GUITARS

GUITARS A wide range of different shapes and sounds: folk, classical, or baroque guitar, 12-string guitar, arpeggione (or Gambe guitar), reduced-size or triangular-body guitar, Jo guitar (a banjo in a guitar!), standard guitar Weissenborn, dreadnought guitar, jumbo, medieval, flamenco, gypsy jazz, and other inventions: mano jazz, sun guitar, ‘allumette’, singers,…

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BASS

BASS Several original bass models to discover: acoustic, electro-acoustic or electro-static bass, but also harpobass, stick bass, travel double bass, Jo bass, filbass, guembri, gombri, guembass, big mama, mamba or mandobass…

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GUEMBRIS

GUEMBRIS Plusieurs versions orginales d’une interprétation personnelle du guembri : guembri, guembri électro, guembasse, guembasse électro, gombri, awicha (à l’octave), guembri G3 (jouable à l’archet), mais aussi du n’goni…

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BOUZOUKIS

BOUZOUKIS & MANDOLAS Various ways of playing and various sounds to discover with the bouzouki or the “sazouk” (instrument mixing bouzouki and saz), mandola and its medieval range, cittern, mandolin, bowed-mandola or the eden M model.

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BOWED

BOWED STRINGS Several original bowed strings models are made in the workshop, from the « pochette » to the cello, rebecs, viol, citol and bowed mandola, hurdy-gurdy, viola de gamba, viol bass, treble viol, lyra-viol, cello di borbone, arpeggione, yayli tanbur,  morin khuur, rebab, erhu and marine trumpets!  Also look…

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EDEN

“EDEN” MODELS The “Eden” range brings together all the bowed instruments with this way of playing; the instrument is played with a strap and you stand as you play it. This range is made of Eden B (bass), G (guitar), M (mandola), C (cello), A (alto), F (fiddle). Not including…

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OTHER

OTHER STRINGS In this section, there’s a small range of various original string instruments that might not be included in the big families of guitars, bass, bouzoukis or mandolas. For example, 10-string harp, “shamy” harp, tiple, dulcimer, ukulele and sun ukulele, sun-lyre, lute, citol or bowed citol, bouzouki-guitar, “manteur”, “bluesheep”,…

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PERCUS

SMALL PERCUSSIONS Original small percussions made in the instrument workshop of Philippe Berne: musical arc, musical shell, spoon, clave, “clavero”, finger clave, josefa, “plank to hit”, strings drum, stompbox, double-box and stickbow!

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MOONS

THE NINE MOONS 2015… It’s been 17 years, dammit! It’s been 17 years since the workshop was created, 20 years since the first guitar was made and still enjoying working as much, still having the same desire to discover new possibilities, so… thanks Life! The work is here, along with…

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ANACCORDS

ANACCORDS Nouveauté 2018, une première série de 7 tableaux a été présentée au Salon international d’art contemporain art3f à Paris en janvier… D’autres ont suivi, d’autres suivront… En 2018, j’ai imaginé les “anaccords” : moitié tableaux, moitié sculptures, entièrement réalisés avec des bois utilisés en lutherie et sur le thème…

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