Soprano recorder after Terton,
a = 415, boxwood, double holes, Baroque/English fingering, silver decoration on request

* you can hear the Terton soprano recorder on the following CD’s:
· Chevalet 2000 TKZ Production CHCD2001 with Rey Sunami
· Digital Recording Berlin 45611/ 1997 with Anja Hufnagel



Engelbert Terton, Amsterdam (1676 –1752),
stamp E TERTON with a crown above and a lion below light-brown,
acid-stained boxwood head- and foot-joint with silver decoration

This soprano-recorder together with two alto-recorders is in the Municipal Museum (Gemeente-Museum), The Hague, The Netherlands.
Terton was born in Rijssen (NL), went to Amsterdam before 1710, where he became a citizenship with the trade of an instrument-maker in that year. After having lived for two decades on Warmoesstraat, in 1731 he bought a house on Nieuwezijds Achterburgwal.

 

Lit.: R. van Acht, V. van den Ende, H. Schimmel, „Niederländische Blockflöten des 18. Jahhunderts“, Celle 1991.
R. van Acht in GSJ 41/83, van Acht in Tibia 3/90
Guido Klemisch, „Zur Bauweise der Blockflöte um 1700 und Möglichkeiten des Nachbaus,“ in SAIM, Beiheft 12, Michaelstein/Blankenburg, 1992, S. 47
William Waterhouse, The New Langwill Index, London 1993, ISBN 0-946113-04-1
Phillip T. Young , 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments, London 1993