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The Vielle

The vielle, or medieval fiddle, was one of the most popular instruments during the medieval period. This is clear from the huge amounts of iconography that exists from the time, including a wealth of paintings and frescos. Learn more about the vielle >
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    Introducing...The Vielle: A Practical Start to the Instrument

    EMS Publications
    £19.95
    2 reviews

    About this tutor book In this modern tutorial, Clare Salaman introduces the Vielle — also known as the ‘Medieval Fiddle’ — with a progressive selec...

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    Bow for Medieval String Instruments

    Trouvere Music Works
    £65.00
    1 review

    Medieval bow suitable for rebecs and medieval fiddles. They are made of white oak and have black horse hair.

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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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    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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    "Mary Rose" Medieval Fiddle with a Raised Bridge

    Trouvere Music Works
    £395.00

    This medieval fiddle is based one of the two fiddles that were recovered from hold of the Mary Rose. It has been designed with modern string playe...

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    Medieval Fiddle by Fabio Chiari

    Liuteria Toscana
    £1,425.00

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

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    Marco Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle - Strasbourg model

    Salerno
    £995.00

    Marco Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle - Strasbourg model - a hand crafted medieval fiddle with decoration by Marco Salerno and with a fulled bodie...

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    4 String Soprano Rebec (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £350.00

    PO ref. PO0465S 4 String Soprano Rebec or small fiddle (Previously Owned) with wooden case - no bow, but in very good condition.   For more det...

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    Trapezoidal Violin by S. Titchmarsh (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £450.00

    PO ref. PO0281S Trapezoidal Violin by S. Titchmarsh - in good condition and with case. Made in the late 80's/early 90's as an experiment.  For m...

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    "Mary Rose" Medieval Fiddle with a Flat Bridge

    Trouvere Music Works
    £350.00

    This medieval fiddle is based one of the two fiddles that were recovered from hold of the Mary Rose.  This fiddle has a solid poplar body with a sp...

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    Medieval Fiddle after a 14th Century Fresco by Roberto Montagna

    Liuteria Toscana
    £3,495.00

    This medieval fiddle (vielle) is made by Italian luthier Roberto Montagna. It is based on a study of the fresco by Andrea Bonaiuti, made in 1365, o...

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    Medieval Fiddle after da Vinci by Fabio Chiari

    Liuteria Toscana
    £2,395.00

    This medieval fiddle (vielle or lira) is made by Italian master luthier Fabio Chiari. Its design is inspired by an instrument made by Leonardo da V...

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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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    Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle

    Salerno
    £850.00

    Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle - a hand crafted medieval fiddle by Marco Salerno. A typical simplified design, but with a fulled bodied resonant ...

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