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Museum of Music History Musical Instruments Collection [H 80.28.]

Theorbo

Theorba ( CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: / Gombos László (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Bass stringed completed, double-headed lute tuning utility. The theorbo lute developed in Italy by Florentine Camerata that operas basso continuo retinue. Although the bass strings by supplementing the instrument’s neck is extended considerably, but morphologically classified in the short-necked lutes.

Material/Technique

spruce top, double pleat

Measurements

Height: 123 cm; Widht: 33 cm; Dept: 15 cm;

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Keywords

Object from: Museum of Music History

- Since its foundation in 1969, the Institute of Music of the Hungarian Academy of Arts and Sciences has been collecting objects related to the ...

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[Last update: 2019/10/01]

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