Pedal clavichord (Ger. Pedalklavichord, Pedalclavier)
- Edwin M. Ripin
- and John Barnes
A clavichord equipped with a pedal-board like that of an organ. Instruments of this type are mentioned by Paulus Paulirinus of Prague (c 1460) and Virdung (Musica getutscht, 1511), and a 15th-century drawing shows a clavichord with a two-and-a-half-octave compass B...