INSTRUMENT RESEARCH DOCUMENTS
I plan to post on this page lists and other documents which will be of interest mainly to those doing research into keyboard instruments, particularly the clavichord.
Please feel free to print out or download any of these documents. I would be particularly grateful for additions, corrections or comments.
If anyone without web-space of their own wishes to post similar organological documents, I invite them to get in touch with me as I may be able to offer the use of this site (subject to space constraints).
- Documents now available:
- A list of surviving clavichords with short-and-broken bass octave. Updated April 2008.
- A checklist of keyboard instruments in the St Petersburg Museum. Updated March 2008.
- A checklist of clavichords made by members of the Schiedmayer family. Updated June 2011.
- Surviving clavichords attributed to Johann Heinrich Silbermann. Completely revised August 2015.
- Link to The Arnold Dolmetsch Clavichord of 1896–7 in the Edinburgh University Collection: a restoration report by John Barnes. (PDF – you will need Adobe Reader to access this document).
For essays by Peter Bavington on various subjects, click here.
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