Bosanquet's Enharmonic harmonium (4 1/2 octaves tuned in 53 equal temperaments with 84 keys per octave ), designed by R H M Bosanquet and constructed by T A Jennings of Hackney Road, London in 1872-3.
Enharmonic harmonium with 4 1/2 octaves tuned in 53 equal temperaments with 84 keys per octave, designed by R H M Bosanquet (1841-1912) of St John's College, Oxford, and constructed by T A Jennings of Hackney Road, London in 1872-3. Bosanquet’s research into musical intervals and temperaments was influential in determining the design of keyboards for modern musical instruments.
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Closed overall: 1420 mm x 1090 mm x 1090 mm, 173 kg
Open overall: 1450 mm x 1090 mm x 1090 mm, 173 kg
- musical instrument
- Donated by R H M Bosanquet
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