The Complete List/ Pedal Harpsichords

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The Complete List/ Clavichords


#3994 VA
Zuckerman kit built clavichord, 1970. unfretted, 4 1/2 octaves, single strung. Best tuned to early baroque pitch. The instrument is in VA. As is.  $600 OBO.

 


#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.

 


#4005 HCH

Double fretted clavichordby Carl Fudge, C/E - c’’’, bass short octave, at A392, case in cherry. Includes padded, zippered case with carry handles. $3,500.

 


#3971 CAN
Clavichord by Johannes Morley, 1979. FF - g’’’, 63 notes, five octave, mahogany case, turned fluted legs. Last serviced in 2015. The instrument is in Canada. $3,900.

 


#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.

 


#3960 AL
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Double-fretted clavichord by Dan Rembold, 2017, opus 6, after example by G. Rosenau, 1766 in the Swedish Museum of Performing Arts. 53 notes C - e''' tuned in Werkmeister III at A=415. Fretting can be adjusted to a different temperament upon request. Mahogany hand-filled finish, balanced keys with ebony naturals and pearwood sharps. Double-strung in yellow brass. Dimensions: 48-5/8 x 14-5/16 x 5-1/8 in. The instrument is in AL. $4,900.

 


#3400 NH
Clavichord, by Joel R. van Lennep, 1972, after typical 16th century instruments by Pisaurensis. C/E short octave. Twenty two pairs of strings for forty five keys; lowest octave unfretted; next octave one and two keys per string pair; highest octaves, two, three and four keys per string pair. (42” x 15”, 15lbs) The instrument is in NH. $5,500.

 


#3983 WI
Clavichord by Hugh Gough, 1979, FF - f’’’, 61 notes, unfretted, boxwood naturals, ebony sharps, mahogany case, turned legs. The instrument is in WI. $6,500.

 


#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. 

 


#3951 GER
Clavichord, copy of 17th and 18th century German instrument, by Carl Fudge (US) 1986, E – c’’’ (may be tuned C/E - c’’’ short octave), double fretted, custom-built, natural cherry finish, hand carved keys, lined cover. The instrument is in Germany. € 7,000

 


#3999 AL
Double-fretted clavichord by Dan Rembold, completed September 2017, opus 7, after example by G. Rosenau, 1766 in the Swedish Museum of Performing Arts. 53 notes C - e''', tuned in Werkmeister III at A=415 or can be tuned to A=440. Fretting can be adjusted to a different temperament upon request. Sapele hand-filled finish, ebony naturals with bone-topped sharps. Double-strung in yellow brass and iron wire. Dimensions: 48-7/8” x 14-3/8” x 5-1/8”. Eighteenth-century style stand with fluted and tapered legs included.  The instrument is in AL. $7,500.

 


#4003 HCH
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Clavichord by Anne Acker, 2013, Paris Workshop design after Hubert. C - d’’’, 51 notes, Tuning is 1/6 comma meantone , currently at  A389, double strung. Case in cherry, Swiss pine soundboard, boxwood naturals and fruitwood accidentals. (length 51"; width 14"; depth of case 5”, weight 39 lbs. ,6 1/4” octave) Includes padded cover. $8,000.
Ed: this instrument has really fine case resonance and a mellow, full timbre...quite a pleasure to play. gng

 


#3931 HCH
- Sale Pending
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.

 


#3972 HCH

Clavichord by Tyre and Goudzwaard, 1995, opus 85. Ff - f’’’, 61 notes, keys of bone with carved arcades, cherry case, turned fluted legs. (60 1/2" x 20", 6 1/4" octave) $12,500. ~ Ed: this instrument was owned by Gavin Black and is meticulously crafted--certainly one of the finest unfretted instruments to grace our gallery. gng