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Stringing Chart for EMS Heritage Lutes and Guitars

We've put together a stringing chart for our EMS Heritage Lutes and Guitar. This chart can be used as a guide for other renaissance lutes and baroque guitars, but we always recommend using a string calculator or getting advice from the maker.

Renaissance Lutes - Aquila Nylgut/Wound Strings:

Note  6-Course 7-Course 8-Course Unison Octave
g' 1 1 1 42NG -
d' 2 2 2 48NG -
a 3 3 3 64NG -
f 4 4 4 82NG / 88D 40NG
C 5 5 5 108D 52NG
G 6 6 6 150D 70NG
F - - 7 165D 79NG
D - 7 8 200D 94NG

 

Baroque Guitar - Aquila Nylgut Strings:

 Note Unison Octave
e'' 46NG -
b' 58NG -
g' 73NG -
d 91NG 42NG
a' 66NG -
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