Picture of harpsichord, clavichord - CLAVICHORD 53 FROM GERMANY

Picture of harpsichord, clavichord - CLAVICHORD 53  FROM GERMANY

harpsichord, clavichord - CLAVICHORD 53 FROM GERMANY

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, positi... more

 

 

 



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