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Sam Irwin Lyres
Soprano 30-string Not a student instrument, this is an inexpensive master lyre for progressing players. Its lightweight vertical laminate construction is designed for easy handling and playing. The spruce or cedar tonewood sound board produces a beautifully round and deeply resonant tone. Tonewood finishes can be cherry, maple, ash and alder and there is a choice of hand linished lacquer or high gloss finish. Chromatic tuning: G - C’’ Price: £875 Padded carry bag: £40 Replacement strings set: £65 Hard case: price available on request
Soprano 37-string This master instrument is heavily aligned to the original Sam Irwin Celtic lyre, first designed in 1994. It is a highly versatile instrument that delivers excellent sustain and roundness tone over three full octaves. Its ergonomic design creates a comfortable and intimate playing experience. An affordable quality instrument for serious players. Tonewood finishes can be cherry, maple, ash and alder and there is a choice of hand linished lacquer or high gloss finish. Chromatic tuning: E - E’’’ Price: £1,600 Padded carry bag: £65 Replacement strings set: £95 Hard case: price available on request
Master Lyres at reasonable prices
Solo 41-string With an extended range and enhanced ergonomics for comfortable playing, this beautiful instrument will bring your playing to a new level. With excellent sustain and a strong melodic tone over an extended playing range. Its ergonomic design creates a comfortable and intimate playing experience. An inexpensive lyre of high quality for committed players. Tonewood finishes can be cherry, maple, ash and alder and there is a choice of hand linished lacquer or high gloss finish. Chromatic tuning: C - E’’’ Price: £2,100 Padded carry bag: £65 Replacement strings set: £120 Hard case: price available on request
Alto 41-string The largest of our lyres, but it retains the playability and comfort of a smaller instrument. The resonant, full-bodied sound of this instrument is extremely pleasing. A beautiful affordable and quality lyre. Tonewood finishes can be cherry, maple, ash and alder (photo coming soon) and there is a choice of hand linished lacquer or high gloss finish. Chromatic tuning: E - A’’ Price: £2,400 Padded carry bag: £65 Replacement strings set: £150 Hard case: price available on request