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

Available after 15 January, 2002 (estimated):
Canadian Single Harpsichord "Althea minor"

Canadian Single Harpsichord "Althea minor", blue painted case, BB to d''' (may be tuned to GG/BB short octave) 1 x 8' plus buff; A = 440 normally, but can be tuned as low as A = 415 (we like a week's notice for this to ensure that the pitch is stable for your performance).

Concert rental fee $400 – includes delivery, tuning for one rehearsal, tuning prior to the performance with attendance at the performance to give a touch-up tuning at intermission, and removal after the performance. Additional tunings for rehearsal are charged at $100 each, additional tunings for performances at $150 each (includes attendance and tuning at intermission), additional moves at $100.00. Mileage charges apply out of the Greater Toronto area. GST and Ontario PST are extra.

Althea Minor is also available on a "cash and carry" basis at $200 per week, plus GST and Ontario PST.

Long-term rental $400 for the first month -- includes pick up and delivery (in the Greater Toronto area), set-up and two tunings, mileage charges apply out of the Greater Toronto area), subsequent months are $200. We will come by to tune Althea Minor every two months, in between you can touch it up as required -- don't worry, it's easy, we'll show you how. We provide a tuning wrench and electronic tuning meter.GST and Ontario PST are extra.

Studio rental $5.00/hour -- practice time in our shop is available when Althea Minor 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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Martine's has a compass of FF to g'''. Ideal for late Baroque repertoire, also enough notes for piano editions of earlier works by Bach, Handel, Haydn and Scarlatti.
Disposition is 2x8' plus 4' with buff.


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