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The great export in 1609 and the fact that one of the members of the guild, Mang Hellmer, hoarded 1,200 planks of yew provoked an immediate reaction from the guild.
It looks as though it was made in this form.They also have better proportions between the neck and pegbox and the body.This pegbox is slightly bent and covered with a continuation of the fingerboard.Mang monastery and the newly built Franciscan monastery were looted.45 I'm grateful to Martin Haycock and Annette Otterstedt at the Musikinstrumenten-Museum Preussischer Kulturbesitz for providing information about this lute.They might spend weeks in the forest finding suitable trees.Unlike Mathew and Mace, Talbot denotes this type of lute as the English (or two-headed) lute'.The Swedes occupied the town no less than three times.31) The surviving repertoire for this type of lute is not very extensive, however: seven manuscript sources and three printed works mainly consisting of continuo parts.It was also in the interest of the guild to supervise the supply of timber and in 1609 the guild had great problems relating to a huge export of yew.35) In his description of the 'Lute Dyphone' the double-headed part of this strange creation is called 'The French-Lute-Part ' and the other 'The Theorboe-Part '.
The fifth reason is that so many strings do exceed the breadth of the neck of the lute and the reach of the right hand; the lute is an instrument hard enough and needs not new difficulties.French tablature for the twelve-course lute.The fingerboard is made of ebony and glued to the neck.54) Nothing contradicts the possibility that the Mest lute arrived in Sweden as early as the seventeenth century.They are of three types: normally-twisted gut, high-twisted gut and gut, loosely over-spun with thin copper thread.The Old Lute was Chiefly us'd, as we now use our French Lutes, (so call'd that is, only to Play Lone-Lessons upon,.