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Collection Abbreviation B-Antwerp: Vleeshuis
Accession 134 (VH2111)
Maker Abbreviation Schrattenbach
Lowest Note F#+
Size extended contrabass
Year Made 16C
Pitch 440
Pieces
Length 2620
Keys 4
Material Body maple
Material Mounts brass
Material Keys brass
Notes Stamped with a trefoil. Bocal enters at side; all metal parts, fontanelle & head joint cap are replacements. Sounding length is 2433 mm. An extended recorder (lowest note is C#, with all 10 holes closed; F# is produced by the fingering 0 123 4567). One of the keys is at the back.

For critical measurements & other details see Adrian Brown's Renaissance Recorders Database; Brown (2005b: 535).

Baines (1966: 80 & fig. 414)
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