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Three Centuries of Harpsichord Making

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$132.00 • £105.95 • €119.00

ISBN 9780674888456

Publication Date: 01/01/1965


472 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 299 line illustrations, 18 tables


  • 1. Italy
  • 2. Flanders
  • 3. France
  • 4. England
  • 5. Germany
  • 6. The Workshop
  • Appendix A Contemporary Descriptions of Instruments
  • Appendix B. Contemporary Descriptions of Technical Processes
  • Appendix C. Inventories of the Workshops of French Harpsichord Makers and of Instruments in the Hands of French Musicians
  • Appendix D. Inventions Applied to the Harpsichord
  • Appendix E. The Pedal
  • Appendix F. The Gut-stringed Harpsichord
  • Appendix G. The Bach Disposition
  • Appendix H. The Claviorganum
  • Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

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