|The design of this model is drawn from
the painting on the St. Thomas Altar in Cologne Cathedral which dates
back to the beginning of the 16th C.
This instrument offers a compromise between the small " Bosch " model and the guitar bodied type of the 18th C.
The larger wheel and greater body volume result in a stronger sound while still retaining the characteristic tone of a flat soundboard instrument. It allows effective playing of the whole repertoire at an economic price.
|Internally, this instrument has the
same modern refinements found in all my Hurdy Gurdies: The tangents are
held in place by machine screws tensioned with spring washers which
results in effortless adjustment in all humidities.
shown above is the basic design. It has since been refined to have a
curved soundboard and the instrument below has this feature plus
"peghed" tuners , carving, border decoration and a deep brown stain
finish for a more "early" appearance.
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