Double-virginal mother and child after Johannes Ruckers,
Antwerp, 1623

Compass: C/E — c3, mother 8´, child 4´, coupled, Length: 171 cm,
Deep: 50 cm,
Height: 27 cm

Typical for the muselar the strings will be plucked near the middle. Thats why the sound is very warm and sweet. he child sounds one octave above and sounds like a music clock. Listen!

Listen to the sound-example Muselar

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(mp3, 2,6 MB)


Listen to the sound-example Child

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(mp3, 1,3 MB)


Listen to the sound-example Mother and Child

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(mp3, 2,0 MB)