Builder: Carlo Cecconi, Tarquinia, 2000
Description: very fine baroque lute after C. Hoffman in perfect conditions
String length: 71/74,5; very comfortable action.
Back in figured maple with ebony spacers; soundboard edging in ebony.
Soundboard: spruce. Inlaid fingerboard, neck and pegbox.
Excellent tone and volume, easy to play.
The lute comes with an handmade wooden case in perfect conditions.
A video of me playing this lute can be seen here:
(recorded with a couple of Schoeps cardioid microphones, no added reverb nor effects)
The instrument can be tested in Rome, Italy, but can also be shipped overseas.
EUR 3,500 + shipping and insurance