Thank you Bill for a truly enjoyable post.
> On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 16:26:32 -0500, Tilman Skowroneck wrote:
> > Rainer Schütze
> > springs to mind, who in the Stuttgart conference in 1982 or 1983 (I forget)
> > had a harpsichord with a multibly split bass bridge. Looked pretty cute
> > really.
> He took the idea from Cristofori and credited him eith it, too. The
> instrument was one of his early "Mephistos,"
> pure Rainer but purporting to be German - which after all it was since
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