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Roosebeck 8-Course Lute, Canadian Spruce
Roosebeck 8-Course Lute, Canadian Spruce


 
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List Price: $1,059.00
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Roosebeck eight course Lute with a natural finish. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings. Its body has Sheesham staves that have white pinstripes in between. The neck, bridge, end peg and tuning pegs/levers are also made out of rosewood. The Nut is made of bone. 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 Sheesham and has a moustache shape. The tuning method for instrument is the normal 8 course tuning, but varies depending on player preference: (from high to low) G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2. . This instrument is made for a right handed player and you can easily attach a strap for playing because of end peg. Padded Nylon Gig Bag, Extra String Set, and "Learning to Play the Lute" book included.

Important Specifications:

Body/Bowl: 18 inches in length, 7 inches in width and 12.25 inches in height

Neck at Nut: 2.79 inches in width

Neck at Body Joint: 3.3 inches in width

Nut: 2.79 inches in width, .23 inches in height.

Made from rosewood and has string slots Scale Length: 23.68 inches *15 rosewood tuning pegs/levers

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review »

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Roosebeck 8-Course Lute December 31, 2016
Reviewer: Elbert A. Hunt from BYHALIA, MS United States  
It's new, but so far, all is GREAT!

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Roosebeck 8-course lute April 4, 2016
Reviewer: Ray from East TN , United States  
Beautiful workmanship! Plays and sounds great. I was surprised to find such quality for a modest price. The customer service was great with prompt replies to all my inquiries.  Shipping was fast and FREE. Very well packaged and arrived in perfect condition. BRAVO Roosebeck and Handcrafted World Instruments!

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Beautiful Lute April 2, 2016
Reviewer: Ray from Tennessee  
Beautiful workmanship! I was really surprised at the quality of this Lute. It looks, sounds and plays like a more expensive instrument! Lute was securely packaged and arrived in perfect condition. Bravo Roosebeck and Handcrafted World Instruments!

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Roosebeck 8-Course Lute, Rosewood & Canadian Spruc October 2, 2015
Reviewer: John Tracey from Yardley, PA United States  
Job well done. Very high quality and very good quality control for a modest price.
Particular highlights:
Flat fretboard with good fret to sting distances.
Nice redesign on the fretboard nut


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