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Morillo 4 String Chromatic Symphony + Trompette


Price
£1,315.00
Availability
Please contact us to order
Instrument
Symphony, Hurdy-Gurdy
Media
Instrument
Period
Mediaeval
Maker
Morillo
Code
MORS4CT



The name Symphony (or symphonia) was first applied to instruments resembling hurdy gurdies in the 13th and 14th centuries. They typically have 3 or 4 strings, two of which are drones, and are more simple in their design and appearance. From the workshops of Morillo an excellent chromatic symphony with 4 strings and trompette. Taken from the Cantigas de Sta Maria codex, Spain, XIII century. Soundbox made from cedar and soundboard made from cypress. Chanterelles (melody strings) g, Gross bourdon (drone string) G below chanterelles, Petite bourdon (drone string) D above middle C.


Optional Extra - Fully Fitted/Shaped Hard Case by Kingham