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The Platinum Collection

Celebrate the Platinum Jubilee in style with an instrument from our Platinum Collection of 70 hand-picked star buys fit for royalty!

Our team of specialists in Saltaire and Snape have personally selected their favourite instruments from across our range — recorders of all shapes & sizes, spinets, shawms, crumhorns, viols, oboes, gemshorns, lutes, and many more!

You can now explore this collection with exclusive savings to be had this weekend only and, as always, please contact us for further details about any of our instruments.
  • 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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  • Gold Harp Bundle - Heritage 29-String Minstrel Harp

    Early Music Shop
    from £550.00
    11 reviews

    Our 29-string Minstrel Harp is a substantially built, Celtic lever harp. It is an ideal beginner instrument for people wanting to see how they get ...

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  • Moeck Rottenburgh Alto Recorder in Boxwood

    Moeck
    £445.00
    5 reviews

    The Rottenburgh range is without doubt the world's most successful recorder series and remains one of The Early Music Shop's top sellers. This Rot...

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  • Moeck Rottenburgh Soprano Recorder in Palisander

    Moeck
    £340.00
    3 reviews

    Immensely popular range of recorders originally designed by Friederich von Huene after models by Belgian maker Jean-Hyacinth-Joseph Rottenburgh (1...

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  • EMS Heritage Baroque Guitar

    Early Music Shop
    £995.00

    Our EMS Heritage Baroque guitar was newly designed and launched in 2015 and has been well received. It has a coopered back and sides and is fitted ...

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  • Moeck Rottenburgh Alto Recorder in Rosewood

    Moeck
    £742.50
    2 reviews

    The Rottenburgh range is without doubt the world's most successful recorder series and remains one of The Early Music Shop's top sellers. This Rot...

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  • EMS 30" x 2" Frame Drum with Beater and Fitted Case

    Early Music Shop
    £190.00

    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 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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  • Mollenhauer Denner Soprano Recorder in Olivewood

    Mollenhauer
    £325.00
    4 reviews

    Mollenhauer 5123 Denner soprano c'', olivewood. A sophisticated ensemble set developed after original instruments of Jacob Denner (1681-1735) based...

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  • Kung Superio Tenor Recorder in Olivewood

    Kung
    £1,275.00
    2 reviews

    Küng's Superio series is based on original recorders by Stanesby Jnr. They have a wide, baroque bore which produces a strong sound, rich in overton...

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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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  • Paetzold SOLO Contra Bass Recorder in F inc case by Kunath

    Paetzold by Kunath
    £3,850.00
    2 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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  • 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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  • Hora 4 String Mountain Dulcimer with bag

    Hora
    £195.00
    1 review

    Hora 4 String Mountain Dulcimer with bag

  • Hora Alto Bowed Psaltery with bow, bag and tuning key

    Hora
    £195.00

    Hora Alto 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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  • Tenor Gemshorn by Wiener

    Wiener
    £355.00
    2 reviews

    German maker Peter Wiener produces an extremely well made series of gemshorns from cow or ox horn. The tenor has a chromatic scale with a range of ...

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  • Baroque Oboe after Denner (a=415) by Millyard

    Millyard
    £1,480.00
    2 reviews

    Baroque Oboe after Denner a=415 by English maker Tony Millyard Millyard's oboes are after the Denner model in the metropolitan museum in New York....

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  • Moeck Flauto Rondo Tenor Recorder with Double Key in Maple

    Moeck
    £510.00
    1 review

    Over the years Moeck have been perfecting their student Flauto Rondo range, and the result is reliable, balanced recorders that are easy and enjoya...

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    Medieval Alto Recorder in Maple by Mann

    Terry Mann
    £410.00

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

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  • Premium Bundle - Lu-Mi Master Tenor Viol after Jaye

    Lu-Mi
    from £3,675.00

    Lu Mi Tenor viol after Henry Jaye ca1620 (string length 560mm) made to the highest possible standards. This tenor viol after Henry Jaye is made fro...

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  • Tenor Sackbut by Nartiss

    Nartiss
    £1,250.00

    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 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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  • Oud by The Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £795.00

    Played with a plectrum which was traditionally of an eagle's quill. This fretless oud has six courses and is tuned with wound and nylon strings. In...

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  • Paetzold MASTER Basset (Bass) Recorder in F, laminated birch by Kunath

    Paetzold by Kunath
    £2,225.00

    Bass in f, a=440, laminated birch. Paetzold’s unique instruments are based on the principle of a cranked wooden organ pipe. The design makes use of...

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  • Platinum Harp Bundle - Heritage 36 String 'Meghan' Harp

    Early Music Shop
    from £1,095.00

    Our 36-string Meghan Harp is a substantially built, Celtic lever harp. It is an ideal beginner instrument for people wanting to see how they get o...

