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EMS Alto Rebec


Dimensions
Height: 53 cm
Width: 12 cm
Depth: 11 cm
Weight: 0.5 kg

Price
£300.00
Availability
Usually ships in 24 hours.
Instrument
Rebec
Media
Instrument
Period
Mediaeval
Maker
Early Music Shop
Code
EMSRA

The EMS alto rebec is an excellent 3 string instrument based on several historic patterns. The body is carved from a single block of wood, there is no soundpost and it has a thin, nasal, penetrating tone. The instrument is supplied in its own hard carrying case and comes with a bow.


EMS Rebec Stringing Schedules


EMS Soprano Rebec 

Vibrating String Length = 285mm (tuned d a e'),

1st string - . e’ -   0.85 - plain gut

2nd string -  a -  1.00 - plain gut

3rd string -  d -   1.50 - plain gut

Approximate sizes:-

Length 486mm x width 111mm x height (inc. bridge) 105mm

 

EMS Alto Rebec 

Vibrating String Length = 335mm (tuned G d a)

1st string - . a -   0.85 - plain gut

2nd string -  d -  1.00 - plain gut

3rd string -  G -   1.50 - plain gut

Approximate sizes:-

Length 570mm x width 130mm x height (inc. bridge) 124mm

 

 

EMS Tenor Rebec 

Vibrating String Length = 420mm (tuned C G d).

1st string - . d -   0.90 - plain gut

2nd string -  G -  1.00 - plain gut

3rd string -  C -   1.50 - plain gut

Approximate sizes:-

Length 718mm x width 163mm x height (inc. bridge) 156mm