Treble / Alto Recorder in f’’ after Rippert,
a = 440, stained boxwood, double holes, baroque (English) fingering,
At original pitch a = 405 and other woods on request,

Jean-Jaques Rippert, Paris (b.1696 – d.1716)
Mark: Rippert, Dolphin and shield bearingt 6 lozenges.

Together with Hotteterre he was characterised as one of the best flute- and recorder-makers and is surely the leading recorder-maker in the 18th century in France. His instruments found their way as far afield as Frankfurt, Amsterdam and London.

Lit.: Tula Giannini, Great Flutemakers of France …,London 1993
Guido Klemisch, „Zur Bauweise der Blockflöte um 1700 und Möglichkeiten des Nachbaus,“ in SAIM, Beiheft 12, Michaelstein/Blankenburg, 1992, S. 47
Phillip T. Young , 4900 Historical Woodwind Instruments, London 1993,
William Waterhouse, The New Langwill Index, London 1993, ISBN 0-946113-04-1)