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King David and his pretty little lyres

When researching the old European lyres there are two pictures that always keep surfacing: The Vespasian Lyre Probably the most famous is the one of King David in the Vespasian Psalter (Southern England, 2nd or 3rd quarter of the 8th … Continue reading

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The lyre at the museum

Two weeks ago I made my first prototype of an Anglo Saxon or Germanic lyre. As a little surprise for the curator of Museum Dorestad in Wijk bij Duurstede. Currently it is our National Museum Week. And Museum Dorestad has … Continue reading

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A Viking Guitar: Anglo Saxon Lyre

Over the last years I have been reviving some of my old passions and pursuing new interests that crossed my path. Like re-enactment and the Minion Press. Another one is the Anglo Saxon Lyre… In the first year of lutherie … Continue reading

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