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Taille de hautbois after Hendryk Richter

Tenor oboe in F. Pitch A = 415 Hz.
Stained service tree (sorb tree). Two brass or silver keys.

 

The original instrument 

Preserved in Paris, Musée de la Musique, n° E.1185. Dark stained boxwood. Ivory rings on each joint and at the opening of the bell.

Hendryk Richters was a Dutch woodwind maker active during the first half of the XVIIIth century with his brother Fredrik. Subsisting instruments by him, mostly out of ebony with ornamented ivory mountings, show a particular craftsmanship.








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Taille de hautbois after Hendryk Richter
Photos by Philippe Roulaud
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