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Hidden Gems at EMS

As well as the more familiar lutes and recorders, the EMS catalogue includes many lesser known but just as fascinating instruments! EMS owner Chris Butler chooses a dozen or so examples, all currently on show in our recently opened Snape Maltings showroom and available for immediate collection or delivery.
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    EMS Serpent Special Leather Bound Edition by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £2,395.00

    EMS Serpent in C - Special Leather Bound Edition by Early Music Shop - Our grateful thanks go to David Harding for allowing us to continue producti...

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    Paetzold SOLO Great Bass Recorder in c by Kunath

    Paetzold by Kunath
    £2,195.00
    3 reviews

    This new series of Paetzold recorders combines 40 years of experience with innovative design and techniques. Recorders in the Solo recorder range a...

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    Eric Moulder Soprano Rauschpfeife in C

    Eric Moulder
    £775.00

    Eric Moulder Soprano Rauschpfeife in C. Rauschpfeife are instruments with a very powerful sound, similar to a shawm, which will project well in an...

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    Tenor Sackbutt by Nartiss

    Nartiss
    £1,100.00

    Nartiss tenor sackbut Bb at a=440 including case and extra a=415 tuning slide - lacquered finish.  The Early Music Shop is excited to introduce the...

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    Erik Martens Spanish Alto Shawm in F

    Erik Martens
    £650.00

    Erik Martens has been playing the tenor shawm since 2008 as a member of the Colchester Waits. Our good friend John Hanchet generously offered him ...

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    EMS Theorbo with Padded Bag by The Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £1,895.00
    3 reviews

    We are grateful to David Parsons, the well known lutenist, for his guidance and help in creating this remarkably inexpensive theorbo (bass lute). T...

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    Mihály Vrábel - Renaissance Style Hurdy Gurdy

    Mihaly Vrabel
    £1,095.00

    Mihály Vrábel - Renaissance Style Hurdy Gurdy - a fairly rustic hand made 4 string hurdy gurdy with trompette, but fully functional and keenly pr...

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    EMS Heritage Renaissance Guitar

    Early Music Shop
    £795.00

    EMS Heritage Renaissance Guitar - an inexpensive renaissance guitar from The Early Music Shop.  Renaissance Guitar Tuning:   A440. String Length: ...

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    Oud by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £695.00

    Played with a plectrum which was traditionally of an eagles quill. This fretless oud has six courses and is tuned in unison with wound and nylon st...

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    EMS Fiddle Medieval - E.A.D.G

    Early Music Shop
    £650.00

    EMS Fiddle Medieval - E.A.D.G - an inexpensive medieval fiddle made from solid wood through out and includes a semi-rigid padded bag.  

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    EMS Soprano Rebec with Semi Rigid Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £375.00
    2 reviews

    The Early Music Shop soprano rebec is an excellent 3 string instrument based on several historic patterns. The body is carved from a single block o...

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    Hora Tenor Bowed Psaltery with bow, bag and tuning key

    Hora
    £197.50

    Hora Tenor Bowed Psaltery with bow, bag and tuning key - made from solid maple with a sitka spruce soundboard and laminated maple/birch back.  This...

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    EMS 30" x 2" Frame Drum with Beater

    Early Music Shop
    £125.00

    This frame drum by the Early Music Shop is 30" by 2", made with a solid wooden bent hoop, natural calf skin and includes a traditional style leathe...

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