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CLAVIERS BAROQUES -- Library of Stringing Schedules

Zuckermann Italian Single, 49 notes (short octave bass) and similar

8' String or pair number*

Notes (Helmholtz)

Material

Diameter

39 to 49 (11 wires)
c'' to d'''
yellow brass
.008"
24 to 38 (15 wires)
c#' to d#''
yellow brass
.085"
22 and 23 (2 wires)
b and c'
yellow brass
.009"
20 and 21 (2 wires)
a and a#'
yellow brass
.010"
16 to 19 (4 wires)
f to g#'
yellow brass
.011"
13 to 15 (3 wires)
d to e
yellow brass
.012"
2, 4, 5 and 7 to 12 (9 wires)
F, F#, G andG# to c#
yellow brass
.014"
3 and 6 (2 wires)
D/F# and E/G#
yellow brass
.016"
1 (one wire)
C/E
yellow brass
.018"

*strings, keys and jacks are traditionally counted from the left (lowest note), although stringing schedules traditionally list wire from the highest note to the lowest, probably because most builders string the treble first. It is confusing, I know; sorry.

C+L+A+V+I+E+R+S B+A+R+O+Q+U+E+S

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