Ehrlich Giraffe Piano

Type: Giraffe Piano

Collection: Sweelinck Collection

Manufacturer: Ehrlich, Cristoph

Year: 1827

Geography: Bamburg / Germany

Dimensions (cm): H=223

Current location: Not on display

General description: Cherrywood case in Napoleon/Empire style. Ebony naturals with bone sharps. Original soundboard. Single bridge. The piano is bichord from CC-BB while the rest is trichord. The mechanism is built in such a way that the hammers strike under the keyboard.

Additional information

Compass: CC-g4

Pedals: una corda, bassoon, moderator, sustain, drum/bell, harp

Octaves: 6 1/2

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