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The Ruckers Double Harpsichord *

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff to back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note reverse keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Tapered pearwood jacks with holly tongues,
  boar bristle springs & Canada goose quill
Strung in Malcolm Rose wire
Handpainted Forest Green exterior, Colonial Green interior
Gilded rose & case mouldings
Soundboard painting by Diana Ford using Australian motifs
  in style of early I Ruckers
Flemish printed papers to keywell (Reverse Johannes)
  & case rim (Sylvius Moresque II)
Seven leg turned table stand in French oak
Oak music desk, lid sticks, and adjustable stool

CAREY BEEBE • MMIII

Ruckers Double Harpsichord on travel stand 7K jpeg

Ruckers Double
on travel stand

Our most versatile instrument,
with a rich and powerful voice.

Size: 216 x 84cm
Value: $72000
Performance Fee: $980

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* Flightcase compatible
for safe transit anywhere


Our 2003 Ruckers Double is probably our most popular hire instrument. Since making its debut with two performances by Les Arts Florissants in the series of concerts opening Singapore’s iconic Esplanade — Theatres by the Bay, it has returned to Singapore for Singapore Symphony Orchestra, been heard in Dubai with Seattle Baroque, and toured many times all over Australia with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.


 

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