Roosebeck Descant Lute, 7-Course, Nylon Gig Bag
Roosebeck Descant Lute, 7-Course
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List Price $799.00
Sale Price $639.90

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An EXTRA String Set Included FREE

The Roosebeck 7-course Descant Lute is a beautiful short necked lute. The term, Descant, refers to its size; placing this lute just above the alto lutes. It has 13 nylon strings in 7 courses with a scale length of 19.75" (500mm). Suggested tuning is: G4, D4/D4, A3/A3, F3/F3, C4/C3, G3/G2, F3/F2. The body has a classic bowl back fashioned from lacewood staves. There are eight tied nylon frets on a lacewood neck that features a sheesham fret board. The peg box is beautifully decorated lacewood with sheesham tuners. The soundboard is made of European spruce with a sheesham bridge and sheesham end pin. Padded Gig Bag, Extra String Set Included. Free Shipping.

Specifications: Body/Bowl : 17.5 inches in length, 6.5 inches in width and 12.25 inches in height Neck at Nut : 2.12 inches in width Neck at Body Joint : 2.62 inches in width Nut : 2.12 inches in width Strings at the Nut : 1.75 inches in width Strings at Bridge : 3 inches in width Scale Length : 23.62 inches (60cm) 11 walnut tuning pegs

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5 of 5 What a great purchase! October 17, 2017
Reviewer: Amateur Lutenist from New York, United States  
I recently became seriously interested in playing the lute. Naturally, I began hunting around on the Internet for information and prices. After considering (and saving) for some time, I finally decided to buy this particular lute. I was a little bit nervous since I've never ordered from this company before, but I should not have been! I received the lute less than a week later in perfect condition. Since then, I have spent much time learning and enriching myself. It is a beautifully made instrument and I love how it sounds. Thank you Handcrafted World Instruments for a wonderful instrument and wonderful service!

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