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The most beautifully elaborate instruments from the Baroque
The clavichord was very popular from the 16th century to the 18th century, but mainly flourished in German-speaking countries, Scandinavia, and the Iberian Peninsula in the latter part of the Baroque era. Most of the instruments built before the 1730s were small - about four feet long. Photo: Gerard Janot.