The Sonnerstine Archive

In 1961, Charles Sonnerstine traveled Europe visiting harpsichord makers and documenting historic keyboard instruments. A planned career in harpsichord-making then took  a different turn. Decades later, his collection of reflections, measurements, and photographs were finally transferred to San Francisco harpsichord maker Kevin Fryer. The Sonnerstine collection is the inaugural project of the MIRCAT Virtual Archive.

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