Historically-Informed Instrument, Bow and String Makers

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Historically-Informed Instrument Makers

Francis Beaulieu
8063, rue Boyer
Montreal, QC
H2R 2S3
(514) 276-9676
www.fbeaulieuluthier.com

Renate Fink
Hagern 45
38835 Osterwick
Germany
Tel: +49 (0) 39421-68846
E-mail: renatefink@aol.com
Website: http://www.renatefink.com/

Hammond Ashley Associates
19825 Des Moines Memorial Drive
Seattle WA 98148 U.S.A.
Tel: +1[USA] (206) 878-3456

David Gage
36 Walker St.
New York, NY 10013
U.S.A.
Tel: +1[USA] (212) 274-1322
Mr. Gage does restoration of basses to Baroque set-up.

Sergio Gistri
Via del Castello 82/A – 53034 Colle val d’Elsa (Siena)
ITALY
Tel: 0039 0577 920318
E-mail: s.gistri@iol.it
Website: http://www.baroqueinstruments.com

Horst Grünert
Seeshaupterstr. 66
D-8122 Penzberg
GERMANY

Edward Maday
1066 Stanton Avenue
Woodmere, NY 11598
U.S.A.
Tel: +1[USA] (516) 374-4943 

William Monical
288 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301
USA
Tel: +1[USA] (800) 816-4424
Specializes in Baroque instruments>

Charlie Ogle
2540 Woodland Drive
Eugene Oregon 97403
USA
Tel: +1[USA] (541) 683-4498
www.violadagamba.com
www.baroquecello.com

John Pringle
2218 Mt.Willing Rd.
Efland NC 27243
U.S.A.
Tel: +1[USA] (919) 563-4118
http://www.pringleviols.com>

Marco Ternovec
Parochiestraat 92
9472 Iddergem
BELGIUM
Tel & Fax: (32) 53.67 25 22
http://www.liuteria-antica.com

Rumor
Atelier de instrumentos musicais
Lisboa
PORTUGAL
Tel: 00351 – 965 492 200
Email: info@rumor.pt
Website: http://www.rumor.pt/

Historically-Informed Bow Makers

Christopher English
2029 Spruce Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
U.S.A
Tel: +1[USA] (360) 379-9835

H.R. Grabenstein
179 Walker Hill Road
Williston, VT 05495
U.S.A.
Tel: +1[USA] (802) 872-8923
http://www.hfgbowmaker.com

Tis Marang
Kamillehof 7,
6833 GE Arnhem
The Netherlands
Tel: 31-26-3229035
Email: tismarang.bows@planet.nl

Scott Wallace
Gentzg. 137/19
1180 Vienna
AUSTRIA
Tel: +43[Austria] 1.47.09.573

Ralph Ashmead
P.O. Box 1411
Tuolome, CA 95379
U.S.A.
Tel: +1[USA] (209) 928-1272

Louis Begin
C.P. 131 Lanier Quebec
JOT IVo
CANADA
Tel: +1[Canada] (514) 523-9437

Historically-Informed String Makers

Gamut Strings (USA):
Various hand-made gut strings. Also gut with metal imbedded (gimped) and a variety of overspun strings.
Tel: +1[USA] (218) 724-8011 (Dan Larson)
E-mail: lvgamut@cp.duluth.mn.us

Boston Catlines (USA):
Catlines made by Chris Henrikson and gut from Sofracob.
Overspun string from Saverez.
Tel: +1[USA] (617) 776-8688 (Chris Henrikson)

Damian Dlugolecki (USA):
Included in Damian Dlugolecki’s catalog are a complete selection of strings for the violin family and for violas da gamba. Also available are custom made strings for double bass and violone.
Tel: +1[USA] (503) 669-7966 (Damian Dlugolecki)
E-mail: damian@damianstrings.com
Website: http://www.damianstrings.com

AguilaUSA:
Curtis Daily
PO Box 82761
Portland, OR 97282-0761
E-mail: info@aquilausa.com
Website: www.aquilausa.com

Aguila (Italy):
Gut and loaded gut strings available direct from them or from their American agent, La Bella.
Tel: +1[USA] (914) 562-4400

Kurschner (Germany):
Makers of many types of catline, tigerline, overspun strings and suppliers of gut. Kurschner has agents in several countries.

Northern Renaissance Instruments (England):
The first makers of catlines and tigerlines; suppliers of gut of various types, as well as their own overspun strings.

Bridgewood and Nietzert (England):
Suppliers of many types of strings including Aguila.

Pirastro (Germany):
Complete line of gut strings for double bass (Chorda) and contrabass violone.
Tel: +49 (Germany) 69-83-10-11.
E-mail: info@pirastro.com