4 Course Bass Cittern
Made by Peter Forrester (2010)

A wonderful instrument with a strong beautiful sound,
great ensemble instrument, but also suitable for Solos.
Perfect condition.

If you are interested in purchasing this instrument or have
any further questions, please contact us at

 String Length:
a/a g/g c'/c'/c d'/d'/d
incl. Fitted Kingham Case
4000€ excluding delivery

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Minkoff Lute Facsimile Editions

If you are interested in purchasing any of
these books then please send an email to forsale@pantagruel.de

165 Euro + P&P

BOSSINENSIS, Franciscus, 15-16th c.
Tenori e contrabassi intabulati col sopran in canto figurato per cantar e sonar col lauto. Libro primo.
Geneva, 1977. Oblong, 22 x 15 cm, 112 pp. Line-cut of the Petrucci, 1509 edition. Italian lute tablature and mensural notation. One of the earliest sources of Italian lute music. Nos. 1-70 for solo voice (in mensural notation) and lute; nos. 71-96 for solo lute.
45 Euro + P&P

SOLD BOSSINENSIS, Franciscus, 15-16th c.
40 Euro + P&P

GORZANIS, Giacomo, c.1525-c.1575
Intabolatura di liuto. Novamente da lui composto et per Antonio Gardano stampato et dato in luce. Libro primo [-tertio]. Index.
Geneva, 1982. Oblong, 8°, 224 pp. Line-cut of the Gardano editions, Venice, 1561, 1563, & 1564. Repertoire of Italian dances and 10 ricercari in Italian lute tablature.        
65 Euro + P&P

SOLD PHALÈSE, Pierre, c.1510-1574 [publisher]          
75 euros + P&P

PHALÈSE, Pierre, c.1510-1574 [publisher] 
Luculentum theatrum musicum, in quo (demptis vetustate tritis cantionibus) selectissima optimorum quorumlibet autorum, ac excellentissimorum artificum tum veterum, tum praecipuè recentiorum carmina . . . Postremo habes et eius generis carmina . . . ut sunt passomezo, gailliardes, branles, etc. Introduction d’Henri Vanhulst.
Geneva, 1983. 4º, 200 pp. Line-cut of the Louvain, 1568 edition. One of the most important anthologies in French lute tablature from the second half of the 16th century, containing fantasias by Gintzler, Borrono, & Rotta. Narvaez transcriptions of chansons (from Sermissy to Lasso) and dances, as well as 9 pieces for 2 lutes.
160 euros + P&P
SOLD PHALÈSE, Pierre, c.1510-1574 [publisher]   
35 euros  + P&P

SOLD ROTTA, Antonio, c.1495-1549
35 euros + P&P

SPINACINO, Francesco, b.?-c.1507
Intabolatura de lauto. Libro primo (-secondo). Introduction de François Lesure.
Geneva, 2/ 1992. Oblong, 22 x 15 cm, ii, 236 pp. Line-cut of the Petrucci editions, both issued in Venice, 1507, in Italian lute tablature. Considered the first printed lute tablature. 81 works, 75 for solo lute, and 6 for two lutes. Introduction by François Lesure.
65 euros + P&P

PACOLONI, Giovanni, 16th c.
Tribus testudinibus ludenda carmina. Introduction d’Henri Vanhulst. Index. [Zentralbibliothek, Zürich].
Geneva, 1981. Oblong, 22 x 15 cm, 272 pp. Line-cut of the Phalèse edition, Louvain, 1564. One of the rare examples of a repertoire for 3 lutes (published in three separate partbooks: superius, tenor & bassus). Passamezi, padoane, saltarelli, & galiarde, in French tablature. Wrappers
140  euros + P&P
PIFARO, Marcantonio del, 16th c.
[Intabulations, lute, book 1] Intabolatura de lauto de ogni sorte de balli novamente stampati et posti in luce. Libro primo.
Geneva, 1981. Oblong, 8º, 48 pp. Line-cut of the Gardano edition, Venice, 1546. Italian lute tablature. 14 dances, each accompanied by a saltarello.
35 euros + P&P

35 euros + P&P

DALZA, Joan Ambrosio, fl.1500-1510
Intabulatura de lauto. Libro quarto. [Bibl. Nationale, Paris].
Geneva, 2/ 1999. Oblong, 22 x 15 cm, 112 pp. Line-cut of the Petrucci edition, Venice, 1508. One of the first Italian tablatures containing dances “alla venetiana” and “alla ferrarese”, ricercari and a few transcriptions for vocal pieces. The original was printed from type by double impressions.
45 euros + P&P

BIANCHINI (Rossetto), Dominico, c.1510-c.1576
Intabolatura de lauto.
Geneva, 1983. Oblong, 21 x 15 cm, 48 pp. Line-cut of the Antonio Gardano edition, Venice, 1554, in Italian tablature (contents identical with 1546 edition).
30 euros + P&P

William F. Prizer
Courtly Pastimes, The Frottole of Marchetto Cara.

A 607 page dissertation on the Frottole of Marchetto Cara with an appendix containing transcriptions of all his music not available in modern editions.
100 Euros + P&P

William Dauney
Ancient Scotish melodies : from a manuscript of the reign of
King James VI : with an introductory enquiry illustrative of
the history of the music of Scotland (1838)

This is a First Edition copy of a very rare book on 17th century Scottish Music with a 1901 inscription on the end-paper to the author's great-niece.  it contains a complete transcription of the Skene Mandora Manuscript, an important source of traditional Scottish tunes. 390pp.
250 Euros + P&P

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