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Clavichord

Date: mid-18th century
Geography: Germany
Medium: Various materials
Dimensions: L. perpendicular to keyboard: excluding moulding: 34.4 cm; including moulding: 35.5. cm W. parallel ot keykboard: excluding moulding: 11.2.2 cm; including moulding: 114.7 cm D. excluding lid: 7.8 cm Keyboard total span: 71.6 cm c-b2: 47.5 cm *Fretting and scaling (measured from bridge to tanget, closer string to front). Pairs 1-12 unfretted (C-B, C-93.7 13: c = 74.2; c# = 70.5 14: d 15: d# = 67.8; e = 64.1 16: f = 62.6; f# = 58.9 17: g = 57.2; g# = 54.5 18: a 19: a# = 51.7; b = 49.0 20: c' = 47.4; c#' = 44.9 21: d' 22: d#' = 41.8; e' = 39.2 23: f' = 37.9; f#' = 35.9 24: g' = 34.1; g#' = 32.2 25: a' 26: a#' = 29.6; b' = 28.0 27: c² = 26.5; c#² = 25.3 28: d² 29: d#² = 23.0; e² = 21.8 30: f² = 20.5; f#² = 19.4 31: g² = 18.3; g#² = 17.4 32: a² = 16.5; a#² = 15.7 33: b² = 14.9; c³ = 14.0 34: c#³ = 13.2; d³ = 12.5 35: d#³ = 11.7; e³ = 11.0
Classification: Chordophone-Zither-struck-clavichord
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.3137

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