CHRISTOPHER HOGWOOD (1941-2014)

Conductor, Musicologist, Keyboard player

Catalogue of the Christopher Hogwood Instrument Collection

This online catalogue contains information on the collection of keyboard instruments
assembled by Christopher Hogwood during his lifetime.

The following abbreviations of references are used below:
Boalch2       Donald H. Boalch, Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord, 1440–1840, 2nd edition (Oxford, 1974)
Boalch3       Donald H. Boalch, Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord, 1440–1840, 3rd edition, edited by Charles Mould (Oxford, 1995)
Clinkscale    Martha Novak Clinkscale, Makes of the Piano, 1700–1820 (Oxford, 1993)



Square Pianos

 

Maker

Johannes Pohlmann

Manufactured

London, 1773

Description

English square piano with Zumpe action. In mahogany case with inlayed lines on a trestle stand with moulded rails.

Inscription

Johannes Pohlmann Londini fecit 1773 on name batten.

Specification

Bichord stringing on a single bridge. Zumpe action (simple stossmechanik with sprung overdampers). Three stop levers at bass end of keyboard operating: Treble dampers, Bass dampers, and mute or 'buff'.

Pitch

A=430

Compass

GG-f3

References

Clinkscale: Pohlmann No. 17.

Restoration

2014 Lucy Coad

Ownership

Private collection, UK.

 
 

 
 

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