The Lute Online Resources Portal (LORP): Lute Makers

 

LISTS OF LUTE MAKERS

Most lute makers now have their own websites which can be found using your search engine.

Many lute makers, besides making lutes, can be consulted for valuations, instrument repair and maintenance, help in re-selling a lute, and some will also supply strings, fretgut etc.

Lute makers are listed on the websites of the various lute societies; here is a list of listings, alphabetical by country:

Austria
On the website of Austrian lute society:
www.laute.at/html/instrumentenbau.php

Belgium
On the website of the Belgian Lute Academy:
www.lute-academy.be/CMSimple/?Weblinks:Luitbouwers

France
On the website of the SociÚtÚ Franšaise de Luth:
www.sf-luth.org/?Luthiers

Germany
On the website of the Deutsche Lautengesellschaft:
www.lautengesellschaft.de/ click on Die Laute, Lautenbau & Saiten

Italy
On the website of the La SocietÓ del Liuto:
societadelliuto.it/?page_id=62 click on Bottega, Liutai

Netherlands
On the website of the Nederlands Luitverening:
www.nederlandseluitvereniging.nl/ click on Links, Bouwers

United Kingdom / international
On the website of The Lute Society (international as well as UK)
www.lutesociety.org/pages/makers

USA / international
On Wayne Cripps's website:
www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~wbc/new/new_lute.html

Other websites with lists of luthiers

Arto Wikla's website: www.cs.helsinki.fi/u/wikla/mus/InstrMakers.html

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