Instrument #32

6 Course Alto Renaissance Lute

Made by: Larry K. Brown
Year Made: 1982
Tuning: Renaissance Tenor in G
Pitch: A440
Mensur: 54.3
Monthly Rental Fee: $55 (USD)
Deposit: $300 (USD)
Donated by: Mary O'Brien in memory of Pat O'Brien


Note: Although the size of an alto lute in A, this instrument is strung for tuning in G, i.e.  g’ = 392 Hz. It would be very suitable for a player with small hands, who might find a longer string-length difficult to manage.