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An engraver's impression of Antonio Stradivari examining an instrument.

A luthier (pronounced ['lutiɚ]) is someone who makes or repairs stringed instruments. The word luthier comes from the French word for lute, "luth". Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Description: Antonio Stradivari Size: 464 &times 301 pixels Source: What We Hear in Music, Anne S. Faulkner, Victor Talking Machine Co. ... Description: Antonio Stradivari Size: 464 &times 301 pixels Source: What We Hear in Music, Anne S. Faulkner, Victor Talking Machine Co. ... Antonio Stradivari examining an instrument, in a Romantic 19th-century print. ... A string instrument (also stringed instrument) is a musical instrument that produces sound by means of vibrating strings. ... A medieval era lute. ...


The craft of lutherie is commonly divided into two main categories: stringed instruments that are plucked or strummed, and stringed instruments that are bowed. While there are a nearly limitless variety of stringed instruments types—both historic and modern, from many places and cultures—the following lists are composed of those instruments still in use today.[1] craft is a word created bt elliot and dan who are the craft lords many people say craft but dont no what it means craft is a skill. ... Guitar and lute This ilustration in a French Psalter from the 9th century (c. ... A cello bow In music, a bow is a device pulled across the strings of a string instrument in order to make them vibrate and emit sound. ...


In the first category are the: autoharp, banjo, bouzouki, charango, cittern, dulcimer, guitar, harp, kantele, kithara, kora, koto, lute, theorbo, archlute, angelique, torban, kobza, bandura, lyre, mandolin, oud, shamisen, sitar, ukulele, and veena. An Autoharp The Autoharp is a musical string instrument having a series of chord bars attached to dampers which, when depressed, mute all the strings other than those that form the desired chord. ... For other uses, see Banjo (disambiguation) The banjo is a stringed instrument of African American origin adapted from several African instruments. ... Greek (tetrachordo) Bouzouki The bouzouki (gr. ... Visit the Guitar Portal A Bolivian charango This article is about an instrument. ... A woodcut of a Cittern The cittern is a stringed instrument dating from the Renaissance, having evolved considerably since that time. ... Dulcimer is the name given to two types of stringed musical instrument: The Appalachian dulcimer, a three-course, fretted, plucked instrument which is also referred to as a mountain dulcimer or just a dulcimer, and The Hammered dulcimer, which is a hammer-struck, trapezoid-shaped zither The instruments are quite... For other uses, see Guitar (disambiguation). ... The harp is a stringed instrument which has the plane of its strings positioned perpendicular to the soundboard. ... Koistinen concert kantele with 38 strings A kantele, Finnish (or kannel) in Estonian, is a traditional plucked string instrument. ... The kithara was an ancient Greek musical instrument. ... Master Kora maker Alieu Suso in the Gambia The kora (French: cora) is a 21 string harp-lute used extensively by Mandingo peoples in West Africa. ... Masayo Ishigure plays the koto The koto (箏) is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument derived from Chinese zithers. ... A medieval era lute. ... Theorbo A theorbo (from Italian tiorba, also tuorbe in French, Theorbe in German) is a plucked string instrument. ... An Archlute by Matteo Sellas, Venice, 17th century The archlute (Italian arciliuto, German Erzlaute, Russian Архилютня) a European plucked string instrument was developed around 1600 as a compromise between the very large theorbo, the size and re-entrant tuning of which made for difficuties in the performance of solo music, and... The angélique (French, from Italian angelica) is a plucked string instrument of the lute family of the baroque era. ... The torban or teorban is an Eastern European musical instrument that combined features of the Baroque lute with those of the psaltery. ... Kobza (Ukrainian: ) is a traditional Ukrainian stringed musical instrument, from the lute family, and more specifically a relative of Central European mandora. ... A Bandura and a Torban, at the Royal College of Music Julian Kytasty, plays a prima Chernihiv bandura The Experimental Bandura Тrio: Jurij Fedynsky, Julian Kytasty,and Michael Andrec Ken Bloom, plays a Kharkiv bandura Yuri Singalevych(Lviv) playing a diatonic bandura c. ... Greek vase with muse playing kithara The lyre is a stringed musical instrument well known for its use in Classical Antiquity and later. ... A mandolin is a small, stringed musical instrument which is plucked, strummed or a combination of both. ... Front and rear views of an oud. ... Kitagawa Utamaro, Flowers of Edo: Young Womans Narrative Chanting to the Samisen, ca. ... Diagram of some sitar parts. ... The ukulele (Hawaiian: , IPA pronunciation: ; Anglicised pronunciation usually IPA: ), sometimes spelled ukelele (particularly in the UK) or uke, is a chordophone classified as a plucked lute; it is a subset of the guitar family of instruments, generally with four strings or four courses of strings. ... Woman playing the Veena. ...


