboard is made of European spruce with a rosewood bridge and rosewood end pin. It has 13 nylon strings in 7 courses with a scale length of 19.75" (500mm). Hard Case, Extra String Set, & Lute Book Included. Free Shipping.
Roosebeck 7-Course Renaissance Lute, Rosewood
List Price $899.00
Sale Price: $699.95

7-Course Lute, Rosewood. This Rosewood Taylor lute has a body made of solid rosewood staves, a rosewood neck, peg box, and rosewood finger board. The tuners are ebony. The soundboard is made out of European spruce with a rosewood bridge and rosewood end pin. Designed by Zachary Taylor, based on an instrument made by Hans Frei, the original of which may be seen in the Warwick Museum in England. Extra String Set & Hard Case Included. Free Shipping.
Roosebeck 7-Course Lute, Variegated, Taylor
List Price $899.00
Sale Price: $699.95

This Roosebeck 7-Course Taylor lute has a body of alternating rosewood and lacewood staves, with a rosewood neck, peg box, and rosewood finger board. The tuners are ebony. The soundboard is made out of European spruce with a rosewood bridge and rosewood end pin. There are six nylon frets and six rosewood frets. The nut width is 67 mm. Designed by Zachary Taylor, based on an instrument made by Hans Frei, the original of which may be seen in the Warwick Museum in England. Extra String Set & Hard Case Included. Free Shipping.
Roosebeck 8-Course Lute, Rosewood & Canadian Spruce
Our Price: $939.00
Sale Price: $769.95

Roosebeck eight course lute with a natural finish. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings. Its body has rosewood flat staves that have white pinstripes in between and the neck, nut, bridge, end peg and tuning pegs/levers are also made out of rosewood. The sound board is made out of Canadian spruce wood and its one sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished rosewood frets on sound board. The bridge is made out of rosewood and has a moustache shape. Hard vinyl case, Extra String Set, and "Learning to Play the Lute" book included.
   
 
Roosebeck Lutes are designed by Zachary Taylor, a renowned designer and maker of early stringed instruments. For more than 25 years, he has taught the subject of Lutherie. It is his mission to design authentic early instruments, accessible to enthusiasts who desire quality without a high price-tag. We asked our house guitarist to demo these Lutes right out of the box. Tuning a Lute with wood pegs can be a challenge for the modern guitarist, in addition to double course strings, and the wider neck. But he did great!


Roosebeck Travel Lute, 7 Course

The Roosebeck Travel Lute has a body made of eleven solid Rosewood staves, a Rosewood neck and Rosewood fingerboard. The peg box is solid Rosewood attached at an angle of 135 degrees to reduce the depth of the instrument.  The tuning pegs and end pin are rosewood. The soundboard is made out of European Spruce. 

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Roosebeck 7 Course Lute

The 7 course Renaissance lutes designed by Zachary Taylor are based on an instrument made by Hans Frei, the original of which may be seen in the Warwick Museum in England. Apart from shortening the string length from 670mm to 600, for ease of left-hand fingering, the instruments follow Hans Frei's principles of construction. 

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Roosebeck 8 Course Lute

The 7 course Renaissance lutes designed by Zachary Taylor are based on an instrument made by Hans Frei, the original of which may be seen in the Warwick Museum in England. Apart from shortening the string length from 670mm to 600, for ease of left-hand fingering, the instruments follow Hans Frei's principles of construction. 

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