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Viola da Gamba Society of America

Online Database of Historical Viols
Detail 

Size:

Tenor

Place Made:

Maker:

A

Vienna

Hanns

Khögl

Date:

1676

Label Text:

Hannß Khögl Lauten vnd Geigen / macher in Wienn / Anno 1676 [printed]

Body Shape:

Viol

Current Location:

A

No. of Strings:

6

Collection:

Stift Kremsmünster

Sound Holes:

C

Catalog Number:

Head:

Putto

Private Owner:

Previous Owner:

Measurements:

Body Length:

48.4

String Length:

46.4

Rib Depth:

7.4

Upper Width:

23.3

Middle Width:

16.8

Bottom Width:

29.7

Information Source:

Martius 2001, esp. p. 15

Literature:

Martius 2001, esp. p. 15

Photographs:

Recordings:

Auctions:

Comments:

Martius 2001: string length exactly 2/3 of Khögl’s bass (LINZ 4, with original neck), so probably meant to be tuned in A rather than G.