Featured Instrument: Hardingfele, A. Bekkelien
Hardanger Fiddle

August Bekkelien Norwegian Hardanger Fiddle New in the shop on consignment! This Hardingfele was built in 1978 in Hakadal, Norway. It was August Bekkelien’s 13th fiddle. It is beautifully decorated with traditional pearl inlay designs and fantastic inking. It is in almost perfect condition, is very easy to play, well set up and sounds absolutely […]

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Featured Instruments: Eric Sahlström
Eric Sahlström nyckelharpa

Eric Sahlström (1912-1986) Eric Sahlström was an incredibly influential figure in Swedish folk music; a pioneer and reviver of tradition. At a time when a folk musician’s craft and music was hardly seen as full-fledged art, he managed to gain widespread popularity with the nyckelharpa and brought it into the public eye. In 1951 the […]

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Featured Instruments: George Cassis
George B. Cassis

George B. Cassis These instruments were built by hand in the 1970’s and 80’s in the historically accurate manner by the late George B. Cassis, a Baltimore,Maryland luthier who died in 1986. Mr. Cassis built a number of early music instruments including Viola de Gambas and Barytons. His instruments have been on display in collections […]

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