Erard 1842, Paris – Piano à queue. Grand modèle

 

Serial number:  15633
Length: 2m47
“Barre harmonique”
“Cadre composite à 7 barres”
2 pedals: Una corda, Résonance
Parallel stringing
7 octaves A-A

 

Since 2001 part of the collection of Claire Chevallier

Restoration: Jan van den Hemel, Antwerpen, 2003-2006
Regulation: Jan van den Hemel, Antwerpen; Chris Maene, Ruiselede

 

Ideal for Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Franz Liszt, Frédéric Chopin, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Richard Wagner

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Erard 1876, Paris – Piano à queue de concert. Grand modèle

 

Serial number:  51424
Length: 2m48
“Barre harmonique”
“Cadre composite à 4 barres”
2 pedals: Una corda, Résonance
Parallel stringing
7 octaves A-A

 

Since 2002 part of the collection of Claire Chevallier

Restoration: Jan Van den Hemel, Antwerpen, 2003-07
Regulation: Jan Van den Hemel, Antwerpen

 

Ideal for Franz Liszt, César Franck, Gabriel Fauré, Camille Saint-Saëns

 

Listen to Claire playing her Erard 1876 on this recording:

 

Liszt-Fever

Solo pieces by Claire Chevallier

La Dolce Volta, Paris, LDV02 (recorded 2011)

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Erard 1904, Paris – Piano à queue

 

Serial number:  87115
Length: 2m12
“Barre harmonique”
“Cadre composite à 6 barres”
2 pedals: Una corda, Résonance
Parallel stringing
7 octaves A-A

 

Since 1996 part of the collection of Claire Chevallier

Restoration: Jan Van den Hemel, Antwerpen, 1997
Regulation: Jan Van den Hemel, Antwerpen

 

Ideal for Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Camille Saint-Saëns

 

Listen to Claire playing her Erard 1904 on this recording:

 

Pièces pour deux pianos: Saint-Saëns, Franck, Infante, Poulenc
Duo Jos van Immerseel, Erard 1897, Claire Chevallier, Erard 1904
Zig-Zag Territoires ZZT030903 (recorded 1999)

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Erard 1905, Paris – Piano à queue de concert. Grand modèle de concert.

 

Serial number: 87525
Length: 2m60
“Barre harmonique”
“Cadre composite à 6 barres”
2 pedals: Una corda, Résonance
Parallel stringing
7 ½ octaves  A-C

 

Since 2000 part of the collection of Claire Chevallier

Restoration: Chris Maene 2002, Ruiselede,  Jan Van den Hemel 2004, Antwerpen
Regulation:  Jan Van den Hemel, Antwerpen

 

Ideal for Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Camille Saint-Saëns, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Francis Poulenc

 

Listen to Claire playing her Erard 1905 on these recordings:

 

RAVEL: Concerto pour la main gauche
Claire Chevallier & Anima Eterna Brugge – Jos van Immerseel
Zig-Zag Territoires  ZZT060901 (recorded 2005)

 

RACHMANINOFF: Suites pour deux pianos
Jos van Immerseel, Erard 1899, Claire Chevallier, Erard 1905
Zig-Zag Territoires  ZZT061105 (recorded 2005)

 

SATIE: Gnossiennes, Le fils des Etoiles, Ogives, Gymnopédies, …
Claire Chevallier
Zig-Zag Territoires  ZZT080901 (recorded 2008)

 

POULENC: Concerto pour deux  pianos et orchestre,

Anima Eterna Brugge

Jos van Immerseel, Erard 1899 & Claire Chevallier, Erard 1905
Zig-Zag Territoires/Outhere ZZT110403 (recorded 2009)

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Erard 1920, Paris – Piano à queue de concert, ¾ de queue

 

Serial number: 108301
Length: 2m25
“Agrafes dans les aigus”
2 pedals: Una corda, Résonance
Cross stringing
7 ½ octaves A-C

 

Since 2005 part of the collection of Claire Chevallier

Restoration: Jan Van den Hemel 2010, Antwerpen
Regulation: Jan Van den Hemel, Antwerpen

 

Ideal for Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninov, Francis Poulenc, Benjamin Britten, …

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Rumour has it that this is the place to find out more about French pianist Claire Chevallier. Rumours are mostly correct. Perhaps you also heard she has a passion for Erard fortepianos. It's true. Check her collection. One could say she is into the arts, all arts. Well, she's an artist herself and she loves working with colleagues, in music, in theatre, in dance, in visuals arts. Check her projects. And should you get curious, there's plenty of opportunities to see her live at work. No need to wait to enjoy her music though. It's right here. Enjoy.

NEWS

New recording Liszt out Now!
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Fever received the 'Bravo'
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AGENDA

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