On Wed, 27 Feb 2008 11:02:30 -0800, David Calhoun <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>A vague recollection -
>some decades past a seattle personage making objects which fit a
>dictionary definition of "harpsichord" often strung the somewhat
>foreshortened (on a heavy case) bottom notes (roughly FF to C) in
>a white wire which someone told me might be berryl alloy. Would
>this stuff, which iirc sounded a bit better than thick hard yellow
>brass in this context, possibly have been this same thing?
No idea about "white". The stuff I've got here is distinctly bronz-y, almost
like real copper - slightly brighter.