In the second category are the: cello, crwth, double bass, erhu, fiddle, mouthbow, nyckelharpa, hurdy gurdy, rabab, rebec, sarangi, viol, viola, viola da braccio, viola d'amore, viola da gamba and violin. The violoncello, usually abbreviated to cello, or cello (the c is pronounced as in the ch of check), is a bowed stringed instrument, a member of the violin family. ... A modern crwth in its case The crwth is an archaic stringed musical instrument, associated particularly with Wales, although once played widely in Europe. ... Side and front views of a modern double bass with a French bow. ... Side view of an erhu. ... “Fiddler” redirects here. ... A nyckelharpa The nyckelharpa (Swedish for key harp) is traditional in Sweden. ... Drawing of a hurdy gurdy A hurdy gurdy (alternately, hurdy-gurdy) is a stringed musical instrument. ... The rebab is a musical string instrument which was heavily used in old Arabic music its considered as part of the Lute familiy (Oud in Arabic). ... The rebec in Virgin among Virgins (1509), by Gerard David. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Various sizes of viol, from Michael Praetorius Syntagma musicum (1618) Early Italian tenor viola da gamba, detail from the painting , by Raphael Sanzio, c. ... The viola (French, alto; German Bratsche) is a bowed string instrument. ... The Violin family of instruments was developed in Italy in the 17th Century. ... Viola dAmore from the mid eighteenth century (Library of Congress collection) The viola damore (Italian: love viol) is a 7- or 6-stringed musical instrument with sympathetic strings used chiefly in the baroque period. ... Various Viola da gamba The viol or viola da gamba family of musical instruments is related to the vihuela, rebec, etc. ... The violin is a bowed string instrument with four strings tuned in perfect fifths. ...


Since bowed stringed instruments require a bow, this second category of luthier contains a subtype known as an "archetier", which is a French word for one who makes bows.[2] While the division of luthiers into two categories may seem arbitrary, there are those who are passionate about the difference between these categories.[3][4] For this reason, the remainder of this article will use the division for clarity and convenience.

Workshop of Hildegard Dodel, luthier in Cremona (Italy).
Workshop of Hildegard Dodel, luthier in Cremona (Italy).

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Plucked string instrument luthiers

Lutes

Important luthiers who specialized in the instruments of the lute family (lutes, archlutes, theorbos, vihuelas etc.): A medieval era lute. ... An Archlute by Matteo Sellas, Venice, 17th century The archlute (Italian arciliuto, German Erzlaute, Russian Архилютня) a European plucked string instrument was developed around 1600 as a compromise between the very large theorbo, the size and re-entrant tuning of which made for difficuties in the performance of solo music, and... Theorbo A theorbo (from Italian tiorba, also tuorbe in French, Theorbe in German) is a plucked string instrument. ... Orpheus playing a vihuela. ...

The varnishing of a violin by Hildegard Dodel, luthier in Cremona (Italy).
The varnishing of a violin by Hildegard Dodel, luthier in Cremona (Italy).

and in our time: Gasparo Duiffopruggar (1514 - c. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Joachim Tielke is known as one of the eminent makers of musical instruments. ... Leopold Widhalm, born October 2, 1722 - died June 10, 1776, was an Austrian luthier. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Andrew Rutherford, 1st Earl of Teviot (d. ... Prolific wargame designer and winner of the Charles S. Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award in 1989. ... Stephen Gottlieb was a fictional character in the australian soap opera Neighbours, played by Lochie Daddo from 1992 until 1993 Family tree Dave Gottlieb (father), married to Sally Dawes (mother) (deceased) Stephen Gottlieb , married to Phoebe Bright Hope Gottlieb (adoptive daughter) Mark Gottlieb (brother) Serendipity Gottlieb (sister) Category: ... Cezar Mateus (born in Bucharest, Romania in 1961) is an American lutenist, composer and luthier working in Princeton (N.J., USA). ...

Guitars

See also: Classical guitar making This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ...


