TPW Double-fretted Clavichord after Hubert

Instrument conceived & designed by D. Jacques Way & Marc Ducornet
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The clavichord is without doubt the most expressive keyboard instrument, and our Double-fretted version would have to be one of the most delightful instruments to build and play. The mechanism is very simple, and described fully on our general Clavichord page.

The Double-fretted Clavichord shares strings throughout much of its compass, which makes it easier to tune and very portable. A cabriole-leg stand is optional.


SPECIFICATIONS
Range 51 notes: C–d''', double strung
Wood Case in cherry
Swiss pine soundboard
Keyboard Boxwood naturals and fruitwood accidentals
Dimensions Length 127cm • Width 36cm • Depth of case 11cm
Weight 18kg
Instructions Manual in English
full size drawing
Level of difficulty suitable for Beginners
Standard version Version 1, ready for assembly
Options Matching cabriole leg stand, v1 $1870
Cover with shoulder straps
Price Standard version 1, ready for assembly $4330
Australian dollar GST-inclusive prices ex Peakhurst effective July 1 2016.
GST-exempt prices available for export.
Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.

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