All you wanted to know about lutes (but were afraid to ask)

An interview with Worcestershire local John Colbourne, who is both lutier (lute maker) and lutenist (lute player).

We discuss the evolution of the lute and early Renaissance music, Elizabeth’s patronage of the arts, and the most effective contemporary instrument to use in a bar-room brawl, among other things.

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