Roosebeck 22 Inch Lute kulele 6 String Tenor Ukulele. Based upon the Renaissance Lute which was prevalent in Europe in the 16th and 17th century, the Lute-kulele is one of the sweetest sounding ukuleles in our collection and is ideally suited for classical and fingerstyle music. This Tenor-sized instrument is based upon a 430mm 17 inches scale and features six strings. The second E and third C strings are doubled providing a rich full and balanced tone. It is played like any normal 4-string ukulele. It features a European spruce soundboard with the famous Leonardo Knot rosette which was a favorite of many Renaissance lute makers. The back is made in the traditional manner of lute-making and is made of alternating staves of sheesham Dalbergia sissoo and lacewood Platanus orientalus. The neck and pegbox are solid sheesham and features a cattle bone nut with a width of 37mm 1 1/2 inch. This instrument is outfitted with traditional Blackwood lute pegs. The bridge is also made of sheesham . An end-pin strap button is standard.
This instrument is available separately with an all lacewood back ULTCL or an all sheesham back ULTRL.