Comparison with the Original Instrument

1638 Ruckers Except for the case being of walnut and veneer, the instrument is a very close copy of 1638IRb. Note the short upper keyboard and the transposed lower keyboard.
1997 Tyre Made from the drawings of the old harpsichord, strung with soft iron Gug wire and heavy downbearing on the soundboard, the instrument is extremely resonant and the sound complex.