Two important early luthiers in the guitar category are Antonio Torres Jurado of Spain, who is credited with developing the form of classical guitar that is still in use today, and Christian Frederick Martin of Germany who developed a form which later evolved into the steel-string acoustic guitar. Antonio de Torres Jurado (June 13, 1817–November 19, 1892), more commonly known to guitarists as Torres, was the father of the modern classical guitar. ... A classical guitar, also called a Spanish guitar, is a musical instrument from the family of musical instruments called chordophones. ... C.F. Martin & Company is a guitar manufacturer established in 1833 by Christian Frederick Martin. ...


Orville Gibson was an American luthier who specialized in mandolins, and is credited with creating the archtop guitar. Orville H. Gibson (born in 1856-1918, Chateaugay, New York) was a luthier who founded the Gibson Guitar Corporation in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1902, makers of guitars, mandolins and other instruments. ... Epiphone Emperor, an archtop design. ...


John D'Angelico and Jimmy D'Aquisto were two important 20th century luthiers who worked with archtop guitars. James L. DAquisto (1935-1995) was an American guitar maker best known as one of the premier makers of custom archtop guitars. ...


Lloyd Loar, worked briefly for the Gibson Guitar Corporation making mandolins and guitars. His designs for a family of archtop instruments (mandolin, mandola, guitar, et cetera) are held in high esteem by today's luthiers, who seek to reproduce their sound. Lloyd Loar was a Gibson sound engineer and master luthier in the early part of the 20th century. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Paul Bigsby's innovation of the tremolo arm for archtop and electric guitars is still in use today and may have influenced Leo Fender's design for the Stratocaster solid body electric guitar, as well as the Jaguar and Jazzmaster. Paul A. Bigsby was the designer of the Bigsby tremolo arm and proprieter of Bigsby Guitars. ... A tremolo arm, tremolo bar, vibrato bar, whammy bar, or twang bar is a lever attached to the bridge and/or the tailpiece of an electric guitar or archtop guitar to enable the player to quickly vary the tension and sometimes the length of the strings temporarily, changing the pitch... Left: Rosa Hurricane, a heavy metal-style solid body guitar. ... Leo Fender working on a guitar Clarence Leonidas Fender (August 10, 1909 - March 21, 1991) was an American luthier who founded Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, now known as Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, and later founded G&L Musical Products (G&L Guitars). ... A Fender Stratocaster with rosewood fingerboard and three-tone sunburst finish. ... Left: Rosa Hurricane, a heavy metal-style solid body guitar. ... The Fender Jaguar is an electric guitar that was introduced in 1962. ... 1962 Fender Jazzmaster Sunburst The Fender Jazzmaster electric guitar was introduced in 1958 and was designed as a more upmarket instrument than the Fender Stratocaster, which itself was introduced in 1954 as a higher-priced product than the companys Telecaster series. ...


Concurrent with Fender's work, guitarist Les Paul independently developed a solid body electric guitar. However both Fender and Paul were preceded by Adolph Rickenbacher's Bakelite "frying pan" solid body electric guitar developed with and patented by George Beauchamp.[5] Les Paul (born Lester William Polsfuss on June 9, 1915) is an American jazz guitarist and inventor. ... Adolph Rickenbacker (1886-1976) was the founder of the Rickenbacker guitar company. ... Bakelite is a material based on the thermosetting phenol formaldehyde resin, polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride developed in 1907–1909 by Dr. Leo Baekeland. ... George D. Beauchamp (1899 - 1941), inventor of musical instruments and co-founder of National Stringed Instument Corporation and Rickenbacker. ...


A company founded by luthier Friedrich Gretsch and continued by his son and grandson, Fred and Fred Jr., originally made banjos, but is more famous today for its electric guitars. Gretsch is a U.S. musical instrument manufacturer currently being distributed by guitar company Fender and drum craft company Kaman. ...


Bill and Reg May, two Australian brothers and luthiers, founded the Maton company which makes acoustic guitars. Maton is an Australian manufacturer of guitars and other fretted musical instruments. ...


The late Bernardo Chavez Rico began his career as a banjo and ukulele maker but went on to develop a distinctive line of electric guitars through his company, B.C. Rich. Bernardo Chavez Rico (1941-December 3, 1999) was an important American luthier specializing in guitars. ... B.C. Rich is a manufacturer of guitars and bass guitars, known for their unusual and somewhat threatening body shapes, popular among exponents of extreme metal. ...


