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Renaissance & Medieval Collection

Discover our Medieval & Renaissance Collection of lutes, recorders, historical reenactment drums, pipes, shawms, crumhorns and more with exclusive savings to be had until Sunday 10 July at 23.59 PT!
  • Gold Lute Bundle - EMS Heritage 8 Course Renaissance Lute after Hieber

    Early Music Shop
    from £895.00
    15 reviews

      This popular, affordable student lute from the Early Music Shop is made after original lutes by Hieber. It is an ideal instrument for a beginner...

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  • 7-Course Renaissance Lute by the Early Music Shop

    Silver Lute Bundle - EMS Heritage 7 Course Renaissance Lute after Hieber

    Early Music Shop
    from £850.00
    14 reviews

    Introducing the Heritage 7 course Renaissance Lute after Hieber by the Early Music Shop. This student instrument is an affordable, good-quality re...

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  • Bronze Lute Bundle - EMS Heritage 6 Course Renaissance Lute after Hieber

    Early Music Shop
    from £795.00
    13 reviews

    Our student 6 course lute is designed after an original by Hieber. It is an affordable, good-quality renaissance lute perfect for beginners. A 6 co...

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    EMS Double Cymbal Timbrel

    Early Music Shop
    £45.00
    2 reviews

    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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  • EMS 9" x 4.5" Tabor Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £95.00
    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 Mini Kinnor 10 String Lyre in Rosewood by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £79.50
    2 reviews

    This mini 10 string lyre harp is based on "King David's Harp" and can be tuned to a variety of scales and tunings. Fitted with nylon strings. Suppl...

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  • EMS 12" x 4.5" Tabor with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £125.00
    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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  • EMS 16 String Lyre Harp

    Early Music Shop
    £245.00
    1 review

    This 16 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 29 String Gothic Harp with padded bag

    Early Music Shop
    £695.00
    6 reviews

    The EMS 29 string Gothic Harp is an inexpensive, but substantially built gothic harp. This harp is an ideal instrument for those wanting to explore...

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  • EMS 10 String Lyre Harp

    Early Music Shop
    £195.00

    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 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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  • Monk Cornetto in G @ A440 - Leather/Resin by Jeremy West

    Monk
    £435.00
    1 review

    Monk Cornetto in G @ A440 -  Leather/Resin by Jeremy West - includes New Dutch Acorn Mouthpiece and Padded Bag The late Christopher Monk's legacy ...

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  • EMS 14" x 2" Frame Drum with Beater

    Early Music Shop
    £75.00

    This frame drum by the Early Music Shop is 14" by 2", made with a solid wooden bent hoop, natural calf skin and includes a traditional style leathe...

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  • EMS 22 String Lute Harp - with padded bag and tuning key

    Early Music Shop
    £295.00
    3 reviews

    EMS 22 String Lute Harp is made of a rosewood frame with a laminated soundboard and back to a typical Celtic design. The lute harp is nylon strung...

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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 Soprano Rebec with Semi Rigid Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £425.00
    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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  • EMS Alto Rebec with Semi Rigid Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £450.00
    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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  • EMS 19 String Gothic Harp with padded bag

    Early Music Shop
    £495.00

    The 19 string Gothic Harp is an inexpensive, but substantially built gothic harp. This harp is an ideal instrument for those wanting to explore me...

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  • EMS Tenor Rebec with Semi Rigid Padded Case

    Early Music Shop
    £475.00
    2 reviews

    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 14" x 4.5" Tabor Drum with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £140.00
    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" x 2" Frame Drum with Beater

    Early Music Shop
    £85.00

    This frame drum by the Early Music Shop is 18" by 2", made with a solid wooden bent hoop, natural calf skin and includes a traditional style leathe...

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  • EMS Theorbo with Padded Bag by The Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £2,150.00
    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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  • 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 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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  • Monk Cornettino in C @ A440 - Leather/Resin by Jeremy West

    Monk
    £415.00
    2 reviews

    Monk Cornettino in C @ A440 - Leather/Resin by Jeremy West - includes New Dutch Acorn Mouthpiece and Padded Bag The late Christopher Monk's legacy ...

