Cell 27

Lauten, Zithern und Gitarren Studiensammlung

Introduction cell 27
Baroque Lute Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Gavotte I and II, from Suite in D major, BWV 1012 Hopkinson Smith, 13-course baroque lute P 1976, 1998/C 1998; Astrée E 8623
Mandora and Jew's harp Johann Georg Albrechtsberger (1736 - 1809) Menuetto moderato, 3rd movement from the concerto in F major for Jew's harp, mandora and orchestra. Fritz Mayr, Jew's harp, Dieter Kirsch, mandora, Münchener Kammerorchester, dir. Hans Stadlmair P/C 1982; Orf C 035 821 A
Mandolin and Guitar, 18th c. Anonymus, Italy, c. 1800 Allegro moderato, from Sonata Nr. 5 Duo Gervasio, Carmen Schultz, baroque mandolin, Jürgen Thiergärtner, baroque guitar P/C 1993; cpo 999 226-2
Mandolin and Guitar, 18th c. Anonymus, Italy, c. 1800 Allegro moderato, from Sonata Nr. 5 Duo Gervasio, Carmen Schultz, baroque mandolin, Jürgen Thiergärtner, baroque guitar P/C 1993; cpo 999 226-2
Balalaika Gobak Balalaika Ensemble 'Wolga' P/C 1999; EUCD 1499
Guitar 1st half of 19th c. Fernando Sor (1778 - 1839) Allegretto, 2nd movement from Duo in A major, op. 55 No. 1 Duo Rossiniane, Roberto Barto and Karl Ernst Schröder, Guitars after Roudloff, c. 1835 P/C 1992; HM 971-2 889 875-907
Guitar 20th c. Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959) Prélude No 2 Benjamin Bunch, guitar P/C 1998; C & N 747
Chitarra battente Zumparèddë (Tarantèllë) from Monte Sant'Angelo Michele Stuppiella, vocal and chitarra battente P/C 1997; al sur ALCD 173
Cittern (Halszither) from Toggenburg Vaters Polka (trad.) Ida Bleiker (Enat-Kappel, SG) cittern P/C 1996; claves CD 50-9621
Cittern (Halszither) from Kriens Rösslispiel-Walzer (trad.) Halszitherklänge Kriens, 3 citterns and 2 guitars P/C 1996; claves CD 50-9621
Glarner zither (board zither) Fridolins Marsch (trad) Albin Lehmann, Erika Babler, Glarner zithers P/C 1996; claves CD 50-9621
Concert zither (board zither) The Third Man Karl Haas, zither P/C 1991; Koch Präsent 399 494 B3
Dulcimer, Appenzell Trüll Masollke Alte Appenzeller Mazurka Paolo Imola, Lorenz Mühlemann, dulcimer P/C 1987; MC ZYT C 260
Dulcimer, Wallis Bis Zenzünen's z'Grengiols Walpen Brothers Paolo Imola, Lorenz Mühlemann, dulcimer P/C 1987; MC ZYT C 260
Dulcimer, 18th c. Anonymus, Spain, 18th c. Allegro from Sonata IX in F major Karl-Heinz Schickhaus, dulcimer by Hendrik Jacobs, Amsterdam 1692 P/C 1991; Tudor 738
Harpsichord, Italy 1697 Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583 - 1643) Aria detta 'La Frescobalda' Lorenzo Ghielmi, harpsichord P/C 1990; Nuova Era 6799 The one-manual harpsichord played here was built in 1989 by Tony Chinnery after an instrument by Carlo Grimaldi, Messina; it is preserved today in Nuremberg, in the German National Museum. A comparable instrument in the exhibition is the harpsichord by Ioannes Andrea Menegoni, Venice, 1696; The musical example should give an impression of the specific sonority of an Italian harpsichord of the 17th century. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Harpsichord, Flanders 1624 Louis Couperin (1626 - 1661) Chaconne la Complaignante from Suite in d minor Blandine Verlet, harpsichord P/C 1992; Astrée E 8735 The two-manual harpsichord played here was built in Antwerpen in 1624 by Hans Ruckers II. It is preserved in Colmar, in the Unterlinden-Museum. There is no comparable instrument in the exhibition. The musical example should give an impression of the specific sonority of a Flemish harpsichord of the first half of the 17th century. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Harpsichord, Flanders 1652, Paris 1701 Johann Jakob Froberger (1616 - 1667) Toccata IX in C major Christoph Rousset, harpsichord P/C 1992, 1997; HMT 7901372 The two-manual harpsichord played here was built by Johannes Couchet in Antwerpen in 1652. It was transformed (ravalement) in 1701 by an unknown Parisian instrument-maker. Today, it is preserved at Château du Touvet (Isère). There is no comparable instrument in the exhibition. The musical example should give an impression of the specific sonority of a Flemish-French harpsichord of the 2nd half of the 17th century. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Harpsichord, Germany 1765 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714 - 1788) Fantasie in E flat major, Helm 348 Christine Schornsheim, harpsichord P/C no indication; Bach Haus Edition 200.016 The two-manual harpsichord played here was built by Jacob Friedrich Stefan Hartmann (1731 - 1772) in Dresden in 1765; it is preserved at the Bach-House in Eisenach. There is no comparable instrument in the exhibition. The musical example should give an impression of the specific sonority of a German harpsichord of the middle of the 18th century. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Harpsichord, England 1761 Georg Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759) Cappriccio in g minor Olivier Baumont, harpsichord P/C 1997; Erato 3984-20196-2 The one-manual harpsichord played here was built by Burkat Shudi (1702 - 1773) in London in 1761; it is preserved at the Fenton-House in London. Burkat Shudi (Burkhardt Tschudi) was originally from Schwanden, Glarus, Switzerland. He arrived in England in 1718. There is no comparable instrument in the exhibition. The musical example should give an impression of the specific sonority of a English harpsichord of the middle of the 18th century. