Liuto forte worldwide
Instruments are moreover to be found in all the German provinces, as well as in France, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Schweden, Lithuania, Poland, Kazakhstan, Israel, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States.
Among the Liuto forte players are professional musicians as well as amateurs of the lute and guitar scene. All styles and playing styles from the Middle Ages to the present are represented. Some prominent lutenists point out in their programs that they play a liuto forte. Others prefer not to mention this – in consideration of the puristic part of their followers.