Scordatura explored in DELITIAE PHILOSOPHICAE ET MATHEMATICAE Der Philosophischen und Mathematischen Erquickstunden -1653 Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp & Berns, Jörg Jochen

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Peg box of the 16th Century violin revealing the original three peg holes

Music from DELITIAE PHILOSOPHICAE ET MATHEMATICAE Der Philosophischen und Mathematischen Erquickstunden – 1653
Harsdörffer, Georg Philipp & Berns, Jörg Jochen

Johannes Welltern – Allemanda (Scordatura) G D G B

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Violin attrib to Gaspar da Salo (doubtful)- 16th century Brescian (?)- originally 3 String

Peter Sheppard Skaerved – Workshop recording (Wapping 14 7 17)

Reverse of scroll with traces of incised decoration

Treble side F hole

Bass side bouts and back