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Historical & Re-enactment Instruments

Celebrate the 4th July weekend with the EMS range of historical & re-enactment instruments, both ready to play and in kit form. Drums, percussion, brass and strings, all in stock and available for immediate dispatch. 55 selected instruments with up to 25% off

Offer starts 18.00 (BST) on Friday 3rd July and ends 23.59 (PT) on Sunday 5th July. Offer available on selected instruments while stock lasts.
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    EMS Tenor Rebec with Semi Rigid Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £425.00
    1 review

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

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    EMS Double Cymbal Timbrel

    Early Music Shop
    £45.00

    A re-enactment medieval timbrel with double cymbals, using only the best quality calf skins. For more details or further information, please do no...

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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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    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Medieval Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £215.00
    1 review

    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Short Shell Medieval Drum with drum stickSize: 10" Diameter x 11" Tall This re-enactment medieval drum uses only the best quality c...

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    EMS 10 String Lyre Harp

    Early Music Shop
    £135.00

    This 10 string lyre harp is made from solid beech wood with a solid spruce soundboard and has metal strings. It can be tuned to a variety of scales...

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    EMS Soprano Rebec Kit with case

    Early Music Shop
    £295.00
    1 review

    The Early Music Shop soprano rebec kit is an inexpensive 3 string instrument based on several historic patterns. The body is pre-carved from a sing...

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    EMS Serpent in C by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £1,895.00

    EMS Harding Serpent - Our grateful thanks go to David Harding for allowing us to continue production of his extremely popular Harding Serpent since...

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    EMS 9" Tabor Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £55.00

    A re-enactment medieval tabor kit with single snare, using only the best quality calf skins. Supplied with beater. Optional carrying bag available:...

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    Cornetto in G by Monk a=440 (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £850.00

    PO ref. PO0071S Cornetto in G by Monk @ A440 with offset holes - no case - made from fruit wood and bound with leather. Supplied without mouthpiec...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticks

    Early Music Shop
    £325.00

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticksSize: 13.5" Diameter x 19" Tall A re-enactment renaissance drum with wooden hoops, us...

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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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    EMS 9" x 4.5" Tabor Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £75.00
    3 reviews

    A re-enactment medieval tabor with single snare, using only the best quality calf skins. The two skin heads are tied to a wooden frame with hemp ro...

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    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Medieval Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £315.00

    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Medieval Drum with drum stickSize: 18" Diameter x 13.5" Tall This re-enactment medieval drum uses only the best qual...

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    EMS Alto Rebec with Semi Rigid Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £395.00
    1 review

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

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    Eric Moulder Renaissance Soprano Shawm In C

    Eric Moulder
    £935.00

    Eric Moulder Renaissance Soprano Shawm In C. The design for the shawm by Eric Moulder is based upon one which can be clearly seen in a painting by...

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    EMS Large Kinnor 10 String Lyre by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £195.00

    This 10-string lyre harp is based on "King David's Harp" and can be tuned to a variety of scales and tunings. Supplied with a padded canvas case an...

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    EMS Single Cymbal Timbrel by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £40.00

    A re-enactment medieval timbrel with single cymbals, using only the best quality calf skins. For more details or further information, please do no...

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    EMS Alto Rebec Kit with case

    Early Music Shop
    £295.00

    The Early Music Shop alto rebec kit is an inexpensive 3 string instrument based on several historic patterns. The body is pre-carved from a single ...

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    EMS 12" x 4.5" Tabor with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £95.00
    1 review

    A re-enactment medieval tabor with single snare, using only the best quality calf skins. The two skin heads are tied to a wooden frame with hemp ro...

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    Eric Moulder Renaissance Tenor Shawm In C

    Eric Moulder
    £2,140.00
    1 review

    Eric Moulder Renaissance Tenor Shawm In C. The design for the shawm by Eric Moulder is based upon one which can be clearly seen in a painting by H...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Medieval Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £265.00

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Medieval Drum with drum stickSize: 13.5" Diameter x 13.5" Tall This re-enactment medieval drum uses only the best q...

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    EMS 6" x 9" Medieval Tabret with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £115.00

    A re-enactment mediaeval drum using only the best quality calf skins. This cylindrical drum has two heads, one with a snare. When the drum head is ...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Medieval Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £325.00

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Medieval Drum with drum stickSize: 13.5" Diameter x 19" Tall  This re-enactment medieval drum uses only the best quali...

