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Decorated lute-back Henry III with capos



**SOLD** Small lute-back hurdy-gurdy after Colson **SOLD**

A lute-back 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.
 


Top view of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo   End clasp view of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo

Keybox detail of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo   Trompette detail on custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo

Capo detail of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo   Tailpiece detail of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo

Inlay detail of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo


 
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**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)
 


Side view of Henry Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo   Side view of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo

Keybox detail of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo   Trompette capo detail on custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo

Rose detail of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo   Overhead view of custom Hurdy Gurdy by Chris Allen and Sabina Kormylo


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