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4541 HCH

Flemish Single after Ruckers by Brodersen

4541 HCH

Single-manual harpsichord after Andreas Ruckers, 1637, completed in 2012 by Christopher Brodersen. Original in the Germanisches National Museum, Nuremberg. 1 x 8' and 1 x 4' with buff. Compass C/E-c'''. Knock-down trestle stand and fallboard - Strung with 'p-wire' from Stephen Birkett quilled in delrin. - The exterior of the instrument is decorated in faux-marble. The interior is fully decorated with a gilded soundboard rose, soundboard painting, and block-printed Flemish papers by Peter and Anne MacTaggert. Both sections of the lid carry Latin mottos: "Sic transit gloria mundi' and "Musica magnorum est solamen dulce laborum."  A meticulous copy of the original. 

Dimensions:  73" x 28 1/2"  with a 6 5/8" octave span.  Padded cover and tools included. 



Listed 1/30/23
Consigned to Rehoboth, MA  1/4/24