Double Manual Harpsichord
English Harpsichord, Peter Barnes April 2004
A brass strung 2x8’ harpsichord with walnut case and stand using the scaling of the London Bentside Spinet makers, Keene and Brackley, c. 1715 with a GG - f3 compass which transposes A440 / 415. This harpsichord has traditional wooden jacks, guides and keyboard, a detachable lid with solid brasswork and a folding music desk. The solid walnut stand detatches from the harpsichord and can be easily taken apart.
The harpsichord is 6’ 3” long, 35” wide and 8” deep.
after Keene and Brackley
Double fretted CC-e3. Polished case and stand. Soundboard decoration. £2,500.00
Clavichord after Praetorius
CC/E short octave-c3 triple fretted.
Other instruments made to order
Peter Barnes is able to provide plans and instruction manuals for the instruments on this page
Second-hand harpsichords also available on this page
Including A Zuckerman Italian harpsichord c.1975; a part-made double manual French harpsichord after Vaudry, Paris,1682; A copy of Queen Elizabeth virginals by David Evans; a double fretted clavichord kit made by the Renaissance Workshop Company; a Zuckermann virginal, c.1975; an upright piano by Broadwood c.1880; an Erard Grand Piano, 1863; a bentside Spinet by John Storrs and a harpsichord, Italian after Gregori 1726
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