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Antwerp harpsichordmakers in the 16th and 17th century outside the Ruckers-Couchet family

J. Lambrechts-Douillez

Antwerp harpsichordmakers in the 16th and 17th century outside the Ruckers-Couchet family

recent findings based on archival and organological research

by J. Lambrechts-Douillez

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Published by Ruckers-Genootschap in Antwerpen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesAntwerp harpsichord makers in the 16th and 17th century outside the Ruckers-Couchet family
StatementJ. Lambrechts-Douillez & John Koster
SeriesMededelingen van het Ruckers -Genootschap : Bijdragen tot het Bronnenonderzoek van het Muziekleven te Antwerpen -- 8
ContributionsKoster, John, 1950-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML404 .L23513 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24558235M
LC Control Number2010560572

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Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. NEW:VIII Antwerp harpsichordmakers in the 16th and 17th century outside the Ruckers-Couchet family; recent findings based on archival and organological research Obtainable at 45 Euro plus shipping.

Because volume 1 is out of print, the genealogy tree of the ruckers-couchet family can be found here. Keyboards and Action There were two standard models of Ruckers harpsichords. Now that the NMM's single-manual harpsichord by Andreas Ruckers, has been joined by the two-manual instrument made by the same maker inthe NMM is one of only a handful of places in the world—the only place outside of Europe—to have an example of both kinds.

It was in that Joannes Couchet (Antwerp, 2 February - 2 April ), grandson of the famous harpsichord maker Hans Ruckers, began as an apprentice in the workshop of his uncle Joannes Ruckers. Sixteen years later, he became a master and was.

The name of Ruckers is as important to early keyboard instruments as Stradivarius is to strings. This book describes in close detail the art and technique of the Ruckers family, who produced harpsichords and virginals throughout a period of over years/5. The Ruckers family (variants: Ruckaert, Ruckaerts, Rucqueer, Rueckers, Ruekaerts, Ruijkers, Rukkers, Rycardt) were harpsichord and virginal makers from the Southern Netherlands based in Antwerp in the 16th and 17th century.

Their influence stretched well into the 18th century, and to the harpsichord revival of the 20th. ’Harpsichordmakers in the 16th and 17th century Harpsichord makers working in Antwerp in the 16th and 17th century’ by J Koster.

Surviving Harpsichords built or rebuilt in France 17th & 18th century – by Dean Anderson, with. Flemish harpsichords and virginals have long been greatly valued and prized.

Antwerp was a major manufacturing center for keyboards from the mid-sixteenth to the end of the seventeenth century.

Flemish makers belonged to the artists’ Guild of Saint Luke, and cooperation between artists and keyboard makers is evident. The interpretation of 16th- and 17th century Iberian keyboard music Francisco Perez Mirabal's harpsichords and the early Spanish piano Beiträge zur Kenntnis des mittel- und norddeutschen Cembalobaus um   The first 2 images below are paintings I just added to the Early 17th Century thing that has become apparent is that there is a grouping of several similar paintings from this era by a small handful of artists based in Antwerp (see also the images below the first 2 paintings in this post; for more information on individual images, see Timeline).

Joannes Couchet (or Jan Couchet) (2 February – 30 March ) was a grandson of Hans became the apprentice of his uncle Joannes Ruckers in and became a master after the latter's death in There are five instruments known to be by Joannes Couchet still in existence, most of which have had ravalements, all dating from around Italian Harpsichord-Building in the 16th and 17th Centuries [Shortridge, John D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Italian Harpsichord-Building in the 16th and 17th 1/5(1). Harpsichord by Gommaar van Everbroeck, Antwerp, Rawlins Fund, Harpsichord making in the Low Countries (present-day Belgium and the Netherlands) during the first five and a half decades of the seventeenth century was dominated by the two workshops of the Ruckers family in Antwerp.

The secret of the Ruckers harpsichord is in having found the ideal proportions for the soundboard, such that many French harpsichord makers of the 18th century copied these instruments. In this version the keyboard is extended as required by the baroque repertoire (five octaves).

This family of harpsichord builders dominated the production in Antwerp at the end of the sixteenth century and during the first half of the seventeenth century.

The sound boxes of the Ruckers harpsichords are often painted with imitation marble designs. Inside flowers and insects are drawn on the soundboard.

Flemish 16th and 17th Century Single-Manual Harpsichords original range & à petit ravalement: Harpsichord after Hans Moermans () Antwerp was the acknowledged center for harpsichord production, a position it held until the growth of the French school in the next century. the magical tone quality that clearly was a part of the.

