The English Harpsichord Magazine

British Harpsichord Society
www.harpsichord.org.uk
The English Harpsichord Magazine

The English Harpsichord Magazine was published for a number of years in the seventies and eighties, and contained a number of articles, which although written some thirty years ago, remain of interest today.

Our thanks go to Edgar Hunt, the Editor and Publisher of the Magazine for his agreement to reproduce the articles here. Also to Robert Blackstone for the original suggestion of creating the archive here and the loan of his collection of EHM. Without their help this project would not have been possible.

Please note that these articles are the originals, unless an update is indicated, and may not accurately represent current knowledge or views of the author.

Articles are available in .pdf format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to read these documents. If you do not have it already you can download it here.





VOLUME 1
No.1
"An Interview with George Malcolm CBE" Edgar Hunt (155kb)
"Early English Harpsichord Building A Reassessment" Thomas McGeary(1.5Mb)

"The Broadwood Books" Charles Mould(1.8Mb)

No.2
"An Interview with Gustav Leonhardt" Edgar Hunt (254kb)

No.3
"An Interview with Kenneth Gilbert" Edgar Hunt (268kb)
"The English Virginals" Richard Luckett (114kb)
"Early French Harpsichords" Michael Thomas (1.0Mb)

No.4
"Frank Hubbard Interviewed" Tom McGeary (426kb)
"Venetian Harpsichords" Michael Thomas (2.6Mb)

"Incy Wincy Spider" Maria Boxall (1.6Mb)

No.5
"An Interview with Ruth Dyson" Edgar Hunt (300kb)
"The Archicembalo of Nicola Vincentino" Marco Tiella (2.4Mb)
"Elementary Harpsichord Technique" Roy Truby (345kb)
"The Development of the Tuning and Tone Colour of an Instrument Made in Venice about 1500" Michael Thomas (2.7Mb)

No.6
"The Wearing Properties of Harpsichord Plectra" M R Levoi & R P Williams (790kb)

No.7
"The Harpsichord at the Courtauld Institute" Michael Thomas (1.1Mb)
"Tuning and Temperament" Edgar Hunt (1.5Mb)

No.8
"The Claviorganum in England" Stephen Wessel (1.1Mb)
"Inscriptions on Harpsichords" Edgar Hunt (110kb)
"The Performer's Approach to Scarlatti." Richard Lester (1.4Mb)

VOLUME 2
No.1
"Thoughts on Scarlatti's Essercizi." Richard Lester (1.2Mb)

"My Lady Nevell's Book, and Old Fingerings" Ton Koopman (2Mb)

"Tuning Systems for 12 Note Keyboard Instruments" Mark Lindley (1.4Mb)

"Maria Boxall Interviewed." David Lasocki (430kb)

No.2
"An Octave Harpsichord at the Instrumental Museum - Lisbon." L A Esteves Pereira (1.2Mb)

"Was Bach a Mathematician?" Herbert Anton Kellner (280kb)

"A Harpsichord from Switzerland" Will Bruggmann (2.3Mb)

No.3
"Bach and the German Clavier" D E Dodge (120kb)

"Thoughts on the Restoration of Harpsichords" Michael Thomas (130kb)

No.4
"The Upright Harpsichord" Michael Thomas (2.9Mb)

No.5
"The Pleyel Harpsichord" J A Richard (1.0Mb)

"The Identity of Bach's Clavier" D E Dodge (120kb)

"Master Brian, His Virginall (Theewes)" Brian Morgan (540kb)

"Corrette on Stringing & Tuning" Edgar Hunt (530kb)

No.6
"Das Wohltemperierte Clavier - Tuning & Musical Structure" Herbert Anton Kellner (520kb)

No.7
"Harpsichords Which Have Been Found Recently in France" Michael Thomas (2.6Mb)

No.8
"The Mathematical Architecture of Bach's Goldberg Variations" Herbert Anton Kellner (640kb)

"The Harpsichord Master of 1697" Maria Boxall (260kb)

"A Harpsichord Odyssey - 1" Edgar Hunt (1.3Mb)

VOLUME 3
No.1
"A Harpsichord Odyssey - 1" Edgar Hunt (1.3Mb)

"Teleman's Harpsichord Music" Edgar Hunt (160kb)

"The Haward Harpsichord at Knole" Dennis Woolley (350kb)

No.2
"Early Eighteenth-Century English Harpsichord Tuning and Stringing" Thomas McGeary (430kb)

No.3
"Recent Harpsichord Restorations 1" Michael Thomas (1Mb)

"The Musical Mechanisms of Arnaut of Zwolle" John Lester (1.4Mb)

No.4
"Ammerbach's 1583 Exercises" Mark Lindley (3.5Mb)

"Recent Harpsichord Restorations 2" Michael Thomas (1Mb)

No.5
"The Position of Grace Signs in MS. Sources of English Virginal Music " Desmond Hunter (1.7Mb)

"On choosing a Harpsichord " Edgar Hunt (54kb)

"Harpsichord Building - PREPARING THE ACTION FOR VOICING " Dave Law (140kb)

No.6
"Harpsichords..with all the different sizd wire used in that instrument (1) " J.J.K.Rhodes and W.R.Thomas (440kb)

"An Early Clavycytherium Reconstructed " Peter Bavington(1.7Mbb)

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