The instruments in the photographs were commissioned specifically by the town council to be set permanently in the museum. This is a six orders vihuela, a Renaissance drum, a rebec with his bow, a monochord, a hornpipe, and a rattle.

All instruments are replicas of antique prints and consistent with the period.

Hornpipe

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Hornpipe located at the Hidalgo Museum of Alcazar de San Juan

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Rattle

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Rattle located at the Hidalgo Museum of Alcazar de San Juan

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Monochord

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2 strings monocordio built according to the reference collected in Misurgia Universalis, of Athanasius Kircher, published in 1650, Iconilmus VIII Folio 487, Figure VI.

It is made of mahogany and German Spruce in the body, boxwood pegs. The strings are gut.

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Rebec

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Rebec with characteristics of early Renaissance. It has three strings. Mahogany body, cedar soundboard, fingerboard and tailpiece are chestnut. Maple Bridge and boxwood pegs. Ebony nut. The strings are gut. The bow is Cherry.

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Renaissance drum

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Renaissance style drum snare. Built in poplar with patches of lamb. The tuners and tensors made of leather.

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Vihuela

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Vihuela.

580mm string length.
Six orders Vihuela built in rosewood the body and cedar the top. Mahogany neck and rosewood fingerboard. Boxwood pegs and ebony bridge.

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