FF – f3 after Walter, ca. 1790

FF - f3 after Walter, ca. 1790

Moderator and sustaining knee levers, walnut
ca. 221 x 98 x 31 cm, ca. 90kg
Options: decorations. Walnut veneer with intarsia; pyramid mahogany veneer with brass moldings; cherry wood, yew, persian walnut veneers, additional options

Walter’s fortepianos are a benchmark in piano making and an emblem of the Viennese Classical period. Mozart composed the majority of his music on his Walter, and his son Carl noted his father’s “special preference” for the instrument. Haydn also owned a Walter, and Beethoven wrote of his wish for one with una corda.

The FF – f3 after Walter 1790 is a replica of the piano Mozart owned. The McNulty models of wider range are also suitable for later repertoire, for example FF – g3, FF – c and FF – f4.


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