2009 Carmel Bach Festival Early Keyboard Gallery

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INSTRUMENT The 17th-century French Double Harpsichord after Vaudry The Flemish Double Harpsichord after 1624 “Colmar” Ruckers The Flemish Double Harpsichord The Flemish Double Harpsichord after 1638 Ruckers The French Double Harpsichord after Hemsch The Fortepiano after Stein The Fortepiano after Walter (1785) The Fortepiano after Graf Op 318 (c1819) The
Continuo
Organ
The
Continuo
Organ
PICTURE
Vaudry Harpsichord 7K jpeg
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Colmar Ruckers Double Harpsichord 6K jpeg
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Flemish Double Harpsichord 7K jpeg
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Ruckers Double Harpsichord 8K jpeg
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French Double Harpsichord 7K jpeg
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Hubbard Stein fortepiano 6K jpeg
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Belt Walter fortepiano 7K jpeg
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Graf fortepiano 11K jpeg
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Klop Organ 6K jpeg
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Klop Organ 8K jpeg
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DISPOSITION 2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by levers through nameboard
2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
4⁠´ register worked by lever on wrestplank
2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by levers through nameboard
2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by levers on wrestplank
2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers and buff worked by levers through nameboard
Double strung throughout Double strung up to a', then triple strung Double strung up to EE, then triple strung 8⁠´, 4⁠´, 2⁠´, 11/3⁠´
Divided stop registers
(Quint to treble only)
8⁠´, 4⁠´, 2⁠´, 11/3⁠´
Divided stop registers
(Quint to treble only)
RANGE Two 55-note
reverse keyboards with trefoiled naturals & solid bone sharps
GG,AA–d'''
Two 55-note
reverse keyboards
with bone-slipped sharps
GG,AA–d'''
Two 56+1-note
keyboards
with bone naturals and solid grenadilla sharps
GG–d'''
Two 58-note
reverse keyboards
with bone-slipped sharps
GG–e'''
Two 61-note
reverse keyboards
with bone-slipped sharps
FF–f'''
One 62-note
reverse keyboard
with ivory-slipped sharps
FF–f''',g'''
One 63-note
reverse keyboard
with ivory-slipped hardwood sharps
FF–g'''
One 78-note
keyboard
with bone naturals, and bone -slipped stained hardwood sharps
CC–f''''
One 54-note
reverse keyboard
with snakewood sharps C–f'''
One 54-note
reverse keyboard
with cherry sharps C–f'''
TRANSPOSITION A415/A440 A415/A440 A415/A440 A415/A440 A415/A440 A430
A440 capable
A430
A440 capable
A440 A415/A440 A415/A440/A466
STRINGING Strung in US Red & Yellow Brass, and Soft Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Red & Yellow Brass, and Soft Iron wire Strung in Red & Yellow Brass, and Soft Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Red & Yellow Brass, and Soft Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Red & Yellow Brass, and Soft Iron wire Strung in US Yellow Brass, and Malcolm Rose Soft Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Yellow Brass, and “C” Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Yellow Brass, and Iron wire All wooden pipes All wooden pipes
ACTION Tapered wooden jacks with black celcon plectra, leathered registers Tapered wooden jacks with black celcon plectra, leathered registers Tapered wooden jacks with black celcon plectra, leathered registers Tapered wooden jacks with black celcon plectra, leathered registers Tapered wooden jacks with black celcon plectra, leathered registers

Hubbard Viennese action rebuilt by Janine Johnson with metal kapsels, complete backcheck

Knee-operated dampers, Moderator with knob piercing nameboard

Viennese action with metal kapsels, complete backcheck

Knee-operated dampers and moderator

Viennese action with metal kapsels, complete backcheck

Four foot pedals: Una corda
Moderator
Double moderator
Damper

Mechanical Mechanical
CONSTRUCTION Dovetailed solid walnut case, Swiss pine soundboard, walnut bridges & rails Lime case, lid & bottom, Italian alpine spruce soundboard, pearwood bridges & rails Basswood case, lid & bottom, Swiss pine soundboard, pearwood 8⁠´ bridge, beech 4⁠´ bridge Basswood case, lid & bottom, Engelmann spruce soundboard, pearwood 8⁠´ bridge, beech 4⁠´ bridge Hard Canadian basswood case, lid & bottom, Swiss pine soundboard, pearwood bridges & rails American cherry roundtail case, veneered lid, Sitka spruce soundboard Walnut checkerboard veneered case and lid, Sitka spruce soundboard Walnut veneered case and lid interior, South Bohemian spruce soundboard

European oak case

Self-contained 110V blower

European cherry case

Self-contained 110V blower

DECORATION

Soundboard painting in appropriate style

Parchment rose

Cast brass lid flap hinges

Distressed soundboard painting in appropriate style

Gilded rose

Distressed handpainted grey case, bright mouldings, Ruckers-style brass hinges

Distressed hand-printed Flemish papers to keywell and case rim

Lid painting by Millicent Tomkins

Soundboard painting in appropriate style

Gilded rose

Handpainted marbled exterior, bright mouldings

Flemish papers to keywell, case rim and lid, mottos in Hebrew

 

Soundboard painting in appropriate style

Gilded rose

Handpainted black exterior, red lid interior, gilded mouldings, Ruckers-style brass hinges

Flemish papers to keywell and case rim

 

Soundboard painting after Goermans/Taskin

Gilded rose

Handpainted green black exterior, vermilion interior

Oil gilt mouldings and case bands

Varnished case finish French polished case French polished case Pierced panels to sides & back Pierced panels to sides & back
STAND & ACCESSORIES

Turned trestle stand in walnut

Matching music desk & lid stick

Turned trestle travel stand in ebonized mahogany

Cherry music desk & lid stick

Turned trestle stand in oak

Matching music desk & lid stick

Turned trestle stand in cherry

Matching music desk & lid stick

Six leg Louis-XVI stand

Turned trestle travel stand in cherry

Painted music desk and lid stick

Four turned and fluted legs Five square tapered legs with brass capped feet Empire-style pedestal legs, pedal lyre integral with front assembly Instrument rests directly on floor Instrument rests directly on floor
SIGNATURE KEVIN FRYER • SAN FRANCISCO • 1992 [unsigned —
KEVIN FRYER 2003]
KEVIN FRYER • SAN FRANCISCO • 1990 KEVIN FRYER • SAN FRANCISCO • 1997 KEVIN FRYER • SAN FRANCISCO • 1987 [unsigned] PHILIP BELT
1975
PAUL McNULTY
DIVIŠOV [2003]
GC KLOP
GARDEREN
GC KLOP
GARDEREN
PROVENANCE Private ownership,
Oakland CA
Kevin Fryer Harpsichords Private ownership,
San Francisco
Private ownership,
San Francisco
Private ownership,
Oakland CA
Private ownership,
Oakland CA
Private ownership,
Oberlin OH
Private ownership,
Oberlin OH
MusicSources San Francisco Bach Choir
CONCERT USE
Subject to change
Private practice use and overflow only Rehearsal and overflow Monday concerts; Tuesday foyer recital; July 29 twilight Sunday & Thursday concerts; Adams Showcase Monday recital; July 20 & 26 candlelights Monday recital Tuesday & Friday concerts; Thursday recital Wednesday & Thursday recitals Wednesday Mission; Tuesday recital; July 28 twilight Sunday, Tuesday & Thursday concerts; Adams Showcase
All the early keyboard instruments (except those marked ) are procured and delivered by Kevin Fryer Harpsichords. All early keyboards prepared throughout the Carmel season by Carey Beebe.

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