We offer a great selection of functional musical instruments based on those that were used in the medieval and Renaissance times. If you are a performer, in a group band, or just interested in learning a new hobby, our historical musical instruments are perfect for doing so. They can be used at Renaissance fairs, medieval weddings, and reenactments. The also make great collectible pieces and learning tools. These instruments are fully functional (except where noted) and are great quality. We offer a vast range of products within a range in prices. You are sure to find something to suit your style and pocket book here. We have everything you need for your historical music hobby. For the beginner, we have excellent instructional books and CDs. We offer traditional Scottish bagpipes, Celtic style harps, medieval and Irish flutes, Renaissance lutes, fanfare trumpets, round hunting horns, and so much more.
Instructional Books & Videos (8)
We have the perfect instructional manual for beginning musicians. Whether you are learning to play the harp, the bagpipe or the lute, you will find a nice selection of instructional books and CDs here that feature information on how to tune your instrument, how to read music, finger placement, songs to play, and general, understandable information on how to play your new medieval instrument.
Instrument Accessories (6)
If you are buying or already have any of our musical instruments, such as our harps and bagpipes, make sure you take a look through our selection of instrument accessories to see what else may be convenient to have. We offer travel and carrying cases for harps and bagpipes, making it easier to transport these instruments and keep them safe when stored. You will find traditional-style harp stands that you can use to rest your harp on while playing and then use as a display table while not playing. We also have replacement strings for many of the harps we carry.
Percussion Instruments (12)
Percussion instruments produce sound by being hit, shaken, or through any movement that creates a vibration so that the object can make its sound. We have a large selection of medieval and Renaissance two-headed drums, Tabor drums, monks bells, jingle bells, and cymbals. Any percussion instrument adds depth to your music, whether you are a performer in a group or just like to play for fun. Our medieval drums and bells are top quality and totally functional. All of our drums come with a set of drum sticks.
String Instruments (15)
We offer a great selection of string instruments that are perfect for recreating historical music. The selection is made up of mainly harps, but we also offer a Renaissance lute, which is pretty easy to learn and comes with a case and instructional book. Our harp selection ranges from contemporary styles to Celtic styles with engraved Celtic knotwork. With many sizes to choose from as well, such as our miniature baby harps that are about 15 inches tall to our large floor models that are 51 inches tall, you will find everything in between. Harps sound beautiful when played solo or in a group setting, making them perfect for Renaissance fair performers, beginners, or even professional harp players.
Wind Instruments (34)
There are many different types of wind instruments that were used back in medieval and Renaissance times. These instruments were played for pleasure, at celebrations, during feasts, and were also used for military purposes. The main types of wind instruments you will find here are traditional Scottish bagpipes, practice chanters, all kinds of flutes, and many types of horns, as well as some Civil War style bugles.