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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 >
  • "Mary Rose" Medieval Fiddle with a Raised Bridge

    "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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  • "Mary Rose" Medieval Fiddle with a Flat Bridge

    "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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  • 15th Century style Medieval Fiddle

    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

    14th Century style Medieval Fiddle

    Trouvere Music Works
    £350.00

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

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  • Medieval Fiddle after a 14th Century Fresco by Roberto Montagna

    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 by Fabio Chiari

    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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  • Medieval Fiddle after da Vinci by Fabio Chiari

    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

    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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  • Marco Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle - Strasbourg model

    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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  • Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle

    Salerno 4 String Medieval Fiddle

    Salerno
    £835.00

    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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