Strings – 283 items
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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.

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Rebec Kit
The EMS alto rebec kit is an inexpensive 3 string instrument based on several historic patterns.
Bass Viol Kit

A well designed bass viol kit after Barak Norman c1710 which builds into an excellent instrument.

By Hora

Hora prima balalaika 3 string

By Hora

Hora Alto Psaltery Bowed Including Bow And Padded Bag

Psaltery Instrument
By Hora

Hora Melody Harp - (small plucked psaltery) with tunes

Treble Viol Kit

A well designed treble viol kit after Henry Jaye c1629 which builds into an excellent instrument.

Psaltery Kit
Alto bowed psaltery with bow and tuning lever.
Tenor bowed psaltery with bow, case and tuning lever.
Lute Instrument
By Haddock
Haddock 8 Course Lute after Hieber
Lyre Instrument

This Mitre lyre harp has 16 metal strings.