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Baroque Alto Recorder by Herbert Paetzold After Eichentopf
- Model: Eichentopf
- Pitch: A = 415 Hz
- Wood: boxwood
- Ships from: Germany
- Price: 1800 €
- Current state: Copy of a treble recorder in f after Johann Heinrich Eichentopf (1678–1769, instrument maker from Leipzig, a contemporary of Bach) by Herbert Paetzold (*1943), also known as the developer of the famous square bass recorders. Eichentopf’s recorders have a narrow bore and therefore a clear high register. The original of this copy is presented in the permanent exhibition of the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg (exhibit MIR200) and can be heard played on Büggen’s 1972 recording of the C minor recorder sonata by Loeillet (Frans Brüggen “17 Blockflöten”, Das Alte Werk). The instrument is in mint condition, seems rarley played but well mentained. European boxwood, tuning pitch 415 hz, baroque/Dolmetsch fingering, single holes as the original.