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World Fiddle Day at The Early Music Shop

To mark World Fiddle Day tomorrow, we have put together a special collection of bowed string instruments, bows and essential accessories, both new and previously-owned: violins, violas and cellos from distinguished makers such as Bizzi, Lu-Mi and Ceske; viols by Lu-Mi and others; mutes by Emma Alter; bows by Landwehr, Lu-Mi and others; and more!

All items are individually priced this weekend only until Sunday 22 May at 23.59 PT.
  • "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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  • 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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  • Tenor Viol or Baroque Viola Bow by Lu-Mi

    Lu-Mi
    £375.00

    Exceptionally finely crafted and beautifully balanced snakewood bow, perfect for both baroque viola and tenor viol. Weight: 63.5g  Length: 705mm

  • 6-string Bass Viol Bow by Lu-Mi

    Lu-Mi
    £375.00
    2 reviews

    Exceptionally finely crafted and beautifully balanced snakewood bow, perfect for 6-string bass viols. Weight: 77.5g  Length: 730mm

  • 7-string Bass Viol or Baroque Cello Bow by Lu-Mi

    Lu-Mi
    £375.00
    1 review

    Exceptionally finely crafted and beautifully balanced snakewood bow, perfect for both baroque cello and 7-string bass viol. Weight: 78.5g  Length...

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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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  • 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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  • 14th Century style Rebec

    Trouvere Music Works
    £345.00

    Based on instruments from the 11th through the 14th C, this rebec has good resonance without being really loud.  It has a solid poplar body with a ...

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  • Baroque Cello Bow by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £299.00

    Well-balanced snakewood bow in an early 18th Century style. Weight = 78g; Length 72cm. Hair width at frog = 8mm.  

  • Baroque Viola Bow by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £299.00

    Well-balanced and lightweight (62g) snakewood bow in an early 18th Century style. 70.5cm long. Hair width at frog = 7mm.

  • IKA Light Violin Case

    IKA
    £295.00

    Extremely light fibre glass violin case from IKA. Attractively designed yet hard and robust, they are the lightest cases in our catalogue. Thermoi...

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  • Mettal Tenor Viol/Baroque Viola Bow (Previously Owned)

    Previously Owned
    £295.00

    PO Ref. PO0331S Mettal Tenor Viol/Baroque Viola Bow (Previously Owned) - in excellent condition For more details about this or any other Previou...

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    Tomasz Czypul - 4 or 5 String Medieval Fiddle Semi Rigid Hard Case

    Czypul
    £275.00

    Tomasz Czypul -  4 or 5 String Medieval Fiddle Semi Rigid Hard Case - a light weight canvas covered semi rigid hard case suitable for Tomasz Czypul...

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  • Baroque Viola Case by Lu-Mi

    Lu-Mi
    £160.00

    Lu Mi hard case for baroque viola. A light and robust case with carrying straps (back-pack style).

  • Baroque Violin Case by Lu-Mi

    Lu-Mi
    £135.00

    Lu Mi hard case for baroque violin. A light and robust case with carrying straps (back-pack style).

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    EMS Rebec Bow - suitable for most rebecs

    Early Music Shop
    £75.00

    A simple nylon strung bow designed for rebecs.

  • Bow for Medieval String Instruments

    Trouvere Music Works
    £65.00
    2 reviews

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

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    Long Fixed Frog 77cm Bow for Early Strings by Early Music Shop

    Early Music Shop
    £65.00

    Simple fixed frog bow strung with nylon suitable for most early stringed instruments. Length: 77cm Weight (approx.): 42-45g

  • Viol/Double Bass Mute by Alter

    Emma Alter
    £47.50

    A new sound world emerges when the mute slides on: An Alter mute sounds special, not just quieter.  Players rave about them, Emma’s favourite testi...

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  • Baroque Cello Mute by Alter

    Emma Alter
    £36.50

    A new sound world emerges when the mute slides on: An Alter mute sounds special, not just quieter.  Players rave about them, Emma’s favourite testi...

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  • Baroque Viola Mute by Alter

    Emma Alter
    £26.50

    A new sound world emerges when the mute slides on: An Alter mute sounds special, not just quieter.  Players rave about them, Emma’s favourite testi...

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  • Baroque Violin Mute by Alter

    Emma Alter
    £24.50

    A new sound world emerges when the mute slides on: An Alter mute sounds special, not just quieter.  Players rave about them, Emma’s favourite testi...

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  • Melos Rosin for Tenor Viol & Viola

    Melos
    £17.50

    Melos Rosin for Tenor Viol & Viola - Melos Rosins are specifically formulated to suit most early baroque, renaissance and medieval instruments...

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  • Melos Rosin for Treble Viol & Baroque Violin

    Melos
    £17.50
    1 review

    Melos Rosin for Treble Viol & Baroque Violin - Melos Rosins are specifically formulated to suit most early baroque, renaissance and medieval in...

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  • Melos Rosin for Bass Viol & Cello

    Melos
    £17.50
    1 review

    Melos Rosin for Bass Viol & Cello - Melos Rosins are specifically formulated to suit most early baroque, renaissance and medieval instruments s...

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  • Aquila Rosin - suitable for most early stringed instruments

    Aquila
    £14.95
    4 reviews

    Aquila Rosin -  a general purpose rosin specifically suitable for most baroque, renaissance and medieval instruments such as the violin, viola, cel...

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