Moeck Alto Recorder after Stanesby in Boxwood (a=415)
5324 Stanesby alto a=415, Indian boxwood. Thomas Stanesby senior (1668-1734) was a London maker and this alto instrument, designed by Ralf Ehlert, is copied from an original in the Frans Bruggen collection in Amsterdam. Faithful to the original model, this instrument has a beautiful, open and strong sound in all registers and is especially effective as a solo or mixed chamber instrument.
Made from Indian boxwood, which is a hard wood producing a clear, round tone. Specific density 0.91. Brilliant, full, round tone.