Roosebeck 8-Course Lute, Rosewood & Canadian Spruce

Item Specifications:
Shipping Specifications:
Item #: LT8SRS
MSRP: $939.00
Your Price: $845.10
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Eight course lute with a natural finish. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings. Its body has rosewood flat staves that have white pinstripes in between and the neck, nut, bridge, end peg and tuning pegs/levers are also made out of rosewood. The sound board is made out of Canadian spruce wood and its one sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished rosewood frets on sound board. The bridge is made out of rosewood and has a moustache shape. The tuning method for instrument is the normal 8 course tuning, but varies depending on player preference: (from high to low) G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2. Accessories included are a hard vinyl case (RHCLT) and the book, ‰ÛÏMid-East Learning to Play the Lute" (LUTB). This instrument is made for a right handed player and you can easily attach a strap for playing because of end peg.

Important Specifications:
Body/Bowl:
18 inches in length, 7 inches in width and 12.25 inches in height
Neck at Nut:
2.79 inches in width
Neck at Body Joint:
3.3 inches in width
Nut:
2.79 inches in width, .23 inches in height. Made from rosewood and has string slots
Scale Length:
23.68 inches
*15 rosewood tuning pegs/levers