The secret of the Ruckers instruments is in having found the ideal proportions for the soundboard, such that many French harpsichord makers of the 18th century copied these instruments. In this version the keyboards are extended as required by the baroque repertoire (five octaves).

More importantly, the lute style opened up the possibility of an entirely new expressive dimension in the playing of the harpsichord; in exploring this the clavecinistes evolved a style which dominated European keyboard music in the 17th-century, and provided a basis for the subsequent development of idiomatic keyboard by: 2.

Other articles where Harpsichord family is discussed: keyboard instrument: Keyboard size and range: as on Flemish and Italian harpsichords of the 16th–18th centuries, whereas that of English keyboards was generally 6 38 inches ( centimetres). On most French and German instruments of the 18th century, the octave span was even narrower (6 14 inches [.

(shelved 1 time as 17th-andth-century) avg rating — 52, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The virginal was an instrument used in the 15th, 16th and early 17th centuries, and is actually a small harpsichord, consisting of either one or two sets of keys, each with a 4-octave range.

Around the turn of the 18th century, composers and musicians were looking for a new kind of keyboard instrument. The method has little to do with 16th century style - that this is 16th century polyphony is a diversionary story for undergrads in a class with that of George Washington and the Cherry Tree.

There are two main points against it: (1) Species Counterpoint as a method is not a 16th century technique, but a 17th century technique/5(34).

Flemish Single-Manual Harpsichord After Ruckers. The members of the Ruckers family of Antwerp dominated harpsichord making North of the Alps for the first 50 years of the 17th century.

They produced virginals in a variety of forms and sizes, but their single and double-manual harpsichords were the most prized. The Seventeenth Century.

The Ruckers-Couchet Dynasty The Ruckers-Couchet family Virginals Single-manual harpsichords Double-manual harpsichords The harpsichord/virginal combination The late Couchet instruments The decoration of harpsichords and virginals The Flemish harpsichord as a cultural icon Summing up.

- Ruckers: A Harpsichord and Virginal Building Tradition Grant O’Brien Frontmatter More information. Title: RUCKERS: A harpsichord and virginal building tradition Author: GRANT O'BRIEN Created Date. "The triumph of music in the 20th century was its abundant pluralism.

This Companion is, I believe, the first to define and applaud that diversity", says Norman Lebrecht. The Companion to 20th Century Music celebrates the extraordinary range of musical accomplishment in this century: from atonality, neoclassicism and serialism to minimalism, computer music, and Written: ‘Still Life with Musical Instruments’ was created in by Pieter Claesz in Baroque style.

Find more prominent pieces of still life at – best visual art : Pieter Claesz. Italian Harpsichord-Building in the 16th and 17th Centuries by John D. Shortridge. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books.

Download a free audio book. English style of improvised polyphony from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, in which a chant in the middle voice is joined by an upper voice moving in parallel a perfect fourth above it and a lower voice that follows below the chant mostly in parallel thirds, moving to a fifth below to mark the beginning and end of phrases and the ends of most words.

Register now to continue reading Thank you for visiting Gramophone and making use of our archive of more t expert reviews, features, awards and blog articles. Harpsichord after Johannes Ruckers (Antwerp ) and Pascal Taskin (Paris ). The original harpsichord is located in the Musical Instrument Museum in Castello Sforzesco, Milan.

Built by WILLIAM HORN, Brescia   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Italian Harpsichord-Building in the 16th and 17th Centuries by John D. Shortridge. 16th century genre of italian polyphonic song in mock-popular style, typically syllabic, homophonic, and diatonic, with the melody in the upper voice and marked rhythmic patterns.-Duple meter-text set syllabically-Strophic or strophic with refrain-All voices start and end together, or one voice enters late, and all end together.

The late 17th century was a time of flux in French harpsichord making. The earlier native school of building was going out of fashion as the wealthy cast covetous glances at Ruckers harpsichords that had been enlarged with the increased range of contemporary composers such as d'Anglebert, Jacquet de la Guerre and Marchand in mind.

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However, the German-based early music ensemble Capella de la Torre does not attempt to provide an all-inclusive representation of the genre. Rather, the selected works, along with their concise, informative Price: $ Harpsichord Maker ~ Harpsichord Painter ~ Soundboard Painter ~ Artist ~ Craftsman ~ Ted Robertson.

Cello Playing in 19th Century France, Belgium and Holland. THE prominent position which the French attained in respect to Violoncello playing in the second half of the last century was maintained by them subsequently. They exercised, however, with few exceptions, no real influence in Germany after the period signalised by Romberg's appearance.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). In a sense, we hold ourselves to an impossible standard - certainly a standard the 17th century artisan did not.

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