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Clavicytherium replica, Adlam Burnett, Gourdhurst, 1973

DETAILS

Object name
Makers
Date
1973
Object number
RCM0001A
Acquisition
Purchase from Adlam Burnett — 1973

Description

A playable replica of the c.1480 clavicytherium, RCM0001. There is general consensus that the instrument this replica is based on, an unusual upright harpsichord, is the earliest surviving stringed keyboard instrument in the world.

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