Viola da Gambas

Our viols are Back.

bass-gamba

A bass viol based on the same 1536 German painting as our other viols, this instrument has cherry sides and back with a spruce top, walnut neck, maple fingerboard, walnut tailpiece, maple bridge, boxwood nut and synthetic viola da gamba strings.  It has a French polish finish and is currently tuned to an open D.  It has a fixed soundpost and extensive bracing on the soundboard.  A bow based on the ones in the painting is also available at additional cost as is a custom case.  Available for immediate shipping.

$1199.95US

tenor-viol

A tenor viol based on a 1536 German painting of a viola da gamba consort,  this instrument has a more modern construction than the other stringed instruments we sell.  The sides and back are cherry, bent and made in pieces, with a flat spruced soundboard, cherry tailpiece, maple bridge and  fingerboard, walnut neck and synthetic viola da gamba strings.  It has a French polish finish and is currently tuned open G.  (GDgdg’)  The remaining strings from the set can be included and it can be retuned for more modern playing.  It has a nonadjustable soundpost and extensive internal bracing of the soundboard.  A simple custom hard case is available along with a bow based on the same picture, both at additional cost.  Available for immediate shipping.

$949.95US

treble-viol

A treble viol also based on a 1536 German painting of a viola da gamba consort,  this instrument has a more modern construction than the other stringed instruments we sell.  The sides and back are cherry, bent and made in pieces, with a flat spruced soundboard, white oak tailpiece, maple bridge, cherry fingerboard, figured maple neck and synthetic viola da gamba strings with a high gut D string.  It has a French polish finish and is currently tuned open D (DAdad’).  It has a non adjustable soundpost and extensive internal soundboard bracing.  The remaining strings from the set can be included with the instrument so that it can be returned to suit the player.  A simple custom hard case and a bow based on the original painting are available at additional cost.  Available for immediate shipping.

SOLD