Viols

Pardessus de viol in g after Henry Jaye ca. 1620

This model is scaled down from the treble viol of Jaye.


String length: 310-315 mm
Corpus length: 320 mm
Corpus width: Up 155 mm / Mid 113 mm / Low 195 mm


Treble viol after Henry Jaye ca. 1620

The smaller of the two Lu-Mi treble viol models. The top gives a sweet tone. The bass register is not so good with all plain gut strings.


String length: 366 mm
Corpus length: 362 mm
Corpus width: Up 173 mm / Mid 120 mm / Low 211 mm


Treble viol after John Hoskins 1609, large model

The larger of the two Lu-Mi treble viol models. It is ideal for all plain gut strings.


String length: 400 mm
Corpus length: 384 mm
Corpus width: Up 190 mm / Mid 156 mm / Low 211.5 mm


Tenor viol after Henry Jaye ca. 1620

The smaller of the two Lu-Mi tenor viol models. The bass register is not so good with all plain gut strings.


String length: 560 mm
Corpus length: 535 mm
Corpus width: Up 250 mm / Mid 177 mm / Low 308 mm


6 string bass viol after Barak Norman 1692

This model is the smallest Lu-Mi bass viol. It fits well for lyra viol purposes, and it is easy to play with smaller hands.


String length: 658 mm
Corpus length: 633 mm
Corpus width: Up 279 mm / Mid 204 mm / Low 332 mm


6 string bass viol after Richard Meares ca. 1660

This model is the best all-round 6 string bass viol to play all kind of repertoire.

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String length: 693 mm
Corpus length: 664 mm
Corpus width: Up 304 mm / Mid 220 mm / Low 365 mm


6 string consort bass viol after Henry Jaye ca. 1620

This model is ideal for consort music, but since the string is so long it can be more difficult to play double stops or chords. It plays well with all gut strings.


String length: 745 mm
Corpus length: 715 mm
Corpus width: Up 340 mm / Mid 236 mm / Low 413 mm


7 string bass viol after Nicolas Bertrand 1704

This model is ideal for solos but it plays well also as a continuo instrument.



7 string bass viol after Nicolas Bertrand 1720, large model

This model is ideal for continuo purposes, but it fits well also for solos.

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String length: 725 mm
Corpus length: 715 mm
Corpus width: Up 340 mm / Mid 246 mm / Low 413 mm