Baumann Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Baumann, Matthias Christian

Year: c.1790

Geography: Zweibrucken / Germany

Dimensions (cm): L=52 W=150 H=24

Current location: On display at Posthoornkerk, Amsterdam

Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f3

Pedals: none

Octaves: 5

Context: Matthias Christian Baumann (1740-1816) was the son of organ builder Johann Carl Baumann, it was his father who taught him the craft.

Literature references: Clinkscale, Martha Novak. Makers of the Piano: 1700-1820. Vol. 1, Oxford University Press, 2006.

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