Instrumentarium

Here are some of Hideki's instruments (Click on image for bigger picture):


7-course Renaissance Lute by John Rollins, Bellingham, WA, 2000; after Giovanni Hieber


10-course Renaissance Lute by John Rollins, 1987; after Wendelio Venere


11-course Baroque Lute by Mel Wong, San Francisco, CA, 1994; after Hans Burkholtzer


Archlute by Mel Wong, 2006; after Magno Tieffenbrucker


Theorbo / Chitarrone by Mel Wong, 2008; after Matheus Buchenberg


Gallichon / Mandora by Mel Wong, 2010; own design


Mandolino by Mel Wong, 2008; after an anonymous Italian instrument


Renaissance Guitar by Mel Wong, 2008; own design


Vihuela / Viola da mano by Mel Wong, 2008; own design


Baroque Guitar by Mel Wong, 2004; own design


Theorboed Guitar / Chitarra Atiorbata by Christopher Davies, Portland, OR, 2010; own design


Romantic Guitar by Kenny Hill, Ben Lomond, CA. 1997; after Louis Panormo


Romantic Guitar, anonymous French(?), mid 19th-c.; restored and converted into a 7-string by Mel Wong


Romantic Guitar by Al. Seugrabi, Naples, late 19th-c.


Terz Guitar, anonymous Viennese(?), late 19th- or early 20th-c.; restored by Mel Wong


10-String Guitar labeled Sonora, late 19th- or early 20th-c