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Offline erard1840

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old erard
« on: July 25, 2002, 06:06:12 PM »
Hi, I wrotte from Spain and this is dedicated for all people who love historical instruments. I'm owner of an Erard dated in 1840. I'd like if anyone is interested in that kind of instruments for speak, mail and change impressions.    my mail is:
  l_lopez@mexicoglobal.zzn.com

Offline ludwig

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Re: old erard
«Reply #1 on: July 29, 2002, 11:08:53 AM »


Hi erard1840, personally I don't know much about historical instruments, but the other day I was trying to find a haydn sonata and came across a web page that had midi and mp3 examples of these historical keyboards. There was a 1854 London Erard Grand and it looked really elegant, and sounded very unique. There were also some hammered Dulcimers, Double Manual Harpsichords, square pianos, and old grands. You might want to have a look at another thread in "instruments" talking about playing on historical instruments, maybe some members have some further info and would like to chat to you about it.


Ludwig.


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