Erik Martens Shawms

Renaissance Alto Shawm

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Renaissance Alto G                                      £900

 

 

Based on the shawm painted by Jheronimus Bosch in 'The Garden of Earthly Delight'

 

https://tuinderlusten-jheronimusbosch.ntr.nl/en#

 

 

 

Included in the prices are a single reed and a shawm bag.

The quoted prices do not include Package and Posting. Please get in contact for a P&P price.

Additional reeds can be supplied with the shawm at extra cost.

 

'Spanish' Shawms

From Left to Right: F Alto, C Soprano, Sopranino, D Soprano and G Alto

Spanish Sopranino in F or G     £250

 

Spanish Soprano in C or D        £350

 

Spanish Alto in F or G                £500

 

 

 

 

Included in the prices are a single reed and a shawm bag.

The quoted prices do not include Package and Posting. Please get in contact for a P&P price.

Additional reeds can be supplied with the shawm at extra cost.

 

Please note: I try to always have a small stock of these instruments, but this not guaranteed. Please get in contact with me if you require a short delivery.

How to Play the Shawm Tutorial Books

How to play the shawm

Aline Hopchet

First Book

 

Introduction:

The method will let you discover the world of the shawm, a double-reed instrument which was popular throughout the middle ages until the early baroque era. Here you will learn about the basic repertoire of this wonderful instrument and how the master the main fingering. This method  is aimed at both beginners and more advanced players and includes simple exercises and many pieces from the middle ages, the renaissance and early 17th century.

 

The book is bilingual. Available in German/English or French/Dutch language.

Price £20 + P&P

 

 

How to play the shawm 2

Aline Hopchet

Second book (CD included)

 

This second part has illustrations and lots of pieces from the medieval period through the renaissance to the 17th century. It introduces the sopranino shawm and gives fingering for shawms in c' and d'. There is more about period performance practice, together with an introduction to renaissance ornamentation and descriptions of dances popular at the time, such as the bransle, pavan, galliard, basse dance and tourdion.

 

With the CD, recdorded with my ensemble Cannamella, you can play along with a whole range of different instrumental ensembles.

 

The book is bilingual. Available in German/English or French/Dutch language.

Price £20 + P&P

 

 

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