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The harpsichord owner"s guide

a manual for buyers and owners

by Edward L. Kottick

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harpsichord -- Maintenance and repair

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward L. Kottick ; drawings by Richard Masters ; photographs by T. Jorgensen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML652 .K67 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2376646M
    ISBN 100807817457
    LC Control Number87004981

    Harpsichord Owners Guide: A Manual For Buyers And Owners, Edward L. Kottick, pages, University of North Carolina Press; paperback ISBN: (rev. Oct. ) around $ USD; hardcover ISBN: (rev. October ) around $50 USD. This is an excellent survey of the harpsichord, its action, history, selection and maintenance.   In his book “A History of the Harpsichord,” musicologist Edward L. Kottick wrote that Mr. Zuckermann’s kit “spawned a unique movement whose heyday lasted for 20 years and helped fuel the. Harpsichords are keyboard instruments that make sound by having the strings plucked with a are thought to have originated when a keyboard was attached to a makes them different from a clavichord where the strings are hit. The piano is therefore closer to a clavichord than a harpsichord. On a piano it is possible to play louder or quieter by playing the keys with.


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The harpsichord owner's guide: a manual for buyers and owners. [Edward L Kottick] -- The revival of interest in harpsichords has motivated thousands of people to buy, build, and learn how to care for these instruments.

His book is written for the average harpsichord owner, not the harpsichord technician. The Historical Harpsichord series, edited by Howard Schott, is a continuing process in memory of Frank Hubbard. Highly recommended for harpsichord owners, builders and tuners is: B Harpsichord Regulating and Repairing by Frank Hubbard, edited & revised by Hendrik Broekman 43pp, fully illustrated.

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(Author) English (Publication Language) Pages - 10/26/ (Publication Date) - University of North Carolina Press (Publisher) −44%. Buy Now. The harpsichord owner is expected to perform day to day maintenance -- it's nothing complicated, and this is how you show your beloved instrument (s) you care.

There is no more fundamental and more useful book on the market than Kottick's to make this intimate relationship all that it should be/5(28). The Harpsichord Owner's Guide: A Manual for Buyers and Owners () is a valuable reference helping harpsichord owners in purchasing and taking proper care of an instrument.

Kottick, Edward () The Harpsichord Owner's Guide: A Manual for Buyers and Owners. I built a Zuckerman "Flemish" harpsichord from a kit back in the 70's - single manual, 2 sets of strings (8' and 4') and played it for a while.

It's great fun, if limiting in repertoire. One useful reference might be Igor Kipnis "A First Harpsichord Book" (Oxford Univ. Press - if still in print).

Here is a book which brings together many of the answers and draws conclusions of great practical interest to musicians and audiences of today. and interpreted just that essential material which the modern musician needs to guide his own interpretive decisions.

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This book corrected me - The means of expression is different, and even the fingering is different. She identifies the sound from Flemish and Italian harpsichords as very different/5(2).

Double-manual harpsichord. Some harpsichords have two keyboards, or manuals, and are known as “double-manuals”. This instrument was made in England in around It is beautifully decorated with painted gold panels.

Keyboard. The keyboard on a harpsichord is called the manual. A History of the Harpsichord brings together for the first time more than photographs, illustrations, and drawings of harpsichords in public museums and private collections throughout Europe the United States.

Edward L. Kottick draws on his extensive technical knowledge and experience as a harpsichord builder to detail the changing design, structure, and acoustics of the instrument over Reviews: 1. Get the seller to include the builder's or owner's manual, if they have one, and any spare wire and plectra.

And, oh yes, a tuning wrench or hammer. If these things are missing you can usually get them elsewhere (eg, here), but the manuals or a copy of the Harpsichord Owners' Guide are $$50 and tuning hammers cost $25 or more, so a price.

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The first harpsichords were built with one set of strings (or “choir”) and one manual (or keyboard). ” Disposition” refers to the pitch of the choir sets, and 8-foot pitch – the universal concert pitch – was standard on the harpsichord. So, the earliest harpsichords had one 8' choir of strings; written 1.

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Why do some harpsichords have two keyboards. The two keyboards, or "manuals", control different sets of strings.

In some designs, the second manual might control strings tuned a. That the second manual of the two-manual harpsichord originated as a device for transposition is well known. In an article titled "Transposing Keyboards on Extant Flemish Harpsichords," Sibyl Marcuse [5] discusses surviving examples that show how the second keyboard was arranged.

The largest harpsichords have two manuals (keyboards) which gives more variety. It makes it possible for the right hand to play the tune on one manual while the left hand plays an accompaniment more quietly on the other.

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