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Spinet Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) Menuet in G major, BWV Ann. 116 Christine Schornsheim, spinet P/C no indication; Bach Haus Edition 200.016 The spinet played here was built by Johann Heinrich Silbermann (1727 - 1799) in Strasbourg around 1765; it ist preserved at the Bach-House in Eisenach. A comparable instrument in the exhibition is the spinet built around 1770 by Johann Heinrich Silbermann, inv.-no. 1878.9., in the big room on the ground-floor. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Clavichord 1761 and 1763 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714 - 1788) Allegro, Duet No. 1, Wq 115 Christopher Hogwood, Christophe Rousset, clavichord P/C 1996; L'Oiseau-Lyre 440 649-2 The unfretted clavichords played here were built in Hamburg by Johann Adolph Hass in 1761 and 1763. In the bass octave, they have one additional 4'-stringing. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here
Square Piano, c. 1791 Johann Christian Bach (1735 - 1782) [without designation], 1st movement of the sonata in c minor, op. 17 No. 2 Richard Burnett, square piano P/C 1995; SCD-0623 The square piano played here was built by Broadwood (Nr. 1838) in London around 1791; it is preserved at Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo. There are no exactly corresponding instruments in the exhibition. Similar instruments are the square piano by Johann Jacob Brosy, Basel, 1790, inv.-no. 1909.416., in the great room on the ground-floor, an the square piano by Johannes Zumpe, London 1782, inv.-no. 1956.557. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Square Piano 1830 Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809 - 1847) 'Venitian Gondel Song' in F sharp minor, from 'Lieder ohne Worte', op. 30 Richard Burnett, square piano P/C 1995; SCD-0623 The square piano played here was built by Broadwood in London around 1830 (Nr. 37711); it is preserved at Finchcocks, Kent. There are no exactly corresponding instruments in the exhibition. A similar instrument is the square piano by Valentin Krehmer, Basel, c. 1825 - 1830, inv.-no. 1993.2., in the big room on the ground-floor. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Grand Piano 1785 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) Allegro, movement from the sonata in C major, KV 545 Gertrud Kottermaier, grand piano P/C (1991); Mozarthaus Augsburg 910807 CD The grand piano played here was built by Johann Andreas Stein in Augsburg in 1785; it is preserved at the Mozart-House in Augusburg. A comparable instrument in the exhibition is the grand piano with the same signature, inv.-no. 1986.112., in the corridor of the first floor. It is however very likely that the instrument was already built in the workshop of the brother an sister team Stein. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Grand Piano c. 1815 John Field (1782 - 1837) Nocturne in E flat major, No. 1 Richard Burnett, grand piano P/C 1991; CD-SAR 64 The grand piano played here was built by Johann Fritz in Vienna around 1815; it is preserved at Finchcocks, Kent. A comparable instrument in the exhibition is the grand piano built in 1816 in Vienna by Nannette-Streicher Stein, inv.-no. 1986.105, in the big room on the first floor. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Grand Piano 1826 Franz Schubert (1778 - 1828) Ländler No. 2-5, D. 145 Richard Burnett, grand piano P/C 1982; CD-SAR 7 The grand piano played here was built by Conrad Graf in Vienna in 1826; it is preserved at Finchcocks, Kent. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Grand Piano 1832 Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) Andante spianato in G major, op. 22. 1 Jean Goverts, grand piano P 1988/C 1992; HM 833-2 The grand piano played here was built by Pierre Erard in Paris in 1832; it is exhibited in the big room on the first floor inv.-no. 1970.3265. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.
Grand Piano 1866 Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869) Berceuse Richard Burnett, grand piano P/C 1988; CD-SAR 64 The grand piano played here was built by Erard in London in 1866; it is preserved at Finchcocks, Kent. Systematically the stringed keyboard-instruments belong to the box-zithers and therefore to the study-collection presented in room 27. Thus, al the musical examples of these instruments are only here.

Object Description

The selection includes both stringed instruments with a neck, such as lutes and guitars, as well as box-shaped instruments such as box-zithers, board-zithers and dulcimers.Regardless of their shape, the sound in all of these instruments is produced either by plucking strings with the fingers or a plectrum, or by striking them with small wooden sticks.The strings are made of gut or metal , nowadays also of a synthetic material.The instruments with a neck are further distinguished by the shape of the body. Mandores, mandalas and mandolins have a vaulted body made of a number ot separate ribs glued together. Guitars and related instruments, as well as the cittern are classified as ribbed instruments with finely crafted side walls (ribs), belly and back.

 
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