Search found 17 matches

by isarian
Fri Aug 10, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Zithers and Resources
Topic: Johann Hornsteiner Passau zither
Replies: 0
Views: 417

Johann Hornsteiner Passau zither

Hello,

For nostalgic reasons I'm still looking for an older Johann Hornsteinern Passau zither, from the first or second Johann. Models around 1900 or earlier. Any hints would be appreciated.

Regards, Sepp
by isarian
Tue Aug 29, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Zithers and Resources
Topic: Franz Schwarzer Zither
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Franz Schwarzer Zither

Hi Folks,

I'm still looking for a nice Franz Schwarzer Zither. Any hints would be appreciated.

Regards,
Sepp
by isarian
Mon Dec 07, 2015 3:54 am
Forum: Zither Makers and Models
Topic: Franz KRUEGER
Replies: 0
Views: 479

Franz KRUEGER

Hello,

Does anyone know something about the the zither maker Franz Krueger from Washington, Missouri?

Thank you,
Sepp
by isarian
Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Repairs and Restorations
Topic: Mechanic
Replies: 0
Views: 483

Mechanic

Hello,
Does anyone know when and where the mechanic for zithers was invented or which zither builder was the first one to use them?
Sepp
by isarian
Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Zithers and Resources
Topic: Johann Hornsteiner Passau Zither
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Re: Johann Hornsteiner Passau Zither

Hi Rudi, I'm sure that's a pretty nice and probably good sounding zither. But for nostalgic reasons I'm looking for an older Johann Hornsteinern (from the first or second Johann) model around 1900 or earlier. But don't think I'm ignorant. I know that the later models like yours are more advanced and...
by isarian
Wed Sep 09, 2015 5:41 am
Forum: Zithers and Resources
Topic: Johann Hornsteiner Passau Zither
Replies: 2
Views: 493

Johann Hornsteiner Passau Zither

Hello to all,

Beside a nice Schwarzer zither I'm also looking for a Johann Hornsteiner zither from Passau. This lesser known Johann Hornsteiner should not be confused with the more renowned Hornsteiners from Mittenwald.

Sepp
by isarian
Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:13 am
Forum: Zithers and Resources
Topic: Schwarzer zither
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Re: Schwarzer zither

Hello Rudi, You are right. We have great and if I may say so better zithers over here in Germany (including Austria) and are not in need of American zithers. But since I have spent some years in the US I took a kind of nostalgic liking to American especially Schwarzer zithers. Some of them can be ni...
by isarian
Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:16 pm
Forum: Zithers and Resources
Topic: Schwarzer zither
Replies: 2
Views: 468

Schwarzer zither

Hello,
If anyone knows about a nice Franz Schwarzer Zither beeing sold please let me know.
Thank you, Sepp
by isarian
Mon Feb 23, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Zither Makers and Models
Topic: Franz Schwarzer Arion Harp Zither - Model 74
Replies: 2
Views: 842

Re: Franz Schwarzer Arion Harp Zither - Model 74

I really would like to know how it sounds.
Sepp
by isarian
Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Zither Makers and Models
Topic: Tony Godetz - American Grand Harp Zither
Replies: 14
Views: 2058

Re: Tony Godetz - American Grand Harp Zither

Dave,

Thanks for the information about the Schwarzer publication. I'll try to get one.

Sepp