, in: Harfen des Berliner Musikinstrumenten-Museums, Staatliches Institut für
Musikforschung, Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin 1999, pp. 9–77 (hereinafter DROYSEN-REBER 1999).
2) Cf. the overview of all types of harps in the collection of the NM-ČMH. KOTAŠOVÁ, Daniela: Háčkové harfy
z pozůstalosti Marie Zunové-Skalské (Hook Harps from the Estate of Marie Zunová-Skalská), Opus musicum,
vol. 47, 2015, no. 5, p. 52.
Abstract: The present harp collection of the National Museum – Czech Museum of Music contains
Erard pedalharps from various periods of
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Harps Made by Franz
Brunner in the Collection
of the Czech Museum
The collection of the national Museum – Czech Museum of Music contains the largest set of harps built by Franz Brunner. this instrument maker was one of the most important
builders of pedalharps in vienna in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Brunner’s harps
use a single-action pedal design, the fourchette mechanism, decorations in the empire
style, and in a few cases, the application of a new design