Homepage – The front page of this site

SITEMAP – This page, giving an organised list of all the pages at this site.  You can move around the site by either clicking on the links at the bottom of each page or returning to the sitemap from any page

Biography – Information about the work and career of Darryl Martin
The Swan Mark – Explains the ideas behind and use of the black swan as the maker’s mark 

Contact – Real and electronic contact details

University of Edinburgh – Information about the Instrument Collections of the University, and about Musical Instrument postgraduate courses in the Music Department

Publications – A list of Darryl Martin’s publications
Online Articles – Various unpublished articles or papers which are available to freely download
            Some thoughts on gut strings.
            Reconstructing an Instrument after a portrait by Jan van Hemessen, Antwerp, about 1530
            Stringed Keyboard Instruments in England to 1630
            The Talbot manuscript - better as it is than the book it never was?
            The Palmer orpharion ; a re-evaluation
            Early English virginals
            Talbot, Mersenne and Praetorius : the uses - and abuses - of historical sources
            English virginal design concepts and pitch standards
            Tension-Free Instruments - The Guitar and Mandolin Designs of Orville Gibson.
            Forward to the past - the reconstruction of historical keyboard instruments
            Design concepts and innovation in London instrument making
Drawings etc. – Details about purchasing Darryl Martin’s thesis and various technical drawings he has made
English virginals – An overview of the surviving English virginals with a discussion about compass and pitch
Talbot manuscript – An overview of the manuscript and what it consists of

Early English Instruments – Describing the various plucked keyboard instruments offered by the workshop
Clavichords – Describing the clavichords offered by the workshop
            Prices and Ordering Information – For the Early English instruments and Clavichords
Gallery – Images of various instruments which have been made by the workshop
Workshop and Philosophy – Information about the working approaches of Darryl Martin
Frequently Asked Questions – Things you might wish to know that others have already thought to ask

Darryl Martin’s News – Find out what is new!

Links – To various musical and non-musical things