2018 Carmel Bach Festival Early Keyboard Gallery

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INSTRUMENT The Italian Harpsichord after Grimaldi The Flemish Double Harpsichord The Flemish Double Harpsichord after 1624 “Colmar” Ruckers The German Double Harpsichord after Mietke The
Continuo
Organ
The
Continuo
Organ
PICTURE
Grimaldi Harpsichord 7K jpeg
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Flemish Double Harpsichord 7K jpeg
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Colmar Ruckers Double Harpsichord 6K jpeg
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Klinkhamer Mietke copy 2014 8K jpeg
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Klop Organ 8K jpeg
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DISPOSITION 2 x 8⁠´, no buff
Both registers movable by stop levers on wrestplanks
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 front 8⁠´
4⁠´ register worked by lever on wrestplank
8⁠´, 4⁠´, 2⁠´, 11/3⁠´
Divided stop registers
(Quint to treble only)
8⁠´, 4⁠´, 2⁠´, 22/3⁠´
Divided stop registers
(Quint to treble only)
RANGE One 56+1-note
boxwood & cherry keyboard
with skunktail sharps
GG–d'''
Two 56+1-note
keyboards
with bone naturals and solid grenadilla sharps
GG–d'''
Two 55-note
reverse keyboards
with bone-slipped sharps
GG,AA–d'''
Two 60-note
reverse keyboards
with gold painted arcades &
bone-slipped walnut sharps
FF–e'''
One 54-note
reverse keyboard
with cherry sharps C–f'''
One 54+1-note
reverse keyboard
with snakewood sharps C–f'''
TRANSPOSITION A415/A440 A415/A440 A415/A440 A415/A440 A415/A440/A466 A415/A440
STRINGING Strung in US Yellow Brass wire Strung in US Red & Yellow Brass, and US Soft Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Red & Yellow Brass, and Soft Iron wire Strung in Malcolm Rose Yellow Brass wire (except top four notes of 4´ choir in iron) All wooden pipes All wooden pipes
ACTION Traditional beech jacks with black Celcon plectra in oak boxguide Tapered pearwood jacks with Canada goose quill plectra, black Celcon for 4⁠´, leathered registers Tapered pearwood jacks with Canada goose quill plectra, black Celcon for 4⁠´, leathered registers Wooden jacks with bottom screws & Delrin plectra Mechanical Mechanical
CONSTRUCTION False inner-outer construction with cypress inner case and limewood exterior case,
Swiss pine soundboard, walnut bridge, nut & wrestplank veneer
Basswood case, lid & bottom, Swiss pine soundboard, pearwood 8⁠´ bridge, beech 4⁠´ bridge Lime case, lid & bottom, Italian alpine spruce soundboard, pearwood bridges & rails Walnut case with double bentside, walnut bridges & rails, walnut-veneered lid

European cherry case

Self-contained 110V blower

European cherry case

Self-contained 110V blower

DECORATION

Hand-rubbed painted finish, Florentine decoration by Adrian Card

Ornamental iron lid flap hinges

Soundboard painting in appropriate style

Gilded rose

Handpainted marbled exterior, bright mouldings

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

SING UNTO THE LORD A NEW SONG
(Psalm 96:1)

SING, O BARREN ONE, YOU WHO ARE WITHOUT ISSUE, CRY ALOUD AND SHOUT FOR JOY
(Isaiah 54:1)

 

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

Keywell scrolls

Undecorated soundboard

Pierced panels to sides & back Pierced panels to sides & back
STAND & ACCESSORIES

Painted turned beech stand & lid stick

Walnut music desk

Turned trestle stand in oak

Matching music desk & lid stick

Turned trestle travel stand in ebonized mahogany

Cherry music desk & lid stick

Twist-turned four-leg trestle stand painted black

Walnut music desk & lid stick

Instrument rests directly on floor Instrument rests directly on floor
SIGNATURE KEVIN FRYER • SAN FRANCISCO • 1988 KEVIN FRYER • SAN FRANCISCO • 1990 [unsigned —
KEVIN FRYER 2003]
KLINKHAMER KLAVIER INSTRUMENTENTMACHERS
AMSTERDAM 2014
GC KLOP
GARDEREN
[unsigned —
GC KLOP
GARDEREN]
PROVENANCE Private ownership,
San Francisco
Private ownership,
Las Vegas, NV
Kevin Fryer Harpsichords Private ownership,
Castro Valley
San Francisco Bach Choir UC Berkeley
CONCERT USE
Subject to change
Mon concert; Wed Mission concert; Best of the Fest Mon, Tue & Wed Intermezzi Thu Foyer recitals; Thu Twilight in the Cathedral Sat & Tue concerts; Wed Foyer recitals; Thu Jul 19 concert Sun concert; Tue Foyer recitals; Thu Twilight in the Cathedral; Sat Jul 28 recital; Best of the Fest Sun concert; Mon, Tue & Wed Intermezzi; Wed Mission concert; VBA Showcase
All the early keyboard instruments (except †) are procured and delivered by Kevin Fryer Harpsichords. All early keyboards prepared throughout the Carmel season by Carey Beebe.

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