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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