DHV:
370
Tourin ID:
HARN 08

1670

Bass

Jacob

Precheisen

# of Strings:

6

Place Made:

A, Vienna

Body Shape:

Festoon

Current Location:

A, Vienna

Sound Holes:

Flame

Collection:

Private collection

Head:

Lion

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Previous Owner:

Stift Herzogenburg (Augustinian monastery in lower Austria) in 1849 (see Heider & Haeufler 1850, p. 173)

Information Source:

Harnoncourt 1965 (Bach St. John), nos. 31-32; Harnoncourt 1974 (Purcell); Harnoncourt 1965a (Florid-Song)

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Comments:

Drescher 1990, p. 486; Heider & Haeufler 1850, p. 173

Harnoncourt 1965 (Bach St. John), no. 12; Harnoncourt 1965a (Florid-Song), no. 8; Harnoncourt n.d. (Kaiserhof), no. 17 (all front 7/8)

Harnoncourt 1974 (Purcell); Harnoncourt 1965 (Bach St. John), nos. 31-32; Harnoncourt 1965a (Florid-Song)

Heider & Haeufler 1850: “Eine alte Gamba. Inwendig: “Jacob Precheisen, Hof Lauten und Geigenmacher in Wien 1670.” (At that time, Stift Herzogenburg also owned the Magnus Felden 1656 baryton, as well as a viola d’amore, 2 “mandolins” and 3 lutes.)