Roosebeck 30 Inch Deluxe Lute 8 Course & Padded Gig Bag. Padded Gig Bag Included. 15 Strings. Deluxe 8 course lute with a natural finish. There are 4 nylon wound strings and 11 rectified nylon strings. Its body has sheesham scalloped staves that have white pinstripes in between and the neck, nut, bridge, end peg and tuning pegs/levers are also made out of sheesham. The sound board is made out of Spruce wood and its one sound hole has an intricate laser cut design. There is also a beautiful laser cut design on the back of peg box. This lute has 8 nylon frets on neck and 4 finished sheesham frets on sound board.
The tuning method for instrument is the normal 8 course tuning, but varies depending on player preference: (from high to low) G4, D4, D4, A3, A3, F3, F3, C4, C3, G3, G2, F3, F2, D3, D2. This instrument is made for a right handed player and you can easily attach a strap for playing because of end peg.
Hard Case Included.
Important Specifications: Body/Bowl: 17 inches in length, 6.5 inches in width and 12.25 inches in height Neck at Nut: 2.75 inches in width Neck at Body Joint: 3.8750 inches in width Nut: 2.3750 inches in width, .23 inches in height. Strings at bridge: 4 inchesMade from sheesham with string slots Scale Length: 23.6250 inches 15 sheesham tuning pegs