The Complete List/ Harpsichords, Double Manual

 


#4066 NH Sold
Wittmayer double manual harpsichord, “Scarlatti”, early 1960’s, C - f ’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff. (67” x 40 1/2”) Professionally tuned in April, 2019. The instrument is in NH. $2,500. $1,500.

 


#3906 NY
Neupert Couperin double manual harpsichord, CC - f’’’, 16’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, lower manual: 8', 4' upper manual: 8', lute to 8', pedal coupler, pedal-stops, 5 pedals, 2 hand stops. (72” x 38”) The instrument is in NY. $2,500
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#4191 CAN Sold
Wittmayer double manual harpsichord, CC - f ’’’, 8’, 8’’, 4’, buff, last professional serviced in January 2019. The instrument is in Canada. $3,000 CAD.

 


#3802 CA
Sabathil and Son Concerto I double manual harpsichord, 1973, opus 1834, FF-f’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, last serviced in 2012. The instrument is in California. $6,000. #3,000.

 


#4160 PA
Sperrhake Double manual harpsichord, built in Germany, 1965, opus 215. AA - f ’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, manual coupler, knee lever for 4’. Beautiful cherry case. This is a clean and well-tended instrument, frequently played until about 2005, and scarcely played since then. It has leather plectra with some wear, and could use a thorough going-over to improve the action. All the jacks and mechanics are complete and in quite good condition as one might expect from any older but cared-for instrument. The instrument is in PA. $3,500.

 


#3144 SC
Sperrhake Double, 1960's, 16', 8', 8', 4', individual buff stops on the 16', 8', 8'. FF - g''' 63 notes non transposing. Includes padded cover. $6000. $3,500.

 


#3861 WA
Neupert “Handel” double manual harpsichord, FF-f’’’, 16’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, coupler, five pedals. (93” x 41 ¾”) Good condition; plays well, with all pedals and lute stop functioning properly; good cosmetic condition The instrument is in WA. $3,500.

 


#3273 MI
Dolmetsch double circa 1952; FF - f''' 61 notes; 8', 8', 4', buff; 6 pedals, four sets of jacks so that the front 8' can be plucked with either plastic or leather plectra. Pretty inlay and veneer on case, fine brass strap hinges; structurally sound, needs regulation. $6,000 $4,500
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#3829 CAN
Sabathil and Son Concerto I double manual harpsichord, 1976, FF-f’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’. The instrument is in Ontario, Canada. $4,500
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#3459 FRANCE
Ammer “Bach” Double n°948, ca. 1960; 61 notes, FF – f’’’; buff to 16’, buff to both 8’, and 8’, no buff on 4’ ; 5 pedals, quilled in delrin throughout; wooden jacks, oak veneered case. Owned and played by a professional harpsichordist. In Paris. $6000

 


#3803 CA
Neupert “Bach” double manual harpsichord, 1968, FF-g’’’, 16’, 8’, 8’, 4’. Case is rosewood. Last serviced in 2000. he instrument is in California. $6,000.

 


#3958 CAN
Neupert double manual harpsichord Couperin, #22622, C - f’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, pedals, plastic jacks with leather plectra, (72” x 38”). Excellent condition, professionally tuned in 2016. The instrument is located in BC, Canada. can $6,500.

 


#4180 CA
Double manual harpsichord by Rainer Schütze, 1964, 8’, 8’, 4’, FF - g ''', keyboard of ebony naturals, ivory topped sharps, wooden jacks, beautiful walnut case, (73” long) tapered leg stand. The instrument is in CA. $7,500. 

 


#4144 GA
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Zuckermann Blanchet/Taskin French double manual harpsichord, by John Phillips, Berkeley,CA. 1974. FF-g''', 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, non - transposing, Chinese red/Japan silk and gold bands, Soundboard painting, turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in GA. $7,500.

 


#4164 HCH Sale Pending
Eric Herz model F (German design) double manual harpsichord, 1964, FF - g’’’, 16’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, nasale, 6 pedals, beautiful mahogany case with inlay. reworked $14,000 $8,900 as is.

 


#4050 HCH Sold
Hubbard double manual kit built by John Nargesian circa 1980. 8', 8’, 4’, buff; FF - f'''; transposing A415/440; Mahogany veneered case with oil finish; trestle stand. Very good condition. (92” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes padded cover and adjustable chair. $8,900.

 


#4109 FL
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Double manual French harpsichord, made in Germany, 1983, by Sassmann, FF - g''', 8',8',4', transposing, manual coupler and lute stop. Owned by professional harpsichordist; last serviced August 02, 2018. Full, rich sound; excellent technical condition and very good exterior condition. The instrument is in FL. $9,500.00

 

 


#3997 ID
Flemish double manual harpsichord, by David Tacher from Zuckermann kit, 2005, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, GG - d’’’, red case with gold banding, painted soundboard, turned leg trestle stand. Instrument serviced regularly and in excellent working condition. The instrument is in ID. $10,000.

