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Steven Devine, Principal Keyboard, tells us all about his German harpsichord.

Introducing the Harpsichord

Steven Devine, Principal Keyboard, tells us all about his German harpsichord.

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Our Principal Clarinet Antony Pay takes us through the staple instrument of the time, the five key clarinet, and shows us the type of basset clarinet he believes enables you to play Mozart's Clarinet Concerto best.

Introducing Mozart’s Clarinet

Our Principal Clarinet Antony Pay takes us through the staple instrument of the time, the five key clarinet, and shows us the type of basset clarinet he believes enables you to play Mozart's Clarinet Concerto best.

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Our Principal Keyboard Steven Devine shows us the instrument Mozart would have played towards the end of his life.

Introducing Mozart’s Fortepiano

Our Principal Keyboard Steven Devine shows us the instrument Mozart would have played towards the end of his life.

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Principal Oboe Daniel Bates tells us about the instrument that composer Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) would have been familiar with.

Introducing Haydn’s Oboe

Principal Oboe Daniel Bates tells us about the instrument that composer Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) would have been familiar with.

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Our Principal Keyboard Steven Devine introduces the 'wildcard' keyboard instrument, the clavichord... in his kitchen.

Introducing the Clavichord

Our Principal Keyboard Steven Devine introduces the 'wildcard' keyboard instrument, the clavichord... in his kitchen.

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Principal Horn Roger Montgomery looks at the instrument that would have been used to perform Mozart's horn concertos.

Introducing Mozart’s Horn

Principal Horn Roger Montgomery looks at the instrument that would have been used to perform Mozart's horn concertos.

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Principal Oboe Katharina Spreckelsen introduces the baroque oboe

Introducing the Baroque Oboe

Principal Oboe Katharina Spreckelsen introduces the baroque oboe

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