Kottick presents technical information in an accessible, but entertaining, way: the forms and styles of harpsichords, advice on purchasing decisions, maintenance techniques (such as voicing, regulating, and changing strings, tongues, plectra, springs, and dampers), aids in troubleshooting common problems, and detailed instructions on tuning and temperament. As builder of some thirty keyboard instruments, Kottick is well qualified to speak on the subject.Preface to the Paperback Edition The Harpsichord Ownera#39;s Guide was written to help owners maintain their instruments, and it seems to have fulfilled that role. Many of its readers have written or called to tell me how they found relief from someanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Harpsichord Owner's Guide|
|Author||:||Edward L. Kottick|
|Publisher||:||UNC Press Books - 2013-01-01|