 


#4147 IL
Sabathil & Sons double manual harpsichord, 8’, 8’, 4’, walnut veneer case, decorated soundboard. The instrument is in IL. $12,000.

 


#4013 HCH
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Eric Herz French double manual harpsichord, 1966, FF - g ‘’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, shove coupler, walnut case, four piece trestle stand, (92 1/2”, x 38”, 6 1/4” octave). $12,000.

 


#4188 MN
French Double Manual Harpsichord, professionally crafted from a Hubbard kit by experienced builder, Quentin Denzene. FF-f ’’’ , 8’, 8’, 4’, buff stop and shove coupler. Transposing A440/A415. Black exterior with red interior and with gilding throughout. Painted soundboard around gilded builder’s rose. Matching bench included. In new condition, kept in humidity controlled environment. Located in MN. $13,000.

 


#4115 MO Sold
French double manual harpsichord by Peter Tkach, 1997, FF - g’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing A415/A440, wooden jacks, delrin plectra, soundboard painting by Andrea Tkach. Last professionally serviced in 2017. The instrument is in MO. Includes bench. $16,000.

 


#4177 HCH

Double manual harpsichord by William Post Ross, opus 26, 1968, based on Taskin. FF - g ‘’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, 63 notes, transposing 415/440. English style inlay veneer case, decorative brass hardware, three piece turned leg stand. (95” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) $12,500.

 


#4167 CO
French double manual harpsichord, Hubbard kit built, of the 1769 Pascal Taskin style, FF - g ‘’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, name batten engraved “Johann Sebastian Bach” , keyboard has ebony naturals, white capped sharps, decorative arcades, painted sound board, beautiful case with inlay, Louis XV table stand. The instrument is in CO. $12,500.

 


#3897 HCH

Hubbard French double 1977.  FF - f”’, transposing.  8’, 8’, 4’ , buff. Rebuilding by HCH for spring 2017.  Walnut case.  Reverse keyboard with ebony naturals, bone topped sharps. New voicing and regulation throughout. (91 3/4’’ L  X  37 3/4’’ W.) $12,500.

 



#3987 CO
French double manual harpsichord by Stewart Kull, 2004, after Pascal Taskin and Francois Blanchet, Paris 1769, FF - f’''', buff, 8’, 8’, 4’, last serviced in May 2016. Includes cover and bench. The instrument is in CO. $12,500. 

 


#3385 MN
French double by Earl Russell, 1983. 63 notes, FF-g''' 8', 8', 4', buff, transposing 415/440. Walnut case with attractive inlays. Some external case damage, repaired by the builder. Big, resonant sound as expected from this well-respected harpsichord maker. $12,900

 


#3702 PORTUGAL
Double manual harpsichord by Willem Jiskoot, 1971, F-g’’’,61 notes, 8’,8’,4’, buff, transposing, wooden jacks, very good condition. Instrument is in Portugal. €13.000.

 


#4118 HCH

L.G. Eckstein French Double manual harpsichord, 1986, FF - f ’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, shove coupler, transposing A392/A415/A440. Painted light green case with gold banding, painted soundboard, turned oak leg trestle stand. (90” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) $14,000.

 


#4057 DE
Zuckermann Flemish double manual harpsichord, by Steven Jones, 1987, Huntsville, AL, for the Huntsville symphony orchestra, worked on in the HCH shop, 2008. 8' , 8', 4' , buff. 56 notes, GG-d’’’, transposing. Flemish decoration includes red case exterior with gold bands, papered interior, gilded moldings, painted soundboard and turned oak stand. $14,500.

 


#4007 HCH
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Flemish double manual harpsichord by Peter Sykes, 1986/87. GG - d’’’,  8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing A415/A440. Bone keyboard of 56 notes plus 1. 6 1/4" octave, wooden jacks with delrin plectra. Fully decorated soundboard by Catherine Way, Lid motto and arabesques,  Zuckermann rose, handsome visual to the entire instrument.Turned led trestle stand. ( 87" X 34", 6 1/4" Octave) Lowest key of upper manual marked "Peter Sykes, September 1986". $14,500

 


#4094 TX
Flemish double manual harpsichord, Zuckermann kit, professionally built in Houston, TX by Lynne Krajewski, 1991, GG - d’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, 56 notes, transposing, delrin jacks. Flemish decoration includes red and beige case exterior and fall board with gold bands, papered interior, painted soundboard, Latin mottoes, turned oak stand. Includes padded cover, and various tools and supplies. The instrument is in TX. $15,000.

