CLAVIERS BAROQUES -- Instruments for long and short-term rental

Available after 15 March, 2002 (estimated):
Flemish Double Harpsichord "Aafke"

Flemish Double Manual Harpsichord "Aafke", Ruckers-style grand ravelment similar to Handel's instrument; lavishly decorated in the Flemish style with red faux marble exterior, soundboard painting and papers, turned stand in fumed oak. Bone keys with ebony sharps. 56 + 1 notes, GG to d''', 2 x 8' plus 4' and buff, transposing (A = 415 or 440). Value -- $30,000.

Concert rental fee $650 – includes delivery, two tunings, attendance at the performance and a touch-up tuning at intermission, and removal after the performance. Additional tunings for rehearsal are charged at $75 each, additional tunings for performances at $100 each (includes attendance and tuning at intermission), additional moves at $75.00. GST is extra

Long-term rental is $650 for the first month (includes pick and delivery charges, set-up and two tunings, mileage charges apply out of the Greater Toronto area), subsequent months are $400. GST is extra.

Studio rental $10.00/hour -- practice time in our shop is available when Aafke is not otherwise engaged. Ideal for players or singers preparing for concerts, competitions, auditions or examinations. Call ahead to book so that we can make sure she is set up and tuned and that we are not operating the table saw while you are trying to play.

For more information or to book her, contact us

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This is the swatch for Aafke's exterior, a traditional Flemish-style red faux marble with grey iron-look strapping top and bottom..
The lid will be papered in traditional "skull" papers (actually supposed to imitate Hungarian ash) with Flemish tracery patterened paper borders.


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