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Alain Roudier

From 14 November 2016
to 20 November 2016
Michel Petrucciani Conservatory - Istres (13)

Alain Roudier, fortepiano

Week around the fortepiano

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Alain Roudier

From 12 October 2016
to 17 October 2016
Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival - Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Alain Roudier, fortepiano - Member of the Jury

Franz Schubert recital
Thursday 13 October - 8 pm

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Piano and fortepiano rent

Grand piano Pleyel - 1839

Instrumentsfrom the
Ad Libitum collection

Grand piano Steingraeber B-192, 2014
Square piano Broadwood, ca. 1825
Copy of harpsichord shaped fortepiano Erard
Grand piano Schanz, 1820
Copy of pianino Pleyel
Grand piano Pleyel no. 6745, 1839

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New publication

The History of the Erard Piano and Harp in Letters and Documents, 1785–1959

The History of the Erard Piano and Harp
in Letters and Documents, 1785–1959 - 2 volumes

Robert Adelson, Musée du Palais Lascaris
Alain Roudier, Centre International du Pianoforte
Jenny Nex, Musical Instrument Museums Edinburgh
Laure Barthel
Michel Foussard, Ministère de la Culture

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New CD!

Hanspeter Brand, Alain Roudier - Winterreise

Franz Schubert

Hanspeter Brand, baritone
Alain Roudier, fortepiano Graf (1828)

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In restoration

In restoration

Harpsichord shaped fortepiano Stodart
Action, hammers, varnish

Italian tangent piano
Soundboard, bridge, plating

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Gaveau-Erard-Pleyel archives: website

Sébastien Erard

Centre Sébastien Erard
for the study of the history of the piano and harp

The Centre Sébastien Erard is the research branch of the AXA GEP (Gaveau Erard Pleyel) archives, deposited at the association Ad Libitum since February 1rst 2014.

Visit the website http://www.sebastienerard.org/.