|Maker||Josef Johann Brodmann|
|Description||Six octave Viennese-action fortepiano in walnut veneered case with rounded corners. Raised on four tapered legs with the front two joined by a stretcher carrying four pedals and an ebonised lyre. Case stained red in imitation of mahogany. Formerly owned by Ema Destinnová (Emmy Destinn) and, reputedly, by Weber.|
|Inscription||Brodmann / in Wien / Josephstadt No 40 on ceramic plaque.|
|Specification||Viennese action and tri-chord stringing throughout on a single bridge. Four pedals: shift, bassoon, moderator, dampers. In addition there is a knee-lever to operate the moderator.|
Clinkscale: Brodmann No. 9.
1981 Chris Nobbs (Missing legs, pedals and lyre copied from Weber's Brodmann in the Musikinstrumenten-Museum, Berlin: Clinkscale: Brodmann No. 10)
|Description||Six-octave Viennese action fortepiano in walnut veneered case on four tapered legs, the two front legs linked by a stretcher carrying four pedals and an ebonised lyre.|
|Specification||Four pedals: shift, bassoon, moderator, dampers.|
|Restoration||1994 Chris Nobbs|
|Manufactured||Finchcocks, Goudhurst, Kent, 1976|
|Description||Copy of Viennese-action five octave fortepiano built in the Stein tradition by Matthäus Heilmann, Mainz, c1785, in walnut-veneered case raised on five square tapered legs and with a frame and panel lid.|
|Specification||Brass kapsels in place of the wooden kapsels used by Heilmann. Single bridge and bichord stringing, with e2 to f3 trichord. Knee-levers operating dampers and moderator and bassoon.|
Original in the Colt Clavier Collection, Bethersden, Kent, No. 42 (Clinkscale: Heilmann No. 1).
|Restoration||1986 MacKinnon & Waitzman|
|Manufactured||Tan Gallops, Welbeck, 1987|
|Description||Copy of Viennese-action piano by Anton Walter, Vienna, c1795, in yew-veneered casework raised on five tapered legs.|
|Specification||Strung in brass FF-F then iron throughout; bichord up to a1, trichord b1-g3. Knee-levers operating moderator and dampers.|
Original in Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nürnburg, No. MINe 109 (Clinkscale: Walter No. 9).