For additional information about viols (aka violas da gamba), visit the Viol section of the Early String Instruments page.

Ander Arroitajauregi Aranburu


Maker of violas da gamba, violones, and other early fretted instruments. 
Location:  Spain.

Merion David Attwood


Maker of viols, Baroque violins, violas, and cellos, and early bows
Location:  United Kingdom.

Baroqueviolins.com


Maker and restorer of violas da gamba, violones, and Baroque violins, violas, and cellos
Location:  Genoa, Italy.

Martin Biller Violins


Maker of violas d'amore, violas da gamba, violins, violas, and cellos.
Location:  Waukegan, Illinois.

Vincenzo Cipriani


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

Bert Dekker


Maker of Violas da gamba, violones, lirones, and barytons
Location:  Vries, Netherlands.

Karl M. Dennis


Maker of Baroque violins and violas, violas da gamba, vielles, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Warren, Rhode Island.

Hubert Dufour


Maker of viols and vielles
Location:  France.

Warren Ellison


Maker, repairer, and restorer of Baroque (and modern) violins, violas, and cellos, and viols
Location:  Jericho, Vermont.

Matthew Farley


Maker of vielles, medieval fiddles, violas da braccio, violas da gamba, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Rome, Italy.

Renate Fink


Maker of violas da gamba, violones, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Germany.

Sergio Gistri


Maker of viols and violones
Location:  Italy.

Horst Grünert


Maker of violas da gamba, violones, cellos, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  near Munich, Germany.

Gabriela Guadalajara


Maker and repairer of Baroque violins, violas, and cellos, and violas da gamba
Location:  New York, New York.

Peter Hütmannsberger


Maker of violas da gamba, violones, lirones, and barytons
Location:  Linz, Austria.

Timothy G. Johnson


Maker and restorer of violins, violas, violoncellos, and viols
Location:  Hewitt, Texas.

Richard Jones


Maker of Renaissance viols
Location:  Scotland.

Judith Kraft


Maker of viols, Baroque violins, rebecs, and Medieval fiddles
Location:  Paris, France.

Gesina Liedmeier


Maker and restorer of viols and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Horssen, Netherlands.

Thomas Mace


Maker and restorer of Baroque violins, viols, cellos, violas da gamba, and violone
Location:  Louisville, Kentucky.

Edward Maday


Maker of violins, violas, cellos, viols, violone, violas d'amore, and other stringed instruments. 
Location:  Woodmere, New York.

Owen Morse-Brown


Maker of violas da gamba, lirone, barytons, vielles, hurdy gurdys, psalteries, and tromba marina
Location:  United Kingdom.

Northern Renaissance Instruments


Seller of lutes, viols, citterns, bandoras, orpharions, early guitars, rebecs, and other early early stringed instruments.  Also sells strings and string sets. 
Location:  Manchester, England.

Charlie Ogle


Viola da gamba and violone maker. 
Location:  Beijing, China.

Pringle Viols


Maker of viols, violones, lira da braccio, lirones, barytons, fiddles, vielles, rebecs, and Renaissance and Baroque violins, violas, and cellos
Location:  Efland, North Carolina.

Arthur Robinson


Maker of viols, violones, rebecs, Medieval fiddles, modern and Baroque violins, violas, and cellos, and harps
Location:  Australia.

Rzepka Strings


Maker of violas da gamba, classical guitars, and harps.
Location:  Portland, Maine.

Marco Salerno


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

René Slotboom


Maker of violas da gamba, violas d'amore, and Baroque cellos, violones, and double basses
Location:  Netherlands.

Marco Ternovec


Maker and restorer of violas da gamba, Medieval fiddles, violone, lirone, lira da braccio, violas da braccio, psalteries, and Baroque cellos, also early bows
Location:  Belgium.

violworks


Maker of violas da gamba, violones, lirones, barytons, violas d'amore, and Baroque violins, also bows
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.

Zuchowicz String Instruments


Maker of violins, violas, cellos, violas d'amore, violas da gamba, violones, and lirone
Location:  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Musica Sacra et Profana


Publisher of performance editions of Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque music for recorder, other early wind instruments, and viols. 
Location:  Oakland, California.

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.

Dolmetsch Online


Maker of recorders, harpsichords, viols, etc. 
Location:  Haslemere, England.

Early Music Shop


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

Bill Lazar


Seller of recorders, crumhorns, gemshorns, viols, vielles, rebecs, baroque violins, and other early instruments, also accessories. 
Location:  Mountain View, California.

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.

von Huene Workshop


Makes recorders and early flutes, and sells and repairs historical woodwinds and viols
Location:  Brookline, Massachusetts.

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