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The Complete List/ Clavichords

 


#3863 CA
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Zuckermann kit built Clavichord, C-f’’’, 54 notes. Ornate brass hardware, decorative lettering and art. The instrument is in CA. $1,500
$1,100.

 


#3375 CO
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Clavichord by Sabathil & Son, 1967.54 notes, C - f'''. Unfretted. Metal framing for tuning stability. Good condition $1,900.

 


#3924 TX
Zuckermann double fretted clavichord; 45 notes C/E - c"'; 39" long, strung in brass throughout; boxwood naturals, rosewood sharps; pretty solid cherry case. The instrument is in TX. $3,075.

 


#3822 HCH
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Zuckermann King of Sweden clavichord, triple-fretted: 45 notes, C/E-c’’’, short octave in bass.   Boxwood naturals and rosewood sharps. Solid mahogany case. Lined carrying case for easy transport. $3,500.

 


#3794 CO Sold
Unfretted clavichord FF-g’’’, bichord strung throughout, built in 1988 by Fred Bettenhaussen, a fine Dutch early keyboard builder. This clavichord has been inspected and adjusted in Alan Cole's shop in Boulder and is in great condition. The instrument is in Colorado. $3,800.

 


#3941 PA
John Challis Clavichord, opus 318, 1969. GG - f’’’, unfretted, double strung, mahogany case, aluminum board and bridge. The instrument is in PA. This instrument is from the collection of Temple Painter, well-known concert artist who appeared with the NY Phil/ Philadelphia Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. $4,500.

 


#3539 HCH
Zuckermann King of Sweden clavichord
, triple-fretted : 45 notes, C/E-c’’’, short octave in bass.   Boxwood naturals and rosewood sharps. Solid mahogany case with a matching mahogany cabriole-leg stand, and a lined carrying case for easy transport.  Pretty moldings and paneled lid. (41" x 13", 6 1/2" octave) Makes a small but very musical sound.  Excellent condition.
$4500.

 


#3510 HCH
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Clavichord "The Urbino Intarsia"
. A Clavichord designed from a wood inlay depiction in the Palace of the Duke of Urbino, Italy. A simple and charming clavichord. 40" x 12.5" $4200 USD

 


#3539 HCH
Zuckermann King of Sweden clavichord
, triple-fretted : 45 notes, C/E-c’’’, short octave in bass.   Boxwood naturals and rosewood sharps. Solid mahogany case with a matching mahogany cabriole-leg stand, and a lined carrying case for easy transport.  Pretty moldings and paneled lid. Makes a small but very musical sound.  Excellent condition.
$4500.

 


#3869 HCH
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Portuguese fretted clavichord, copy of on instrument by Jacinto Ferreira dated 1783 (Lisbon) ; made in 2012 by Spanish (Torrelaguna) builder Rafael Marijuán Adrián. C-d’’’, double fretted, quarter comma meantone at 415, keys are of chestnut wood with boxwood covered naturals, rosewood covered sharps, tool box with chestnut lid & case, lid fitted with hand forged iron hinges. $5,200.

 


#3945 CO
Clavichord by John Shortridge, 1970. Double fretted C-f"' with 4' strings from C-G. An exquisite copy of an anonymous circa 1700 German double fretted clavichord. The original instrument is housed in the Smithsonian, and the maker, the late John Shortridge was a curator there. This is an extraordinary instrument in both sight and sound, is museum quality and is a rare treasure. The instrument is in CO. $6,500. 

 


#3836 AL Sold
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Large Unfretted clavichord after JA Hass (1763), by Dan Rembold, 2011.  FF-f’’’ (61 notes). Double-strung in yellow brass throughout, with a third string (4’ choir) for the lowest 20 notes, in low-tensile iron wire. This clavichord has substantial response, capable of bringing out the best in the performer and the music. 69 x 22 x 7.75 ". Ebony naturals. Tuned at A 415, capable of A440. Includes matching bench. $7,500.

 


#3050 HCH (shown above)
Fretted clavichord in 16th - early 17th century Italian style by Joel van Lennep, Boston
, 1969. GG/BB - d''' fretted as follows: GG/BB - A unfretted; a#- g'''# double fretted (d's& a's open) ; a'' - d''' triple fretted. Fretting set in meantone temperament. ( 62" x 20" - 6 1/4" octave) Strung in yellow brass throughout. This clavichord is based primarily on the instrument numbered "2", illustration XV in Praetorius' Theatrum Instrumentorum and the 1543 Pisaurensis clavichord in the Heyer Collection in Leipzeig. The five separate straight bridges are held in place by the downward pressure of the strings; the soundboard has a sloping midsection to allow for this. A separate soundboard runs under the keyboard. A true "inner-outer" instrument, the delicate inner case is cedar with full moldings, weighs less than 10 kg. / 22 lbs. The outer case is covered in grey Italian silk velvet, (62" x 20" ~ 6 1/4" octave) . Keyboard of ebony with rosewood sharps and arcaded fronts. Painted trestle strand. From the shop of a noted Boston School builder and former curator of musical instruments at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Includes tool kit and maintenance guide. $4,500 as is. With additional shop work to include our 5 year warranty, $5,500.

 


#3931 HCH

Keith Hill clavichord, opus 273, 1992. GG - f’’’, 59 notes, double fretted @ A415. Keyboard of boxwood with ebony capped sharps. Lovely double fretted instrument with painted case in two colors; exterior wine, interior green with gold roping painted in, Flemish papers around soundboard. (54” x 15”, 6 1/4” octave) $8,900.

 


#2529 HCH (shown above) Sold
Unfretted made by Chickering and Sons under the direction of Arnold Dolmetsch
, 1907, Boston; Opus 26, 61 Notes, FF-f’’’. Original dark green finish with lovely patina; turned trestle stand; excellent; with original stringing, keyboard, and case paint; reverse keyboard of ebony and ivory. This instrument is among the “unknown” instruments reported in Richard Troeger’s recent article: "The Dolmetsch/Chickering Clavichords and their Model”.
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