For additional information about theorbos (aka archlutes, chitarrone), visit the Theorbo, Archlute, and Chitarrone section of the Early String Instruments page.

Marcello Armand-Pilon


Maker and restorer of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, and Baroque guitars
Location:  Cremona, Italy.

Stephen Barber & Sandi Harris


Makers of lutes, vihuelas, Baroque guitars, archlutes, chitarroni, theorbos, bandoras, orpharions, citterns, and other wire-strung instruments. 
Location:  London, England.

Gerhard Bos


Maker of lutes, theorbos, Baroque guitars, and harps
Location:  Netherlands.

Bruce Brook


Maker of lutes, theorbos, Baroque and Renaissance guitars, vihuelas, bandoras, orpharions, citterns, and citoles
Location:  East Sussex, England.

Paolo Busato


Maker of Renaissance and Baroque lutes, archlutes, theorbos, and Baroque guitars
Location:  Padua, Italy.

Jiri Cepelak


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, and guitars
Location:  the Czech Republic.

Vincenzo Cipriani


Maker of harps, chitarroni, lutes, citoles, rebecs, vielles, psalteries, violas da gamba, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Italy.

David van Edwards


Maker of lutes, archlutes, mandoras, theorbos, and others. 
Location:  Norfolk, England.

Wolfgang Emmerich


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, chitarrone, vihuelas, Baroque and Renaissance guitars, orpharions, bandoras, and citterns
Location:  Berlin, Germany.

Stephen Gottlieb


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, and chitarrone
Location:  London, England.

Andreas V. Holst


Maker of lutes, theorbos, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Munich, Germany.

Alexander Hopkins


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, vihuelas and early guitars, and other early string instruments. 
Location:  Spain.

JM Instruments


Maker of lutes, archlutes, mandoras, baroque guitars, and chitarroni
Location:  near London, England.

Renatus Lechner


Maker of lutes, theorbos, Baroque guitars, vihuelas, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Germany.

Gyorgy Lorinczi


Maker of lutes, theorbos, chittarone, and vihuelas
Location:  Rumania.

Cezar Mateus


Maker of lutes, theorbos, Baroque guitars, and vihuelas
Location:  Monmouth Junction, New Jersey.

Stephen Murphy


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, Baroque and Renaissance guitars, and vihuelas
Location:  France.

Musica Antigua


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, Renaissance and Baroque guitars, and vihuelas
Location:  Madrid, Spain.

Anna Radice


Maker of lutes, archlutes, theorbos, mandolins, guitars, vihuelas, and others. 
Location:  Bologna, Italy.

Marco Salerno


Maker and restorer of viols, lirones, fiddles, rebecs, lutes, gitterns, citoles, chitarrone, harps, and other instruments, also bows
Location:  Rome, Italy.

Grant Tomlinson


Maker of lutes, archlutes, and theorbos
Location:  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Matthias Wagner


Maker of lutes, archlutes, chitarrone, vihuelas, citterns, orpharions, Renaissance and Baroque mandolins and guitars, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Germany.

Ian Watchorn


Maker and repairer of lutes, theorbos, viols, violones, violins, violas, violas d'amore, cellos, barytons, guitars, mandolins, and more. 
Location:  Australia.

Antique Sound Workshop


Maker and distributor of historical woodwind, brass, string, keyboard, and percussion instruments. 
Location:  Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Boulder Early Music Shop


Specializing in Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music, carries a full line of sheet music, books, and scores, instruments, kits, and strings, and gifts & accessories. 
Location:  Erie, Colorado.

Early Music Shop


The largest single source of early musical instruments world-wide.  Also does recorder repair. 
Location:  London, England.

Renaissance Workshop Company


The world's largest specialist manufacturer of Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque musical instruments.  Also produces instruments in kit form. 
Location:  Bradford, United Kingdom.

Tam Lin Folk Instruments


Maker and repairer of violins, lutes, crwths, viola da gambas, guitars, theorbos, archlutes, citterns, dulcimers, hurdy-gurdys, mandolins, bagpipes, and other instruments.  Left-handed instruments a specialty. 
Location:  Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  For more info:  call Thom Reed at 414-873-9653.

Other


Theorbo Sheet Music
Theorbo CDs
Theorbo Books