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The Ruckers Double Harpsichord

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by brass levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note bone keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Tapered pearwood jacks with holly tongues,
  boar bristle springs & natural Celcon plectra
Strung in Malcom Rose wire
Gilded rose
Soundboard painting by Diana Ford
  in style of early I Ruckers
Flemish printed papers to keywell (Reverse Seahorse),
  case rim (Single Mask Medallion) & jackrail (Emperor Mask Medallion)
Latin mottos on papered lid interior
Marbled exterior, bright mouldings
Seven leg table stand in French oak
Oak music desk & lid sticks
Matching oak stool with buttoned leather seat


Royal Opera House, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

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Ton Koopman directing Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra during the inaugural performance of the Carey Beebe 2011 Ruckers Double Harpsichord
Royal Opera House, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, 10 March 2013

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