Paul Hathway Hand Crafted Musical Instruments

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CITTERNS Scale length 585mm The strings are tuned to G D G D G, A D A D A or A D G A D String gauges for G D G D G tuning .048w .032w .024w .014p .010 p These gauges would have to be altered for other tunings. The modern cittern has little in common with its historical forebears, (see page 18), having a larger body, longer scale length and a higher string tension, which produces a much louder instrument, often used by folk musicians.



CS-1 SMALL BODY CITTERN Scale length 520mm String gauges for G D G D G tuning .050w .034w .026w .015p .011p




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