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


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


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.


spruce top, double pleat


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

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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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