Is this the video?
> On Feb 12, 2018, at 1:18 PM, Mathias Rösel <mathias.roe...@t-online.de> wrote:
> In the video, Sven tells the kid that it is a lute built in 1727.
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> Gesendet: Montag, 12. Februar 2018 19:07
> An: baroque-lute
> Betreff: [BAROQUE-LUTE] Johann Christian Hoffman n, 14 course swan-neck lute
> in Leipzing
> Dear common wisdom,
> a couple of years ago I stumbled upon the Leipzig Museum website,
> planned to visit their Hoffman exhibition (but had to pass on it,
> unfortunately) - then one day realized that the pictured Hoffmann
> swan-neck lute they recently acquired (2012, says the YouTube video)
> mounts 14 courses: 8 fretted and 6 at the second pegbox (2x1, 6x2,
> See http://mfm.uni-leipzig.de/dt/Forschung/hoffmannn.php:
> <http://mfm.uni-leipzig.de/dt/Forschung/hoffmannn.php:> it's the
> first instrument pictured under Johann Christian Hoffmann' section on
> the page.
> It's a really strange instrument with an incredibly deep body (it must
> be uneasy to hold, or at least it looks so).
> I'm sure the book about Hoffmann they sell
> offmann.html) has all the measures about that instrument, but that book
> is really kind of expensive. The Museum's website doesn't talk about
> string length and date on this lute (I do read German and couldn't find
> the infos anywhere on the website)
> The YouTube video on the same page shows a German lutenist (Sven
> Schwannberger, I think) playing a swan-neck lute, which is of course
> not the original Hoffmann lute, as it shows 13 courses, as usual.
> Anybody out there who has more details about it?
> Thanks a lot,
> 1. http://mfm.uni-leipzig.de/dt/Forschung/hoffmannn.php
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