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Instruments in the Department

Harpsichords

  • Bruce Kennedy (2006) after Colmar Ruckers
  • Bruce Kennedy (2008) after Mietke
  • Cornelis Bom (1996) after Guisti
  • J.C.van Rossum (1996) after Leipzig Instrument Museum No.75
  • Malcolm Rose (2018) after anon. French (1665)
  • Tony Chinnery (2018) after Ferrini
  • Fabrizio Acanfora (2009) after Ruckers
  • Christian Fuchs (2009) Double virginals (Mother and child) after Ruckers 1623
  • Marc Ducornet (1993) after French models
  • Gerrit Klinkhamer (1995) after Franco-german models
  • further instruments by Schwabe (2), Zuckermann, Hubbard, Renate Ammer (2)

Clavichords

  • Burkhard Zander - 5 Octaves after Friderici, 18th cent., unfretted
  • Karin Richter - 4 Octaves, fretted after Pisaurensis 1543 (Leipzig Instrument Museum No.1)

Organ

Fortepianos

  • Ulrich Weymar - fortepiano after Silbermann
  • Neupert - fortepiano after Dulcken
  • J. Bösendorfer, Wien, 1839

Recorders

  • Renaissance Consorts by Bob Marvin and LiVirghi
  • Voice flute by Morgen/Ronimus
  • Renaissance tenor by Monika Musch
  • Paetzold recorders - Basset in f and c, Contrabass in F and C

Transverse flutes

  • Renaissance traverso consort (440 Hz) after instruments of the Accademia filarmonica by Giovanni Tardino
  • Traverso (392/415 Hz) after I.H. Rottenburgh by Folkers & Powell
  • Traverso (392/415 Hz) after Denner by Folkers & Powell
  • Traverso (415 Hz) after G.A. Rottenburgh by Rudolf Tutz
  • one-keyed traverso (430 Hz) after August Grenser by Rudolf Tutz
  • eight-keyed traverso (430 Hz) after Heinrich Grenser by Rudolf Tutz
  • nine-keyed traverso (430-440 Hz) after Wilhelm Liebel by Fridtjof Aurin

Violins and bows

  • Treble violin 16th century, copy of the instrument in the cathedral Freiberg, made by Hans Salger, Bremen 2004
  • Violin consort of five early baroque instruments after Amati: two violins, alto viola, tenor viola and violoncello, made by Federico Lowenberger, Genova 2000
            - Violins: copies of the violin „1628“ by A. And G. Amati
            - Alto viola: copy of the viola „1620“ by A. And G. Amati
            - Tenor viola: copy of the viola „1592“ by A. Amati
            - Violoncello: copy of the instrument „1650“ by Nicola Amati
  • Violin, saxon origin, circa 1800
  • Violin, south german craft, 18th century
  • Violin by Hopf (brand stamp)
  • Violin, north bohemian craft, second half of 18th century
  • Violin by André Mehler, copy after Jacob Stainer, Absam 1679
  • Viola by Bastian Muthesius, Berlin 1994 

Bows:

early baroque

  • Two bows, model ca. 1630, by Hagen Schiffler, larch wood, 2009
  • Two bows by Hans Salger, snakewood, 2000
  • Model „Biber“ by Antonino Airenti, Genova 2014 

baroque

  • Two bows by Hans Salger, snakewood, 2000
  • Type „JT 078“ (end of 17th / beginning of 18th century) by Antonino Airenti, 2014
  • Five bows, modified model „JT 078“ (middle of 18th century), Antonino Airenti, 2011
  • Two copies of a bow from Giuseppe Tartini, by Antonino Airenti, Genova 2009 / 2014
  • Several bows by K. Krutzsch and J. Zelba 

classical

  • Two bows by A. D. Latour, 2001
  • Copy after James Dodd, by Antonino Airenti, 2004

 

Violoncelli and bows

baroque

  • violoncello, Federico Löwenberger, 2001 (17th century, diapason 27.4 in)
  • violoncello, Viktor Koos, 2010 (five strings, diapason 26.5 in)
  • basse de violon, Viktor Koos, 2011 (diapason 29.6 in)
  • violoncello, Tilman Muthesius, 2015 (18th century, four or five strings, model L. Widhalm, Nuremberg, approx. 1720, diapason 24.5 in)
  • violoncello, Bastian Muthesius, 1992 (model A. Amati, Cremona 1617, diapason 26.8 in)
  • violoncello, Viktor Koos, 2011 (18th century, diapason 27 in)
  • bow, Jiří Zelba, 1994
  • bow, Konstantin Krutzsch, 1998
  • bow, Antonino Airenti, 2002
  • bow, Edward von Baelen, 2012 (Grassistr.)
  • late baroque bow, anonymous, [2014]
classical
  • early classical bow, anonymous, [2014] (model W. Cramer)
  • bow, Antonino Airenti, 2006

For further information about violoncelli click here

 

Viols da gamba and bows

renaissance

  • alto viol, Henner Harders, 2017 (in a, diapason 19.7 in)
  • alto viol, Henner Harders, 2017 (in G, diapason 20.9 in)
  • bass viol, Henner Harders, 2017 (in D, diapason 29.9 in)
  • violone, Henner Harders, 2017 (in A, diapason 36.2 in)
  • treble bow, Robert Foster, 2008
  • alto bow, Robert Foster, 2008
  • alto bow, Henner Harders, 2017
  • alto bow, Henner Harders, 2017
  • bass bow, Robert Foster, 2008
  • bass bow, Henner Harders, 2017
  • violone bow, Robert Foster, 2008
  • violone bow, Henner Harders, 2017

baroque

  • treble viol, Hans Zölch, 1993
  • alto viol, "Jansen", 1995
  • bass viol, Jose Lius, 2001 (seven strings)
  • bass viol, Heinrich Theodore Heberlein (III), [1969] (six strings)
  • violone, Emmo Koch (in G, six strings)
  • violone / double bass, Federico Löwenberger, approx. 2001 (five strings)
  • treble bow, André Klaassen, 1995
  • treble bow, Hermann Richard Pfretzschner, [1985] (Grassistr.)
  • alto bow, Eduardo Gorr, 2006
  • bass bow, Jiří Zelba, 1994
  • bass bow, Fausto Cangelosi, 1998
  • bass bow, Eduardo Gorr, 2007
  • violone bow, Antonino Airenti, 2008 

 

Dulcians and bassoons

renaissance

  • alto dulcian, Guntram Wolf, 2008 (in f, 440 Hz, sycamore, 2 keys)
  • 2 tenor dulcians, Guntram Wolf, 2008 (in C, 440 Hz, sycamore, 2 keys)
  • bass dulcian, Guntram Wolf, 2008 (440 Hz, sycamore, 2 keys, model "Linz")

baroque

  • bassoon, Mathew Dart, 1993
  • bassoon, Guntram Wolf, ca.2005

classical

  • bassoon, Guntram Wolf, 1995

 

Lutes / Theorboes 

  •  9 course Renaissance lute in g, after Laux Maler, Joseph Kreisel, Oberzeitlbach 2017
  • 14 course Theorbo/Chitarrone in a , after Christopher Hoch, Martin Hurttig, Leipzig 2018

 

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