New lute for sale
We have a brand new 6-course after Gerle for sale. You can find more details, including pictures and a sound sample here.
Martin performed a concert of readings and lute music in Oxford, UK, on 16th July. You can read his report on the blog.
New Top Tips video
In this latest short film, Martin describes some of the common problems encountered when tuning the lute and offers solutions and general advice – see right.
On 18th March Martin gave lectures on “practical aspects of lutemaking” and “historical perspectives”, at the Cordefactum festival at Mechelen in Belgium. Read about his visit here.
Martin’s review of The Lute in the Dutch Golden Age: Musical Culture in the Netherlands: 1580-1670, by Jan W.J. Burgers, appears in the latest issue of the Galpin Society Journal (LXVIII).