Clavichord Tuning and Maintenance

Contents

Introduction
PART ONE: TUNING
Chapter 1: First steps in tuning
Chapter 2: Correcting mistuned unisons
Chapter 3: Beats and beat rates
Chapter 4: Correcting octaves
Chapter 5: Theory and history of temperament
Chapter 6: Performing a full tuning
Chapter 7: Temperament-setting techniques
Chapter 8: Fretted clavichords
Chapter 9: Tuning the four-foot strings
 
PART TWO: MAINTENANCE
Chapter 10: Environment and general care
Chapter 11: Replacing broken strings
Chapter 12: Making hitch-pin loops
Chapter 13: Dealing with sticking keys
Chapter 14: Listing
Chapter 15: An introduction to tangent voicing
Chapter 16: Faults aVecting tuning
Chapter 17: Knocks, rattles and squeaks &c
Chapter 18: Overwound strings
 
PART THREE: TUNING SCHEMES
Introduction: how to use the schemes
List of tuning schemes
Key to symbols used in diagrams
Multiple-fretted clavichord schemes
Triple-fretted clavichord schemes
Diatonically fretted clavichord schemes
Unfretted clavichord schemes
 
PART FOUR: REFERENCE
Suppliers of tools, etc.
Fretting ratios
Selective book list
Glossary
 
Index