+44 (0)1304 36 25 10  Carl Rennoldson Early Keyboard Instruments: Harpsichord - Clavichord - Clavisimbalum
Clavichords from Spain and Portugal are quite rare, numbering under 30 in total. This instrument is one of three that are so similar in size and detail it is thought they may have come from the same workshop. It is a fretted clavichord and unlike other traditions it is the b’s and e’s that are left unfretted. Twined strings are used in the bass.
Iberian Clavichord Anon. After 18 th century Anon. c .1750-75
Specification: Compass: C – e’’’ Twined strings from C - e b Dimensions: Approximate excluding lid & base mouldings Length: 1130mm, Width: 344mm, Depth: 110mm
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