Complete List/ Pedal Harpsichords
Complete List/ Clavichords
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.
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.
#3941 PA Sold
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.