 


#4165 HCH

Double manual harpsichord by Ben Bechtel, 1991, based on Taskin, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, FF - f ’’’, transposing A415/A440, shove coupler, decorative arcades, ebony naturals, ivory sharps, black exterior, red interior with gold banding, four piece tapered leg oak trestle stand, (92” x 37”, 6 1/4” octave), includes cover and matching bench. $16,000.

 


#4202 GA 
Eric Herz model F, German style double manual harpsichord, 1980, FF - g ‘’’, non-transposing, 16’, 8’ , 8’ , 4’, nasal, buff to 16’, buff to 8’, 6 pedals; separate bridge and soundboard for the 16' register; natural keys are covered in bone with ebony sharps; this instrument has the exclusive Herz wooden registers with teflon covering which insures trouble free action and eliminates seasonal base to treble regulation; beautiful mahogany case with crossbanding and inlay, Kirckman style decorative hardware, four piece trestle stand; the casework is in excellent condition; this is a really fine Herz Model F. The instrument is in GA. $18,500. $16,500/best offer.

 


#3976 MA Sale Pending
Flemish double manual harpsichord by Peter Fisk 2010, GG - d’’’, 8’. 8’. 4’, buff, transposing A415/A440, wooden jacks, decorated with marbled case, Flemish papers, Latin mottoes, oak stand with matching music desk and lid stick. Instrument has had good professional use. The instrument is in the Boston area. $16,500.

 


#3544 BELGIUM
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Double by Pleyel, Paris, circa 1935. 61 notes FF – f'''. Seven pedals: Lower manual: 16', 8', 4' ; buff stop; coupler; upper manual: 8',8' nasale. Ivory keys, beautiful figured mahogany case. Excellent condition. In Brussels. 17000 €.

 


#4010 HCH Sold
Eric Herz French double manual harpsichord, 1984, opus 406, FF - g’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, coupler, transposing, cherry case with strap hinges, four piece trestle stand. (95” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) $18,000.

 


#4038 KS Sold
Eric Herz German double manual harpsichord, Model F, 1974, FF-g’’’, transposing, with six pedals. 16’, 8’, 8’, 4’, nasale, buff. Natural keys are ebony with bone sharps. Separate soundboard for the 16’, affording powerful amplitude. Casework features sumptuous inlays and rarely-encountered slanted cheeks. Length is 108”. Renovation with expert repair to extreme treble soundboard crack by HCH, this instrument has the upgraded and exclusive Herz wooden registers with teflon covering which insures trouble free action and eliminates seasonal base to treble regulation. The casework is in excellent condition and the harpsichord is concert-ready. Includes matching bench and fitted canvas shipping cover. The instrument is in Kansas. $18,500.00.

 


#4183 HCH

German Double, Zuckermann shop-built, 2006, 8', 8', 4', buff, 56+2 notes, transposable A392/415/440, reverse keyboards, ebony naturals-bone slipped sharps, pearwood arcades, solid walnut case, swiss pine soundboard and pearwood jacks. Custom turned legs with matching bench. (84” x 34”, 6 1/4” octave). $18,900.

 


#3898 HCH
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Hemsch Double manual harpsichord by Ernest Miller, 2016, FF-e’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing A415/A440, Louis XV cabriole table stand, painted soundboard, matching bench. (93.68" x 37.46”, 6 1/2” octave) $24,000 $19,000

 


#3991 HCH

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French double by Bizzi, 2003. 61 notes FF - f’’’ transposing. 8’, 8’, 4’, buff. A fully decorated instrument with painted soundboard, case and lid painting to complement the handsome carved and gilded Louis XVI stand. Includes padded cover for instrument and for stand, matching bench. $19,000.

 


#4203 MI
Flemish double manual harpsichord by Batell & Day, 1981, based on instrument by Ioaness Ruckers 1638. GG - d ‘’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing A415/A440, keyboard in boxwood and pear, delrin jacks, leather topped register guides, decorated with Flemish papers, painted soundboard, painted case, turned leg trestle stand in oak. The instrument is in MI. $19,500.

 


#4130 HCH
Hubbard and Broekman French double manual harpsichord, 1987, FF - f’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing, red painted case with gold banding, tapered leg trestle stand, includes bench. (92” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) $19,900.

 


#4113 CA
Neupert French double manual harpsichord, after Hemsch, opus 1964, 1980,  FF - e’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, shove coupler, transposing A440/A415, wooden jacks, delrin plectra, black exterior, red interior with gold leaf bands, painted soundboard, Louis XIV stand. (length: 7’, 6”, width: 36”) The instrument is in the San Francisco area, CA. . $25,000 $20,000.

 


#4174 HCH

Eric Herz double manual harpsichord, 1980, opus 294, FF - g’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, nasal, buff, shove coupler, transposing, ebony naturals, ivory sharps, black exterior, red interior, with gold banding, lid motto, painted sound board, four piece tapered leg trestle stand. (95” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) $20,000.