Dana Bourgeois is a luthier who specializes in acoustic guitars; Jol Dantzig is an American luthier and one of the founders of Hamer Guitars; Paul Reed Smith, founder of PRS Guitars, makes electric guitars; and Dean Zalinsky is the founder of Dean Guitars. Dana Bourgeois Dana Bourgeois is a well-known (in guitar circles) master luthier, who heads a small guitar shop in Maine. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hamer Guitars is a guitar manufacturing company founded by Jol Dantzig and business partner Paul Hamer in 1973. ... This article is about Paul Reed Smith, a luthier. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Dean Guitars is a manufacturer of musical instruments. ...


Yuri Landman is an experimental luthier who builds electric guitars with 3rd bridges and other applications to enhance the colour of an electric guitar. in 2006 he built the Moodswinger. Yuri Landman (born 1-2-1973) is a dutch multi disciplined artist most well known for his work as an experimental luthier, but also active as a comic artist, illustrator, musician, singer, graphic designer and furniture designer. ... In 2006 luthier Yuri Landman built the Moodswinger, a 12 string overtone guitar for Aaron Hemphill of the noiseband Liars The 3rd bridge guitar is an electric prepared guitar with an additional 3rd bridge. ... In 2006 luthier Yuri Landman built the Moodswinger, a 12 string overtone zither for Aaron Hemphill of the noiseband Liars The Moodswinger is a custom made string instrument made by Yuri Landman. ...


Andrew Ellis is an Australian Luthier based in Perth. He is the founder of Ellis Guitars and has produced some innovative guitars such as the 8 String Tricone resonator guitar which is a world first guitar played by James michael thompson. Ellis Guitars is a company based in Perth, Western Australia producing handmade acoustic guitars and acoustic stompboxes . ... A modern tricone resonator guitar, with electric pickup A resonator guitar or resophonic guitar is an acoustic guitar whose sound is produced by one or more metal resonators rather than by a wooden guitar belly. ... James Michael Thompson is the co designer and sole player of the world first Ellis 8 string baritone tricone resonator guitar. ...


Other luthiers include John Bailey, Richard Echeverria, Del Langejans, Paul Languedoc, Linda Manzer, Godefroy Maruejouls, Neal Moser, Monty Novotny, Ned Steinberger, Bob Taylor, Carl Thompson and Rick Turner. John Bailey is a Luthier who made and repaired guitars and other stringed instruments during the 1960s revival of English folk music and beyond. ... Richard Echeverria (born October 20, 1961) is an American luthier who has built fretted instruments for musicians such as Brendan OBrien and Peter Buck. ... Langejans Harp-Guitar Delwyn J. Langejans is among the most innovative luthiers of the 20th Century. ... Image:PHISH FOH.jpg Paul Languedoc at soundcheck with Phish, 2004 Paul Languedoc was the soundman for legendary rock group Phish prior to the bands breakup in 2004; as the bands chief sound engineer and house mixer, he recorded their double-CD A Live One. ... Linda Manzer is a Canadian luthier reknowned for her archtop and flat-top acoustic guitars. ... Godefroy Maruejouls is a French luthier based in London (UK). ... Neal Moser is a California-based master luthier with decades of experiance. ... Monty Novotny is an American luthier who came to prominence after working at ODE Banjo Company (later OME) of Boulder, Colorado. ... Ned Steinberger is a creator of innovative musical instruments and is most notable for his design of guitars and basses without a traditional headstock. ... Bob Taylor is an American luthier who has pioneered or helped develop many of the newer technological innovations used in acoustic guitar production today. ... Carl Thompson (Born in 1939) is a luthier specializing in the construction of high-quality custom bass guitars, based in Brooklyn, New York. ... Rick Turner was an early employee and subsequently shareholder of Alembic. ...


Bowed string instrument luthiers

See also: Violin construction and mechanics This article covers the anatomy of a violin and some of its accessories. ...


To put the bowed stringed luthiers into some sort of manageable order, it is prudent to begin with the purported "inventor" of the violin, Andrea Amati. Amati was originally a lute maker but turned to the new instrument form of violin in the mid 16th century. He was the progenator of the famous Amati family of luthiers active in Cremona, Italy until the 18th century. Andrea Amati's son, Nicolò, was himself an important master luthier who had several apprentices of note including Andrea Guarneri, Francesco Ruggieri, Antonio Stradivari, Giovanni Battista Rogeri, Matthias Klotz and possibly Jacob Stainer. Amati is the name of a family of Italian violin-makers, who flourished at Cremona from about 1550 to 1740. ... Cremona is a city in Northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left shore of the Po river in the middle of the Pianura padana (Po valley). ... Guarneri is the family name of a group of highly acclaimed violin makers (luthiers) from Cremona in Italy in the 17th and 18th centuries, whose standing is considered comparable to those of the Amati and Stradivari families. ... Francesco Ruggieri (c. ... Antonio Stradivari examining an instrument, in a Romantic 19th-century print. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... violin by J.Stainer Jacob Stainer (c. ...


