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Double manual harpsichord after Blanchet
Date added: 2017-10-09
Signed William Dowd/von Nagel 1986.
One of the rare instruments to bear this double signature.
The instrument was inaugurated by Scott Ross in 1986.
FF - f3
2 x 8', 1 x 4', buff stop
Transposable: a1 = 415/440 Hz
Lenght: 240 cm
Width: 97 cm
Case and stand show signs of wear but show no trace of modification in structure.
The instrument is kept with constant temperature/humidity and is regularly tuned.
Sold with replacement strings, tuning keys and original Dowd harpsichord cover.
Instrument placé en situation d'hygrométrie et de température constantes.Accordé régulièrement.
The instrument can be seen in Dijon.
Price: 22.500 euros
Contact: Christophe Roussel-Fournier, or firstname.lastname@example.org tel.: 06 89 91 66 40
Double manual harpsichord after Ruckers
Added on: 2017-02-27
Built by Ducornet
4 octaves and a half
Length: 225 cm
Width: 88 cm
Height: 26 cm
Price: 12.000 EUR
Instrument can be seen in Nantes (44), FRANCE, near the Petit Port
Contact: Noémie Deux, tél : +33 7 68 52 45 60
Franco-Flemish double-manual harpsichord
Added on: 2014-05-23
Built by Daniel Ruf
Inaugurated in May 1991 by Robert Kohnen with the Kuijken Consort.
Two-keyboard set: lower manual with a 4’ and an 8’ pitch, and upper manual with an 8’ pitch.
This harpsichord was built using traditional materials such as wooden jacks, raven-feather plectrums, boar-bristle springs, and wood carefully selected in the Franche-Comte region.
It is for sale together with its stool and stand.
This harpsichord is located in Dijon (21) France.
Price: The value is estimated at 20.000 EUR.
Contact: Jacqueline Ruf
Single manual harpsichord, after Italian model
Added on: 2014-03-02
2 x 8'
Transposable 415/440 Hz.
Built by Risse et Ades in 1986.
Ideal for basso continuo.
In excellent condition.
The instrument is located in the region of Belfort (90) France
Price: 6000 EUR
Contact: André Peyron, 8 rue des Roches, 70290 Plancher Bas
Harpsichord, 17th century style after Vaudry
Added on: 2009-02-12
1 manual, 2x8', 1x4'
range: GG-d''' transposer
Available in Paris at the moment
For rent: 100 €/month
For sale: 9000 €
Contact: Michel Proulx
Fortepiano after Anton Walter approx. 1790
Added on : 2017-03-13
Built by Keith Hill, Michigan, USA, 1987
Beautiful, excellent sounding instrument.
Range: F-G (five octaves and two notes)
Double and triple strung with Malcom Rose wire
Two knee levers (sustain and moderator)
Exterior cherry / hammers releathered by Hendrik Bouman (harpsichordist of Musica Antiqua Koln years 70 et 80) and fortepianist Steve Lubin.
Soundboard shows crack close to the spine yet without any impact on sound quality, hence price reduction.
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Price: 19 000 Euros
Contact: Alain Pièrard, tel +33 (0)6 50 52 62 13
Date added 2011/09/07
Made by Bernhardt, Paris 1826
Price: 1.000,00 €
Contact: Daniel Boiry
Piano Rousselot 1835
Date added 2010/10/27
Restored in 2000 by Renée Geoffrion, restorer for the Orchestre Baroque de Limoges.
Concert piano for chamber music.
Played in concert in Paris in 2009 by the owner/player.
6 octaves and 7 notes.
Nice sound for Chopin, Mendelsshon and Schubert.
Beautiful case in palissander with rosewood fineer.
Handgrips in brass.
Wrestplank has been restored using multiplex.
Keeps the tuning perfectly
The soundboard is original but has been reinforced.
All strings are new.
The keyboard is complete and made of ivory and ebony.
The signature on the soundboard has faded somewhat but can be easily redone by a calligrapher.
Photos on demand.
The instrument can be delivered, price will depend upon the distance.
Price : 20.000 EUR
Added on 2014-11-04
Made by Westenfelder in 1980
Mechanic "à pironi"
Transposable: a1 = 392-440
Bellows are on top & are driven by a motor
Price: 22.500 EUR
Contact: Jean-François Goudesenne, Association "Musiques aux Logis" - Tours. Tel.: 02 47 48 18 75