 


#4169 HCH

Double manual harpsichord by Alton Clark, 2003, in the style of the 1691 harpsichord by Vincent Tibaut of Toulouse in the Paris Museum, 8’, 8’, 4’, GG/BB - c ‘’’, tuned short octave with two split sharps, non-transposing @A415, beautiful solid walnut case with inlay, ebony topped naturals with bone sharps; decorative arcades, spiral turned table stand with storage drawer. (84” x 31”, 6 3/16” octave) includes a stage dolly and dust cover. An exquisite example of the cabinetmaker's art. $21,900.00.

 


#3982 HCH
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Zuckermann French style double manual harpsichord, after Taskn, built in the Zuckermann shop, 2002, FF-g’’’, transposing 415, 440, 8’, 8’, 4’, black case, vermillion lid interior, gold bands, Flemish papers, professionally serviced in 2015. $ 22,000.

 


#4162 HCH

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Double manual harpsichord custom built by Adam Decker and Jacob Kaeser, 2004, FF - g’’’, transposing A392/A415/A440, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, wooden jacks, Flemish papers, lid mottopainted soundboard, case in birdseye maple, turned leg trestle stand. Includes bench (not pictured) (95” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) $22,000.

 


#3598 CA
Flemish double by Ron Haas, 1989, 8', 8', 4', buff; GG to d''' transposing. Lovely raised relief Chinoiserie decoration inside and out, with MacTaggart hand printed Flemish papers and full decoration on soundboard. In excellent shape, single owner, rarely moved. $22,000

 


#4175 TX
French double manual harpsichord by William Hyman, 1978, FF - f ’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, ebony naturals, bone capped sharps, non transposing, wooden jacks, painted blue/gray with gold banding, painted sound board, gilded stand with fluted turned legs. The instrument is in TX. $22,500.

 


#4135 HCH
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William Dowd French double manual harpsichord, 1977, FF - f’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing, painted dark green with gold banding, four piece turned leg trestle stand. (94” x 37 1/4”, 6 1/4” octave) $25,000.

 


#4008 RI - New Instrument!
French double manual harpsichord by Peter Fisk, 2017, FF - f’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, shove coupler, buff, transposing A 415, A440, wooden jacks, black celcon plectra, green with gold banding, painted hardwood turned leg trestle stand. Fisk writes that the instrument is "very much within William Hyman's understanding of the 18th century French tradition." Includes padded cover and complete tool kit. The instrument is in RI. $25,000

 


#3638 HCH

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Double manual after Christian Zell 1728 by Carl Fudge,   Opus 26, 1976.   FF-d"' with three choirs of 
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8'8'4' and buff. (96" spine with 6 1/4" octave) @ 415 HZ. -not transposing.  Painted case and 
full Zell copy stand.  Fully painted board after the original instrument probably by Sheridan Germann (Boston). Instrument has been well maintained.  $25,000.

 


#4158 HCH
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German double manual concert harpsichord by Hill and Tyre, opus 115, 1980,  FF - g''', 8', 8', 4', buff, coupler, tuned to A-415, new wooden jacks, keyboard of ivory naturals with carved arcades, ebony sharps, black exterior with brick red interior, gold banding, two piece turned leg gate leg stand. (96" x 38 1/2", 6 1/4" octave) Restrung, voiced and regulated by Keith Hill in 2018. Includes padded cover. $28,500 $26,000/Offer.

 


#4182 HCH

Double manual harpsichord by Milan Misina, Oxford, England, 1989; 8', 8', 4', buff, FF - g’’’, transposing A 415 / 440. Ebony naturals, ivory capped sharps, wooden jacks, full chinoiserie on black exterior background and on vermillion interior background, painted soundboard. (92” x 38”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes bench and cover. Magnificent concert instrument. $28,000.

 


#4108 HCH

William Dowd French double manual harpsichord, 1973, FF - g’’’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing, ebony naturals, bone capped sharps, painted red with gold banding, gilded apron stand with fluted turned legs. (92” x 38” , 6 1/4” octave) $28,000.

 


#4087 France
Double manual harpsichord after Dumont 1708, by Dominique Laperle, 1999. 8’, 8’, 4’, FF - f’’’, keys in bone and ivory, transposing A415/A440, Painting made by M. Delhaye,  Louis XVI stand, Louis XVI sitting stool. Gilding moldings, on base, feet and top decoration in 23k gold. The instrument is in Paris. €
30.000.

 


#3778 BEL
Double manual harpsichord after Ioannes Bull 1778, built by Ivan de Halleux (belgian factor) in 1977. FF-f’’’, 61 notes, 8’, 8’, 4’, peau de buffle, nasal, decorated soundboard, length 264 cm. The instrument is in Belgium. 30.000 EUR