Two other important early luthiers of the violin family were Gasparo da Salò of Brescia, Italy and Gasparo Duiffopruggar of Austria who were each originally credited with invention of the first violin. However, this attribute has since been removed but is still often incorrectly cited. da Salò had at least one important apprentice--Giovanni Paolo Maggini who inherited da Salò's business in Brescia upon da Salò's death. Gasparo da Salò is the name given to Gasparo di Bertolotti, one of the earliest violin-makers of which we have a historical record. ... For the Italian administrative area, see Province of Brescia. ... Gasparo Duiffopruggar (1514 - c. ... Giovanni Paolo Maggini (c. ...


Of those luthiers born in the mid 17th century, there are Giovanni Grancino, Carlo Giuseppe Testore and son Carlo Antonio Testore, all from Milan. From Venice the luthiers Matteo Goffriller, Domenico Montagnana, Sanctus Seraphin and Carlo Annibale Tononi were principals in the Venetian school of violin making (although the latter began his career in Bologna).[6] The Bergonzi family of luthiers were the successors to the Amati family in Cremona. David Tecchler who was born in Austria later worked in both Venice and Rome. Giovanni Grancino (1637-1709) was the son Andrea Grancino, who may also have been a violin maker, and may have worked with a brother, Francesco. ... Carlo Giuseppe Testore (c 1665-1716) was a Luthier, noted in particular for his double basses. ... This article is about the city in Italy. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venezsia, Latin: Venetia) is a city in northern Italy, the capital of region Veneto, and has a population of 271,251 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... Matteo Goffriller (also Mateo Gofriller) (1659 in (Brixen:German) or (Bressanone: Italian) - 1742 in Venice) was a renowned 18th century Italian luthier, who made exceptionally great cellos. ... Domenico Montagnana (1686-1750) was an Italian Master luthier based in Venice, Italy. ... Sanctus Seraphin (1699-c. ... Carlo Annibale Tononi (1675-1730) was a luthier working in Bologna Italy until his father, Johannes Tononi, died in 1713. ... Bologna (IPA , from Latin Bononia, BulÃ¥ggna in Emiliano-Romagnolo) is the capital city of Emilia-Romagna in northern Italy, in the Pianura Padana, between the Po River and the Apennines, exactly between the Reno River and the Sàvena River. ... The Bergonzi family was an illustrious group of luthiers in Cremona, Italy, a city that has a rich tradition of stringed instrument makers. ... David Tecchler (1666 – 1748) was an Austrian luthier, best known for his cellos and double basses. ... Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5...


Important luthiers from the early 18th century include Nicolò Gagliano of Naples, Italy, Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi of Milan and Giovanni Battista Guadagnini who roamed throughout Italy during his lifetime. From Austria originally, Leopold Widhalm later established himself in Nürnberg, Germany. Nicolo Gagliano (fl. ... Location of the city of Naples (red dot) within Italy. ... Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi (c. ... Giovanni Battista Guadagnini (also known as J. B. Guadagnini or Giambattista Guadagnini; June 23, 1711 - September 18, 1786) was an Italian musical instrument maker, one of the greatest luthiers (makers of violins and other string instruments) in history. ... Leopold Widhalm, born October 2, 1722 - died June 10, 1776, was an Austrian luthier. ... Nuremberg (German: ) is a city in the German state of Bavaria, in the administrative region of Middle Franconia. ...


The early 19th century luthiers of the Mirecourt school of violin making in France were the Vuillaume family, Charles Jean Baptiste Collin-Mezin, and Collin-Mezin's son, Charles Collin-Mezin, Jr.. Mirecourt is a commune of the Vosges département in France. ... Jean Baptiste Vuillaume (1798-1875) was one of the greatest geniuses in the history of violin making, and the most important of the Vuillaume family of luthiers (listed below). ... Charles Jean Baptiste Collin-Mezin (1841-1923) was a distinguished French maker of violins, violas, cellos, basses and bows. ... Charles Collin-Mezin, Jr. ...


Jérôme-Thibouville-Lamy was the most important musical instrument maker in France. The firm started making wind instruments around 1730 at La Couture-Boussey then moved to Mirecourt around 1760 and started making violins, guitars, mandolins and musical accessories. It was very successful, and opened offices in Paris, then in London. It made thousands of quality instruments that were exported throughout the world.