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    Cornetto in G by John McCann a=466 (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £825.00

    PO ref. PO0069S Cornetto in G by John McCann @ A466 - no case - made from fruit wood and bound with leather. Supplied without mouthpiece, but thes...

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    Alto in G Cornetto with key by John McCann (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £1,250.00

    PO ref. PO0068S  Alto in G Cornetto with key by John McCann (six fingers with lowest note F with the key ) - no case - made from fruit wood and bo...

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    Eric Moulder Spanish Soprano Shawm In C

    Eric Moulder
    £695.00

    Eric Moulder Spanish soprano shawm in c . The design for this shawm by Eric Moulder is based upon one which can be clearly seen in a painting by H...

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    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticks

    Early Music Shop
    £215.00

    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticksSize: 10" Diameter x 11" Tall A re-enactment renaissance drum with wooden hoops,...

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    Soprano Rauschpfeife from the Korber Workshop (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £675.00

    PO ref. PO0174S Soprano Rauschpfeife from the Korber Workshop in good condition - no case. Made in The Korber Workshop by William Ring and fully r...

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    EMS 14" Tabor Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £75.00

    A re-enactment medieval tabor kit with single snare, using only the best quality calf skins. Supplied with beater. Optional carrying bag available...

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    EMS 14" x 4.5" Tabor Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £110.00
    3 reviews

    A re-enactment medieval tabor with single snare, using only the best quality calf skins. The two skin heads are tied to a wooden frame with hemp ro...

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    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticks

    Early Music Shop
    £265.00

    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticksSize: 18" Diameter x 13.5" Tall A re-enactment renaissance drum kit using natura...

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    Sopranino Rauschpfeife from the Korber Workshop (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £550.00

    PO ref. PO0173S Sopranino Rauschpfeife from the Korber Workshop in good condition - no case. Made in The Korber Workshop by William Ring and fully...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticks

    Early Music Shop
    £195.00

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticksSize: 13.5" Diameter x 13.5" Tall A re-enactment renaissance drum kit using na...

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    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticks

    Early Music Shop
    £135.00

    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticksSize: 10" Diameter x 11" Tall A re-enactment renaissance drum kit using natu...

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    EMS 6" x 9" Medieval Tabret Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £95.00

    A re-enactment mediaeval tabret kit using natural calf skins. The kit is supplied with the shell pre-jointed. Follow the simple instructions and le...

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    Cornetto in G by Monk a=466 (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £895.00

    PO ref. PO0070S Cornetto in G by Monk @ A466 - no case - made from fruit wood and bound with leather. Supplied without mouthpiece, but these are a...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £265.00

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Renaissance Drum Kit with drum sticksSize: 13.5" Diameter x 19" Tall  A re-enactment renaissance drum kit using natura...

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    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticks

    Early Music Shop
    £315.00

    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticksSize: 18" Diameter x 13.5" Tall  A re-enactment renaissance drum with wooden hoops, ...

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    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £265.00

    EMS 18" Ø x 13.5" Large Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stickSize: 18" diameter x 13.5" tall A re-enactment mediaeval drum kit using natural calf...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £265.00

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 19" Long Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stickSize: 13.5" Diameter x 19" Tall A re-enactment mediaeval drum kit using natural calf...

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    Cornetto or Straight Cornettino a=440 (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £350.00

    PO ref. PO0076S Cornetto or Straight Cornettino - make unknown @ A440 - no case - made from fruit or dark wood. Supplied without mouthpiece, but t...

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    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £195.00
    1 review

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stickSize: 13.5" Diameter x 13.5" Tall A re-enactment mediaeval drum kit using natural ...

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    Eric Moulder Renaissance Sopranino Shawm in F

    Eric Moulder
    £575.00

    Eric Moulder Renaissance Sopranino Shawm in F. The design for the shawm by Eric Moulder is based upon one which can be clearly seen in a painting ...

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    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £135.00

    EMS 10" Ø x 11" Small Short Shell Medieval Drum Kit with drum stickSize: 10" Diameter x 11" Tall  A re-enactment mediaeval drum kit using natural c...

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    EMS 5 String Mountain Dulcimer in Lacewood with Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £195.00
    1 review

    There are as many shapes and styles of dulcimers as there are players and mountain craftsmen. The EMS Appalachian dulcimer is more refined than som...

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    10" Naker Drums (pair) with beaters by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £175.00

    10" Naker Drums (pair) with beaters by Early Music Shop This pair of re-enactment medieval naker drums uses only the best quality calf skins. Two h...

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    EMS Serpent in C - 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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