Instruments

Flemish Instruments

The case is of poplar or willow, painted upon a chalk base, inside with tapestry. For extra charge gilding or marbling is possible. The soundboard is of fine spruce and has a gilded tin-rose. Painting of soundboard and lid upon request. The key tops normally are of bone and bog oak. The stand of oak in typical Flemish form is standard, the elaborate ladder-form with up to 11 turned columns is possible for extra charge.

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Harpsichords | Virginals


Harpsichords

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Flemish Harpsichord 01

Two-manual Flemish harpsichord
after Johannes Ruckers (1624)

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Flemish Harpsichord 02

Two-manual Flemish harpsichord
after Johannes Ruckers (1624)

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Flemish Harpsichord 03

Two-manual Flemish harpsichord
after Johannes Ruckers (1624)

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Flemish Harpsichord 04

Two-manual Flemish harpsichord
after Johannes Ruckers (1624)

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Flemish Harpsichord 05

Single-manual Flemish harpsichord
after Andreas Ruckers (1637)

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Virginals

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Flemish Virginal 01

Flemish double virginal
after Johannes Ruckers (around 1620)

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Photos: © Volker Platte (except as noted otherwise)