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ve knuckled down with the Bose on repeat track,” said Christopher Kohut after a practice session on his renaissance lute to memorize Scottish tunes for upcoming weddings.
“Stayed up till 1:00, Nailed three of ‘em.” Playing the once-common, but now unusual, instrument for weddings requires transitions and elimination.
Kohut says of the nineteen stringed instrument, “The technique isn’t really that difficult, it just sounds like more than it is.” What the lute is, is a difficult instrument to master. Kohut has his hands (literally) around the title. His timing is good. Celtic and Scottish lute music is making a comeback -- especially at Celtic events and weddings..