The EMSV has
a harpsichord available for hire by EMSV members only. Non-members wishing to
hire instruments must first have to join – a subscription form is on the
website (cost $10) Hirers must collect and return harpsichord in a suitable
vehicle with a flat carrying surface of the required length, eg a medium to
large station wagon or van. Harpsichord will not be released into a smaller
vehicle. Repair for any damage sustained to the harpsichord during the hire
period must be paid for by the hirer.
– is a Zuckerman Flemish single manual, 52 notes, 4’, 8’, buff stops,
and a range of GG/C (short octave) – c’’’. It has a length of 1.95m
It will be
tuned and set to to the required (modern A440) or baroque (A415) pitch before
it is hired. Liz Zetzmann needs to be notified at least four days before the
hire which pitch is required so the instrument will settle.
need to re-tune the harpsichord themselves during the hire period, but are
asked not to transpose it from one pitch to another.
Per concert or for 1 day $50 (usually 1 day) Per week $80
hire rates: $80 for the first week, then subsequent weekly rate $30 (up to a
maximum of 6 weeks total, after which the same person may start a new hiring
period provided that no other member has requested hire)
Enquiries: Liz Zetzmann (9807 8797) email@example.com