Below you will find pictures of new citterns and other historic, wire-strung
instruments built by modern makers. The list is arranged alphabetically by maker.Clicking on the thumbnail image of the instrument will take you
to a separate page of images for that instrument which may contain additional information.
For contact information for individual makers as well as a complete listing of current builders, please see the Makers & Suppliers page.
If you have an instrument that you would like to have pictured, or know
of anyone who does, please feel free to contact me and we will be more than happy to post it to this page.
Date/Country of Origin
Pictures of a cittern sent to me for inclusion in the site back in 2002(?). The original email has since been lost. If you have any further information, please contact me.
4-course cittern modeled after Gasparo de Salo and Praetorius's "Klein Englisch
Zitterlein." Large images of the cittern and ceterone side-by-side can be seen here.
Chromatic, 4 courses. 49 cm mensur.
1998, Norwich, England
Two Italian carved hexachord citterns.
1999, Norwich, England
Italian cittern after original in Florence (attr. to Nicolo Amati).
Two different citterns modeled after Campi, and an English cittern.
Instrument completed for final exam at the Austrian instrument building school in Hallstatt, 2007.
2007, California, USA
Chromatic, 4 courses. Outline based on the Zuyderzee citterns but modified to have a slightly shorter string length in order to allow more comfortable playing of some of the long left-hand stretches in the English repertoire.