Sigrun Richter

Renaissance and Baroque lute, archlute, theorbo, chitarrone, vihuela, baroque guitar

The great popularity and spread of the lute mean there is a wide repertoire from the period from  1500-1800. At the same time as the stylistic changes there are expansions to the instruments from the six-string

Renaissance lute to the 13-string Baroque lute. In addition to their role as general bass instruments, the theorbo and chitarrone also have their own solo repertoire.

Candidates learn to play various original lute scores during individual tuition. Playing practice-specific techniques are explained from historical sources.

Additional option for advanced musicians: lute consort, basso continuo, medieval ensemble.