The Harpsichord Shop
INSTRUMENTS FOR SALE
Listings updated May 7, 2022
We are always looking for good instruments to purchase or consign. Contact us HERE.

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*FEATURED* -  THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL

 

Single manual Flemish harpsichord after Dulcken by Craig C. Tomlinson, 1988. 61 notes, FF-f''', transposing 392/415. Can be tuned up to 415/440. 8', 8', 4', with buff rail. Wooden jacks, quilled in white delrin. A big, bold, profoundly resonant instrument with a bass that goes on for ages by one of today's premier builders with gorgeous soundboard painting by Olga Tomlinson. Stand disassembles for transport. Comes with bench and custom travel cover. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $18,900.

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TAKE A STAND

 

Italian harpsichord stand for true inner/outer after A. Trasuntino (1531) by Edward Turner. Outside dimensions measure 100" x 39.5". Asking $2,000.

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SOLD - TRÈS MAGNIFIQUE

 

An absolute stunner. French double manual harpsichord after Vaudry (1681) by Ronald Haas, 1975, rebuilt by Derek Adlam. Currently being restrung by The Harpsichord Shop. 8', 8', 4', buff; 54 notes, GG-d''' with split sharps for AA/CC# and BB/D# at A=415. Wooden jacks, quilled in black delrin. An exceptional instrument, both inside and out, with a lush but focused sound and crisp, responsive action. A single-owner instrument meticulously maintained, it is a fine example of the versatility and beauty of a 17th century-style French harpsichord. Exquisite turned and gilded stand disassembles for transport. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $27,900.

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SOLD - JE T'ADORE, MON AMOUR

 

French double manual harpsichord by Willard Martin, 1981. 8', 8' 4' buff. 60 notes (FF, GG-f''') transposing A=415/440. New pearwood jacks, recently restrung and requilled in celcon. Elegant Chinoiserie and gorgeous soundboard painting by Pamela Gladding. Louis XV-style stand with detachable legs. Comes with transport cover. A truly majestic instrument in both appearance and sound, with a bass of extraordinary richness, clear treble, and an upper manual 8' with lots of character. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $36,900.

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SOLD - PRACTICALLY PERFECT

 

Fretted clavichord after Manoel de Carniero Sr. (Oporto 1796) by Owen Daly, 2006, refurbished by the builder in 2021. 61 keys (FF-f''') at A=415, Unfretted from C down, double fretted from C#-f'''. Resonant, clear tone and sensitive, responsive action makes this instrument perfect for a wide range of repertoire. A beautiful clavichord from one of America's most highly respected and sought-after builders. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $8,900.

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SOLD - SANTA MONICA SUNRISE

A real beauty we picked up in LA. Zuckermann Flemish double manual harpsichord, 1986, rebuilt and revoiced by The Harpsichord Shop, 2021. 8', 8', 4', buff; 56 notes, GG-d''', transposing 415/440. A beautiful instrument with rich and contrasting sound colors at a great price. Four-piece stand comes apart for easy transport. Hand-lettered lid motto available at extra cost. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $10,900.

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SOLD - TIMELESS BEAUTY AND SENSITIVITY

Small unfretted clavichord by Thomas Goff and Joseph Cobby, 1948. A stunning instrument in excellent conditon by pioneering British builders, with a sweet, delicate sound and long sustain. CC-d''', double strung, with ebony and ivory reverse keyboard and listing board. Gorgeous burled case veneer with lovely inlays. This is a sister instrument to the ones owned by Joan Benson and Rudolf Nureyev.  WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $6,900.

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SOLD - FIRST CLASS FRANCO-FLEMISH

Zuckermann 'Concert V' Franco-Flemish single manual harpsichord by Owen Daly, 1979. 8', 8', 4', buff. 60 keys, GG-F#''', transposes 415-440. Gorgeous keyboard with bone naturals and cherry sharps; new Flemish papers add to the elegance. Three choirs of strings make for a broad palette of colors and a bold, robust sound. This is a rare early build from one of America's most respected harpsichord makers. Comes with 4-piece stand for easy transport. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Price reduced to $7,400.

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SOLD - A CLASSIC IN OUR TIME

French double manual harpsichord by William Dowd, Boston 1972. 8', 8', 4', buff. 63 keys, FF-g''', at A=440. Quilled in Delrin. Reverse keyboard, stunning natural wood finish. A fine instrument in excellent condition from one of the most important pioneers of American harpsichord building. Comes with 4-piece custom trestle stand. WATCH VIDEO HERE.

Asking $15,900.

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NEW - PARIS ON A BUDGET

 

French double manual harpsichord from a Hubbard kit, ca. 1995. 61 notes, FF-f''' transposing 415/440. 2x8', 4', buff, quilled in white delrin. Comes with four-piece matching trestle stand and music desk. Revoiced and regulated by The Harpsichord Shop. Rich, resonant bass with bright, clear treble and a light, shimmering 4', with lots of contrast between the 8' stops. Newly installed light and singing buff stop adds even more color to a carefully crafted big, bold, and reliable instrument at a great price. WATCH VIDEO HERE. Asking $12,900.