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  • Bouzouki by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £425.00

    A popular instrument of Greek and Turkish origin, played with a plectrum. Various tunings possible, the most popular being Cc Ff AA DD (a tone lowe...

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  • Bass Gemshorn by Wiener

    Wiener
    £535.00
    2 reviews

    German maker Peter Wiener produces an extremely well made series of gemshorns from cow or ox horn. The bass has a chromatic scale with a range of a...

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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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  • Küng K4 Alto Recorder in Castello Boxwood

    Kung
    £1,375.00

    The K4 alto recorder convinces with its space-filling sound and a strong sonority in both high and deep registers. K4 stands for: P.I. Bressan, f...

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  • Kung Superio Contra Bass Recorder in Stained Maple

    Kung
    £5,695.00
    1 review

    KUN2822 Küng's Superio series is based on original recorders by Stanesby Jnr. They have a wide, baroque bore which produces a strong sound, rich in...

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  • Premium Bundle - Lu-Mi Master 6 String Bass Viol after Meares

    Lu-Mi
    from £4,350.00

    The Master 6 string Bass Viol after Richard Meares (c.1660). This viol is an ideal bass viol to play all kinds of renaissance and baroque continuo...

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  • Lu Mi Baroque Violin after Stradivarius

    Lu-Mi
    £2,650.00

    This Lu-Mi baroque violin is made after an original by Antonius Stradivarius from 1715.  String length: 328mm Corpus length: 356mm Corpus width: U...

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  • von Huene 'Stanesby Jr' Sixth Flute (a415)

    Von Huene
    £1,300.00

    The "sixth flute", or soprano recorder in d, was a very popular instrument in eighteenth-century England, used extensively in concertos and solo wo...

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  • Wenner Baroque Flute after Grenser in Grenadilla

    Wenner
    £2,100.00

    A baroque flute modelled after August Grenser by renowned maker Martin Wenner. The original flute by Grenser was constructed around 1790 and is in ...

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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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  • Bentside Spinet after Hitchcock by Stephen Robinson

    Stephen Robinson
    £10,995.00

    Stephen Robinson Spinet after Thomas Hitchcock with stand (no. 27) based on Thomas Hitchcock's spinet in the Russell Collection, Edinburgh Univers...

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  • Bentside Spinet after John Player circa 1680 by Roger Murray (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £5,250.00

    PO Ref. PO1058S Bentside Spinet after John Player circa 1680 by Roger Murray 1977 (Previously Owned) in very good condition. Fully restored in 2014...

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  • Bass Cornamuse by Wood (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £675.00

    PO ref. PO1039S Bass Cornamuse by Wood (Previously Owned) in very good condition and with bag. Fully re-voiced by our own in house technician  ....

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    Foot Pump Reed Organ by Early Music Shop..

    Early Music Shop
    £395.00

    The EMS Foot Pumped Reed Organ - with 61 notes - f at modern pitch. This is an ideal and affordable instrument for providing continuo for early mus...

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  • Alto Cornamuse by Eric Moulder (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £595.00

    PO ref. PO0966S Alto Cornamuse by Eric Moulder (Previously Owned) in very good condition and fully re-voiced by our own in house technician - no...

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  • Arnold Dolmetsch Spinet... (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £3,950.00

    PO Ref. PO0894S Arnold Dolmetsch Spinet... (Previously Owned) in very good condition. Fully restored and re-voiced by Peter Barnes.. Delivery can b...

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  • Bass Cornamuse by Moeck (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £695.00

    PO ref. PO0871S Bass Cornamuse by Moeck (Previously Owned) in very good condition and fully re-voiced by our own in house technician - no case ....

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  • Tenor Cornamuse by Eric Moulder (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £595.00

    PO ref. PO0870S Tenor Cornamuse by Eric Moulder (Previously Owned) in very good condition and fully re-voiced by our own in house technician - n...

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  • Medieval Fiddle by Fabio Chiari

    Liuteria Toscana
    £2,295.00

    This medieval fiddle (or vielle) by Fabio Chiari is based on fiddles from around the 12th century. It has been designed from writings and iconogra...

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  • Liuteria Bizzi Viola after Amati 1710

    Bizzi
    £9,650.00

    Liuteria Bizzi Viola after Amati 1710Registered as RA11-18 An exclusive new range of stringed instruments from Liuteria Bizzi, handmade in Italy. 4...

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  • Bizzi French Double Manual Harpsichord 'Goermans-Taskin'

    Bizzi
    £29,995.00

    French double manual harpsichord after 'Goermans-Taskin'. The original instruments upon which Bizzi has based his studies are amongst the most impo...

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  • Erik Martens Spanish Alto Shawm in F

    Erik Martens
    £750.00

    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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