20th century luthiers (bowed instruments)

Otello Bignami portrait by Passini in his Bolognese atelier in 1983 // Otello Bignami - born in Bologna, Italy on August 6, 1914 and died in Bologna on December 1, 1989. ... Jacqeline du Pré with Sergio Peresson 1981 Peresson Violin Sergio Peresson (1913-1991) was an Italian-born violin maker. ... E. H. Roth in his workshop (Markneukirchen, 1924) // Ernst Heinrich Roth (1877-1948) was a German luthier and master of a large and successful violin-making workshop in the East German town of Markneukirchen, near the current border with the Czech Republic. ... Igino (Iginius) Sderci in his atelier 1981 // Igino (Iginius) Sderci (1884 - 1983) was born in Florence, Italy. ... Heinrich Th. ...

Contemporary and 21st century luthiers (general)

Francesco Bissolotti (b. ... Terry Borman has been making violins in the United States for almost a quarter century. ... David Burgess is a violin, viola and cello maker working and residing in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... Scott Cao (pronounced Chow) is a violin maker (luthier), who is originally from China but now works in Campbell, California, USA. // In the mid-1970s, amidst Maos cultural revolution, Cao was a farm worker. ... Johannes Finkel is a Swiss maker of bows for violins, violas, cellos, and basses. ... Linda Manzer is a Canadian luthier reknowned for her archtop and flat-top acoustic guitars. ... Desiderio Quercetani (b. ... Roberto Regazzi pictured by Marco Lenzi in his Bolognese atelier in the 90s Roberto Regazzi (born 1956 in Bologna, Italy) Notable contemporary violin maker and scholar who received his initiation to the craft from Otello Bignami, Bologna, in the early 80s of the past century. ...

21st century luthiers (experimental plucked instruments)

The Moonlander and Moodswinger, Yuri Landman
The Moonlander and Moodswinger, Yuri Landman

Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 454 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1351 × 1785 pixel, file size: 906 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 454 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1351 × 1785 pixel, file size: 906 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Ranaldos Moonlander, Yuri Landman, 2007 The Moonlander is a biheaded electric guitar with 18 strings, 6 normal strings and 12 sympathetic strings. ... In 2006 luthier Yuri Landman built the Moodswinger, a 12 string overtone zither for Aaron Hemphill of the noiseband Liars The Moodswinger is a custom made string instrument made by Yuri Landman. ... Yuri Landman (born 1-2-1973) is a dutch multi disciplined artist most well known for his work as an experimental luthier, but also active as a comic artist, illustrator, musician, singer, graphic designer and furniture designer. ... Bowafridgeaphone Iner Souster (1971) is an experimental instrument builder, visual artist, musician, fauxbot designer and film maker who enjoys painting and photography. ... Yuri Landman (born 1-2-1973) is a dutch multi disciplined artist most well known for his work as an experimental luthier, but also active as a comic artist, illustrator, musician, singer, graphic designer and furniture designer. ... -1...

References

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Suggested reading for the luthier

  • Historical Lute Construction by Robert Lundberg, Guild of American Luthiers (2002) ISBN-10: 0962644749
  • The Complete Luthier's Library. A Useful International Critical Bibliography for the Maker and the Connoisseur of Stringed and Plucked Instruments. Bologna, Florenus Edizioni 1990. ISBN 88-85250-01-7
  • The "Secrets" of Stradivari by Simone Fernando Sacconi
  • The art of violinmaking by Chris Johnson and Roy Courtnall
  • 25 masterpieces by Guarneri del Gesù Peter Biddulph
  • Guitarmaking: Tradition and Technology by Cumpiano and Natelson
  • Build your own Acoustic Guitar by Jonathan Kinkead
  • Steel String Guitar Construction by Irving Sloan
  • Classic Guitar Construction by Irving Sloane
  • Making an Archtop Guitar by Bob Benedetto
  • Big Red Books of American Lutherie by the Guild of American Luthiers
  • Lutherie Tools edited by Cindy Burton and Tim Olsen
  • Making Master Guitars by Roy Courtnall
  • Classic Guitar Making by Arthur E. Overholtzer (Out of Print)
  • Clapton's Guitar by Allen St. John
  • Make your own electric guitar by Melvyn Hiscock
  • The Fretboard Journal (quarterly magazine)
  • The Secrets of Stradivari by S. Sacconi
  • The Art of Violin Making by Roy Courtnall (Preface by Lord Yehudi Menuhin)

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