Single-manual harpsichord after I. Ruckers 1637, English Eighteenth Century Enlargement (added foot pedal to change the registration). Source: Edinborough

2×8?, (1×4) GG-AA-f”’

208×90 cm

a=392-415-440

With machine stop, trolley wheels, block printed paper surrounding the soundboard. Same colour as the original (red).

Because the two 8? registers are both plucked in front of the 4? register, the sound is more nasal and penetrating.

Double-manual harpsichord after Ruckers 1624. Source: Museé Unterlinden, Colmar, France.

2×8’, 1×4’, FF-f’’’

225 x 91 cm

a=415-440

Double-manual harpsichord after Ruckers/Goujon 1632/1745. (Neuchâtel)

2×8?, 1×4? FF-f”’

227×92 cm

a=415-440

 

Double-manual harpsichord after Claude Labreche, Carpentras 1690.
Source: Landesmuseum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Stuttgart, Germany.

2×8?, 1×4? FF-f”’

245×94 cm

a=(392, optional)-415-440

Double-manual harpsichord after Ionnes Couchet, François Blanchet 1758, Pascal Taskin 1781. Source: Boston Museum of Fine Arts

2×8?, 1×4? FF-f”’

239×95 cm

a=415-440.
With peau de buffle register (optional)

Single-manual harpsichord after Vaudry, 17th century.

2×8?, GG/BB-c”’ (with short/broken octave in the bass, 54 keys)

205×80 cm

a=415

Spinet after Michel Richard, Paris 1690 Source: Cité de la Musique, Paris

1×8?, GG-e”’

a=392-415-440

Double-manual harpsichord after Donzelague

2×8?, 1×4? FF-f”’

239×95 cm

a=415-440

Double-manual harpsichord after Hieronymus Hass.

2×8?, 1×4?, 1×16?

269 x 100 cm

a=415-440

German single-manual harpsichord after Friedrich Ring, Strasbourg 1700.

Source: Landesmuseum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Stuttgart, Germany.

Built in natural, varnished wood.

2×8?, FF-f”’

220×93 cm

a=(392, optional) 415-440

Also available in a double manual version, with: 2×8?, 1×4?, FF-f”’

232×93 cm

a=415-440.

German single-manual harpsichord after Michael Mietke, Berlin 1710.

Painted black with chinoiserie, other decorations possible.

2×8?, FF/GG-e”’

227×88 cm

a=415-440, brass stringing throughout.

Also available in a double manual version, with:

2×8?, 1×4?, FF/GG-e”’

239×88 cm

a=415-440, brass stringing throughout.

German single-manual harpsichord after Christian Vater, 1738.

2×8?, GG-AA-e”’

199×86 cm

a=415-440, brass stringing throughout.

Also available in a double manual version (only 2×8’):

2×8?, GG-AA-e”’

199×86 cm

a=415-440.

Single-manual harpsichord after Bartolomeo Cristofori

2×8?, FF-GG-f”’

220×87 cm

a=440-415

brass stringing throughout

‘false inner-outer case’

Single-manual Italian harpsichord after 18th century examples.

2×8?, BB-d”’

210 x 89 cm

a=415-440 brass stringing throughout

Built in maple wood

Iberian single-manual harpsichord, J.J. Antunes 1789.

Source: Conservatorio de Lisboa, Portugal.

2×8?, FF-g”’

250×93 cm

a=415-440

Brass stringing throughout.

 

Double-manual harpsichord after Spanish examples.

2×8?, 1×4?, with peau de buffle

245 x 96 cm

a=415-440.