The Lute – Scores, Tuition & Sheet Music

Whether you are considering taking up the Lute, or you are a seasoned professional, we have something for everybody. Take a look through our instructional books, scores and sheet music, and you will find everything from East to West, and from early Medieval to late Baroque.

The Lute gets its name from the Arabic "ūd", and first came to Europe via Italy and Spain in the late 12th to early 13th Century. The term Lute refers to all Medieval strummed and plucked instruments, and includes amongst others the Baglama, Sitar, Theobo, Oud and the European Lute, and is the predecessor of the modern guitar.