Towards establishing the original state of the three-manual harpsichord by Stefano Bolcioni, Florence, 1627, in the Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments, Edinburgh

 

an article published in The Galpin Society Journal, 53 (2000) 168-200

by Grant O'Brien

Introduction

 

The original baseboard layout of the Edinburgh Bolcioni harpsichord

 

Analysis of the unit of measurement used in the construction of the Edinburgh Bolcioni harpsichord, originally a single-manual instrument

 

The present boxslide registers and the original compass

 

The original string scalings of the Edinburgh Bolcioni harpsichord

 

Another method of determining the Florentine soldo from the Edinburgh Bolcioni harpsichord

 

Conclusions

 

Postscript

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