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Fortepiano
after "Johannes Andreas Stein, 1775""

This is a copy of one of the finest early pianos by Johannes Andreas Stein, Mozart's favourite maker. Bright sound and lightness of the touch cohabit in this instrument, which is well suited for the piano repertoire of the 18th century.

An extra note (g3) is supplied on request, in order to allow for playing later music, after the period in which Stein made the instrument.

I also make walnut or mahogany-veneered instruments.

 

Length 215 cm

Width 98.5cm

Compass: FF-f3, 61notes

Two strings per note

Cherry-wood veneered case

Soundboard of quarter sawn spruce

Keyboards: ebony naturals and bone-covered sharps

Tapered or turned legs

Music desk

Pear-wood hammers

 

 

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Augusto Bonza
Antichi Strumenti a Tastiera
Via Kennedy 9 - 20029 Turbigo (MI) - Italy
Tel/Fax +39 0331899251
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Maker and restorer of harpsichords and other early keyboard instruments. Twenty-five years experience of harpsichord making. High quality instruments built according to historical principles.
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