There are some..... all Ive seen though are an Austrian one, a couple
of Italians, and I think an odd southern german thing. However in all
of them, only the last 3 or 4 notes (max) were on the separate
bridge,,, not like the Broadwood when might have had more than an
On Feb 15, 2008, at 10:18 AM, Peter W Redstone wrote:
> Hi folks!
> While contemplating all the various bass-ends of bridges: steam-bent,
> cut and scarfed on, straight right to the end with no bend at all,
> and mitered - I was wondering whether a harpsichord was ever made
> where the brass-strung bass end was ever on a separate section of
> bridge which allowed for the shorter optimum length of brass. In
> other words, did anyone ever make a harpsichord like a Broadwood
> grand piano (from the 1790s on) with the separate bass bridge?
> Just curious
> Peter Redstone