Edward Meijer

Edward Meijer

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Tilburg, Den Bosch, Eindhoven, Breda  ·  Pianostemmer
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The pipe organ is a big box of whistles. Each pipe sits on top of a hollow wind chest that is filled with compressed air provided by a bellows or blower. Each ‘stop’ at the organ console represents a set of pipes (a rank) of a particular tone color, with a different pipe for every note on the keyboard. Pulling the stop activates a slider under that specific set of pipes on the windchest, making them available as a sound-source. The wind chest also contains a series of valves (pal

The pipe organ is a big box of whistles. Each pipe sits on top of a hollow wind…

Rippen Lindner Tilting Wing Grand Piano http://pinterest.com/cameronpiano

Another fascinating instrument from the Rippen stable. This instrument designed by Nico Rippen, tilts on its central pedestal to be easily moved from room to room. Ebonised with flame and quilted maple veneers.

ENGELSE PIANO-FORTE UIT DE TIJD VAN BEETHOVEN Stodart, London, ca. 1820 . 6 ½ octaves. 7’10” Beethoven prefereerde het Engelse type omdat het een zwaardere aanslag had dan de Weense piano

Stodart, London, ca. 1820 A rare ‘Compensator Grand’ by this fine maker. Rosewood case and exceptional Empire stand.