String Instruments at the Early Music Shop
Browse our early string instruments, from lutes to lyres, from harps to hurdy-gurdies… For individual strings and string sets, click here.
EMS Plucked Psaltery
Lu Mi 6 string bass viol after Richard Meares ca1660 (string length 695mm).
The Mitre mini Kinnor harp has 10 nylon strings. Height 16".
EMS Plucked Psaltery Kit
Made from walnut the EMS 8 string knee harp is strung in nylon and has beautiful Celtic interlace carving on both side of the soundbox.
EMS Heritage 8-course Lute after Hieber
EMS Oud. Played with a plectrum which was traditionally of an eagles quill.
This EMS lyre harp has 10 metal strings and a solid spruce soundboard
EMS 17 String Knee Harp
EMS Gothic Style Harp with 19 nylon strings, made from walnut and with a spruce soundboard.