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Christian Zell Harpsichord 1737 (Equal temperament)

by Pere Casulleras

Uploaded on Apr 30, 2019 (and last updated on Jun 06, 2019)

The present file contains the original samples of the Christian Zell Harpsichord 1737 and the license mapped inside one soundfont (.sf2) file.

The soundfont HarpsichordZell1737.sf2 uses the original instrument samples tuned to fifth-comma meantone in A415.The license doesn't allow derivatives but in Creative Commons site it's explained that simply changing format is not creating a derivative. Hence, the original audio content is inside the sf2 file that simply works as a mapping to make the samples playable. Description and license are below.

The present sample set was recorded in Barcelona on the original Christian Zell 1737 Harpsichord at the Museu de la Música de Barcelona - under the supervision from the Restaurator, Joan Martí i Llobet, the Conservator Oriol Rossinyol and co-workers from the Museum in col·laboration with the Escola Superior de Música de Barcelona - - Sonology Department.Thanks to: Dr. Jaume Ayats (Museum), Dr. Josep Borràs (Esmuc) and Dr. Enric Guaus (Sonology dep.) for the support and permission to make the necessary sample recordings. Oriol Rossinyol and Manel Barcons for his help on the whole recording process.

Sample set by Pere Casulleras



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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NonDerivative 3.0 Unported
Has to give attribution Non commercial use only No derivate works
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File content

  • Harpsichord_Zell.sf2
    • 000-000 I 4'
    • 000-001 I 8'
    • 000-002 II 8'
    • 000-003 I Lute
    • 000-004 I 4' I 8'
    • 000-005 I4' II 8'
    • 000-006 I 4' Lute
    • 000-007 I 8' II 8'
    • 000-008 II 8' Lute
    • 000-009 I 4' 8' II 8'
    • 000-010 I4' Lute II 8'