Friends

Some Interesting Websites

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For some years now, Eric Feller has been buildng a fine collection of instruments, including square and grand pianos, spinets, and harpsichords.  The website with details of the instruments is being developed:

http://www.ericfeller.de/en/

 

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The Carolina Music Museum opened in March 2018; it has a fine collection of early keyboard instruments.

 

https://carolinamusicmuseum.org/

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The website of the Pooya Radbon Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments is now up and running.

 

www.fortepiano-collection.net

 

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Ralf and Heiko Hansjosten are building a new website with details and pictures of their collection of instruments.

 

www.clavieratelier.de

 

Note that search engines may tend to push you to 'klavieratelier'.  Be persistent!

 

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Many fine instruments, including the Heilman Grand from the Colt Collection may be seen in the Geelvinck Museum in Zutphen, Netherlands.

 

www.geelvinck.nl

 

Friends 


Margaret Debenham is a researcher into aspects of Piano History, especially the London makers around the turn of the century, and the Southwell pianos. Please see her websites www.debenham.me.uk and www.williamsouthwellpianoforte.org.uk for more information.

 

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The Galpin Society has been established since 1945 for those interested in the history of musical instruments. Also a very good lead to a variety of interesting websites - including this one!

 

www.galpinsociety.org

 

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Rudolf Haase runs an interesting website about classic pianos (including squares) in  Switzerland.   www.forte-piano.ch

 

www.pianomuseum.eu

 

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Michael Hannon has written a very entertaining and informative book tracing the history and restoration of 'Mrs Findlay's Broadwood Square Piano'.  The book includes a CD recording of the piano.

 

www.mrsfindlaysbroadwoodsquarepiano.co.uk

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