Roderick Schuster 38 string Luftresonanz Concert Zither

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Roderick Schuster 38 string Luftresonanz Concert Zither

Post by Dave » Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:22 pm

A reader of the web site shared photos and the following note for a zither purchased years ago at Zapf's Music Store.

"Many years ago we purchased a Zither from Zapf Music Store in Olney, Philadelphia, PA. This zither was made in Philadelphia by Roderich Schuster. Our daughter took lessons from Mr. Zapf."
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Re: Roderick Schuster 38 string Luftresonanz Concert Zither

Post by kenbloom » Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:59 am

My first really good zither was a Schuster from Zapf's. It was a 40 string harfenzither. I got it from him in 1975. I wish I still had it. I traded it in to Sofian for the 42 string Meinel. I still have a picture of me with the instrument taken at Winfield, Kansas in 1976.

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Re: Roderick Schufter.. 40 string Harp Concert Zither

Post by muddy fingers » Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:12 pm

I just purchased a Roderich Schufter Harp Zither-40 Strings..Am I in for a treat? Is there more information on this builder...It is made in Chameran/Bayer.Wald in 1984.

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