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

    Early Music Shop
    £265.00
    2 reviews

    EMS 13.5" Ø x 13.5" Short Shell Renaissance Drum with drum sticksSize: 13.5" Diameter x 13.5" Tall A re-enactment renaissance drum with wooden hoop...

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  • EMS 22" x 2" Frame Drum with Beater

    Early Music Shop
    £95.00

    This frame drum by the Early Music Shop is 22" by 2", made with a solid wooden bent hoop, natural calf skin and includes a traditional style leathe...

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  • Garland Tabor Pipe in Low G by Susato - S-Series (larger bore)

    Susato
    £57.50
    2 reviews

    Garland Tabor Pipe in Low G by Susato - S-Series (larger bore)This inexpensive plastic tabor pipe is made by Susato in the US. It is attractively m...

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  • EMS Heritage Renaissance Guitar

    Early Music Shop
    £850.00

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

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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 6" x 9" Medieval Tabret with drum stick

    Early Music Shop
    £115.00
    1 review

    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 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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  • 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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  • 14th Century style Medieval Fiddle

    Trouvere Music Works
    £350.00

    Based on 13th to 15th C examples, but particularly the 14th C picture shown, this fiddle has a full violin scale length.  These fiddles have a shal...

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  • Medieval Sopranino Recorder in Maple by Mann

    Terry Mann
    £255.00
    3 reviews

    Terry Mann Medieval Sopranino Recorder in Maple - based on a surviving medieval recorder, also made in maple, found in Elblag in Poland.  Fingerin...

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  • Kobliczek Renaissance Alto Flute (in G)

    Kobliczek
    £325.00

    Kobliczek flute renaissance alto in g. The Kobliczek workshops under the guidance of Christoph Hammann produce a range of renaissance flutes in sta...

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  • Kobliczek Renaissance Alto in Maple

    Kobliczek
    £525.00

    This Renaissance model is based on drawings taken from 'Syntagma Musicum' (1618) by Michael Praetorius. Kobliczek recorders are made by German make...

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  • 15th Century style Medieval Fiddle

    Trouvere Music Works
    £395.00

    This medieval fiddle (or vielle) is very resonant with a versatile playing volume. It is made with a solid poplar body, spruce soundboard, walnut f...

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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.   Vibrating ...

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  • Kobliczek Renaissance Tenor Flute (in D)

    Kobliczek
    £465.00
    1 review

    Kobliczek flute renaissance tenor d. The Kobliczek workshops under the guidance of Christoph Hammann produce a range of renaissance flutes in stain...

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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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  • "Cantigas de Santa Maria" style Citole

    Trouvere Music Works
    £450.00

    These inexpensive citoles are based on the Cantigas de Santa Maria. These instruments have an exceptional tone and resonance.  They have a solid po...

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  • Kobliczek Renaissance Garklein in Maple

    Kobliczek
    £215.00

    This Renaissance model is based on drawings taken from 'Syntagma Musicum' (1618) by Michael Praetorius. Kobliczek recorders are made by German make...

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  • Kobliczek Renaissance Soprano in Maple

    Kobliczek
    £415.00
    1 review

    This Renaissance model is based on drawings taken from 'Syntagma Musicum' (1618) by Michael Praetorius. Kobliczek recorders are made by German make...

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  • EMS Bass Cornamuse

    Early Music Shop
    £925.00

    We are delighted to introduce a new range of cornamuse, the first of a series of exciting new projects between EMS and Jo Kunath. The cornamuse is ...

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  • EMS Tenor Cornamuse

    Early Music Shop
    £750.00
    1 review

    We are delighted to introduce a new range of cornamuse, the first of a series of exciting new projects between EMS and Jo Kunath. The cornamuse is ...

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  • Monk Cornetto in G @ A466 - Leather/Resin by Jeremy West

    Monk
    £435.00
    1 review

    Monk Cornetto in G @ A466 -  Leather/Resin by Jeremy West - includes New Dutch Acorn Mouthpiece and Padded Bag The late Christopher Monk's legacy ...

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  • Kobliczek Renaissance Soprano Flute (in D)

    Kobliczek
    £225.00

    Kobliczek flute renaissance soprano in d. The Kobliczek workshops under the guidance of Christoph Hammann produce a range of well made renaissance ...

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