CBH Harpsichord action stagger
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating the timing of the pluck ("stagger").Consistent plucking order from note to note is crucial for the correct operation of the instrumen......
CBH Stagger II Neupert "Bach" model harpsichord
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating stagger on a Neupert “Bach” model double-manual harpsichord.Consistent plucking order from note to note is crucial for the correct op......
CBH Harpsichord triage
• Click "SHOW MORE" to read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe diagnozing and rectifying an Institutional harpsichord in limited time.Limited time was available for onsite diagnosis and rec......
CBH Harpsichord Horror
More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuA silent selection of harpsichords from around the world that have suffered with transit damage, the ravages of climatic extreme, structural failure or neglect.All is not as bad as it may seem: Many of the......
CBH Harpsichord shove coupler
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating coupling the keyboards on a French Double Harpsichord.The keyboards on a French Double Harpsichord can be connected or coupled......
CBH Harpsichord soundboard cleaning
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating how to dust a harpsichord soundboard.When dust has accumulated on the soundboard for some time, it is not possible to remove i......
CBH Harpsichord structural repair
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuThis video shows an interesting harpsichord repair undertaken in the field to return a harpsichord to playing condition. Many harpsichords show structur......
CBH Priming the harpsichord case
• Click "SHOW MORE" to read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe applying primer to a Ruckers Double Harpsichord case.After thorough sanding, the harpsichord case is ready for priming. The ca......
CBH Harpsichord key balancing
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuSydney Technical High School workplace learning student Timothy Murray demonstrating how to balance a French Double Harpsichord lower manual keylever.Th......
CBH Harpsichord Horror II
More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCan a sequel outshine the original?Another silent selection—but this time of a single instrument dating from c1970 that has suffered from structural failure, ravages of climatic extreme, insect attack and......
CBH Goble harpsichord delrin conversion
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating the conversion of the original 4´ leather plectra to delrin on a 1974 Goble harpsichord.The damper cap is unscrewed from the j......
CBH Harpsichord soundboard crack repair
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating how to repair a hairline crack in a harpsichord soundboard.Soundboard cracks are not uncommon, and vary in seriousness dependi......
CBH Inserting the harpsichord bridgepins
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating how to insert the harpsichord bridgepins.The ø1mm brass bridgepins are inserted in the holes previously drilled in the 8´ brid......
CBH Harpsichord Maintenance Tour 2012
More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuSome more fun with the map facility in iMovie, tracing the route of Carey Beebe's mid-2012 Harpsichord Maintenance Tour.All travel was planned on Japan Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, British Airways, L......
CBH Harpsichord gap spacer replacement
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe replacing a bent gap spacer on a harpsichord in Taiwan.The gap spacer relays the string tension of the harpsichord from the bellyrail to the......
CBH Harpsichord Tuning — Time-lapse
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuTime-lapse of Carey Beebe tuning a harpsichord at the Carmel Bach Festival.What takes just over twelve minutes in real life is compressed here to thirty......
CBH Papering the harpsichord keywell
• Click "SHOW MORE" to read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe papering of keywell of a Flemish-style harpsichord.Each paper is cut and glued in turn, the first paper centred in the keywell......
CBH Papering the harpsichord case rim
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe papering of the case rim of a Flemish-style harpsichord.The papers have been trimmed and are ready for fitting. Each paper is cut and glued......
CBH de Blaise harpsichord delrin conversion
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ http://www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating the conversion of the original leather plectra to delrin on a de Blaise harpsichord.The original leather plectrum is seen to b......
CBH Replacing a Hubbard harpsichord tongue
• Always read the accompanying technical description!More harpsichord stuff @ www.hpschd.nuCarey Beebe demonstrating how to replace and retension a tongue in the Hubbard white plastic harpsichord jack.The tongue is removed by undoing the top screw: I......