Description: Harpsichord, Clavichord - CLAVICHORD 53 FROM GERMANY
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This Clavichord follows an instrument dated 1740 in the Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, Netherlands.
It has a compass of C - e''' being enough for J.S.Bach's keyboard music and much else.
It is also double fretted, which interferes little with playing as no more than two adjacent notes share the same strings.
A double fretted instrument requires fewer strings for the same number of notes making tuning easier and reducing downward pressure on the bridge.
Combined with the light, positive keyboard action the result is an instrument which produces a clear tone capable of a wide dynamic range.
Solid brass tangents act on brass strings and the instrument can be tuned to either a=415 or a=440.
A cassette recording of music by Bach, Haydn, Howells and Bartok played on this clavichord by John Cramer is available on request.
Disposition: Double fretted 8'
Compass:4 1/2 octave C - e3 53 Notes
Casework and mouldings mitred alder (other kind of wood as an option) , soundboard spruce, solid pine baseboard, lime key shafts, sycamore naturals and fruitwood sharps (other kind of wood as an option).
Size: 115cm long, 36cm wide, 11cm deep. Weight: 12 kg
Available at additional costs on request :
Clavichord - Panelled lid $ 410.00
The panelled lid is made from solid alder with the panels themselves construction in the traditional way to allow for the natural expansion and contraction of timber.
Clavichord - Stand $ 450.00
The stand is made from solid alder to match the clavichord.
Suited case $ 190.00
Black leather imitation, inside padded
Delivery time : 3 months up to 6 months
Warranty 24 months
Clavichord - Double fretted - From GERMANY
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