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The Complete List / Harpsichords, Single Manual

 


#4116 CA
Zuckermann, 6’ straight side single manual harpsichord, 59 Notes, GG - f''', 8’, 8’, 4’. Last professionally serviced April 2018. The instrument is in CA. $2,450.
$1,950.

 


#4047 MA
Sassman single manual harpsichord, “Pertici”, AA - f’’’, 57 notes, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, (73” x 35”). knee lever. Distinctive dark wood-grain veneer. Tools included. The instrument is in MA. $2,000
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#4125 PA
Zuckermann five foot harpsichord. AA - f ''', 1 x 8' with split buff. Walnut finish. The instrument is in PA. $2,300
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#3132 CO
Neupert "Telemann" single; 8', 4', split buff on the 8', knee lever for the 4'; 54 notes C-f''' ; reverse keyboard of ebony naturals and plastic sharps. Neupert's compact single, 56" long x 31" wide. $2,500

 


#3599 MA
Sabathil and Son Cantabile Modern, single manual, 1979, Opus 2261, 54 notes, C to f''', 8',4',buff, walnut veneer cabinet, metal frame. Size: 54" L x 37" W x 35" H. $3,000.

 


#3297 MA
Zuckermann Flemish single circa 1970, 8', 4', buff non transposing; 53 notes C-e''', delrin jacks and plectra. Walnut case, painted board. Regularly played. Some voicing / regulation needed. $4200. $3,500.

 


#4076 MA
Eric Herz single manual harpsichord, model S, built in 1976, AA - f’’’, 57 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, transposable: A415/A440. Rebuilt with newer (delrin) jacks and registers in the late 80’s. Ebony naturals, cherry sharps,  cherry veneer case, screw-in tapered legs. Nice continuo/practice instrument. Cover included. The instrument is located in MA.  $4,000.
$3,500

 


#3052 CAN
Single by Martin Sassmann, circa 1975. 8', 4' , split buff stop and half stop on 8'. AA - f''' 57 notes non transposing; walnut veneered case. Some discoloration to finish on lid exterior, immaculate interior. Ebony naturals with cherry sharps; recent professional revoicing. A useful, reliable single. Located in Ontario, Canada. $4500 Canadian

 


#4153 HCH
Sold
Eric Herz model S, single manual harpsichord, kit built, AA - f ’’’, 8’, 8’, buff, ebony naturals, fruitwood sharps, walnut case, three tapered legs. (73” x 35”, 6 1/4” octave) $4,800.

 


#3926 Canada
Single manual harpsichord by Jean Tournay of Belgium, 1985. 1 x 8’, C - c’’’, 49 notes, trestle stand, padded plywood storage box built by the builder, custom made to fit the harpsichord securely for moving. (70 “ x 28”) The instrument is in Montreal, Canada. $5,000.00 US

 


#3815 FL
Single manual harpsichord by John Challis, 1952, 8’, 8’, buff, GG-f’’’, 59 notes, in excellent condition and looks beautiful. The instrument is in Florida. $5,500.

 


#3973 NY
Burton single-manual, kit-built instrument, from the mid 1980s. FF-f’’'’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff. The builder was a professional woodworker who built this toward the end of his career as a sort of crowning achievement. Professionally voiced in 2017. The case is cherry with figured maple throughout, the soundboard is spruce. As such the woodworking is very impressive and the instrument is incredibly solid.The instrument stands on three tapered cherry legs, which screw into the bottom, includes a matching bench and music desk, assorted supplies. The instrument is in NY. $6,000.

 


#4186 HCH
AUDIO 1
AUDIO 2
Eric Herz single manual harpsichord, AA - f ‘’’, 57 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, non transposing, ebony naturals, fruitwood sharps, oak case, screw on tapered legs, (73” x 35”, 6 1/4” octave) includes dust cover. $6,800.

 


#4201 CAN
Single-manual Flemish style harpsichord built by W.J. Vanderhoeven of Powell River, BC, opus 19, 2002, GG - d ‘’’, 56 notes. ( 33 1/4” x 83”) Modified and regularly serviced (lastly in January 2019) by leading Canadian early instrument artisan Craig Tomlinson, who also hand printed and installed the Ash grain “Ruckers Paper. The instrument is in Vancouver, BC. $6,900.

 


#4176 HCH
Sale Pending
Zuckermann Flemish III, kit built, in early 1970’s by Karl Stein. CC - e’’’, 53 notes, non transposing, 8’, 4’, split buff, trestle stand. (75 1/2” x 31 1/2”, 6 1/2” octave). To be rebuilt in the HCH shop. $6,900.

 


#4163 CA
Zuckermann Flemish single manual harpsichord, kit built by Gregory Rock, 1980, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, 8’, 4’, decorated with Flemish papers, case painted green, turned legs. The instrument is in CA. $6,900.

 


#3959 MA
Zuckermann single manual Italian harpsichord by Peter Fisk, 1979, C/E - d’’’, short octave, 8’, 8’, A 415, cedar case, boxwood keys, rebuilt by HCH in 2013, very light and portable, includes custom made lid, padded cover and supplies. The instrument is in MA. $7,900. $6,900.

 


#4161 CA
Single manual Flemish harpsichord, after Ruckers, built by Ortega S.L., Valencia, Spain, 1970’s, BB - d’’’, 52 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, naturals are finished in ebony, accidentals in ivory. Painted in Flemish green with gold banding, the interior of the lid is red, bordered with papers, Flemish decorative papers throughout, turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in CA. $7,000 or reasonable offer.

 


#3883 HCH
Sale Pending
AUDIO
Frank Hubbard Flemish single manual harpsichord, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, FF - f’’’, 61 notes, transposing A415/A440, keyboard of ebony naturals and bone capped sharps, wooden jacks, trestle stand on casters. $7,500.

 


#3496 WA
Flemish single manual harpsichord from Hubbard kit. Extended range GG - e''' transposing. 8', 8', buff stop. Instrument mostly completed, with sturdy case and soundboard that is extremely stable in Seattle climate. Needs minor restringing, adjustment of one 8', voicing of the second 8'; some painting on inside case (outside is deep burgundy color with cream inside case, where painted) Moermans style baluster stand. Includes custom padded cover. $7500.

 


#3765 Poland
Italian after Giovanni Celestini 1605, built in 2014 by Michal Koszel. The instrument is brand new. 8' ,8’, FF-f''', 60 notes, transposition for 415/440 Hz. Keyboard made of black oak and sycamore, case is made in cherry wood, soundboard - spruce wood. Wooden jacks, made of pear wood. The instrument is in Poland. Price: €8500.

 


#4166 HCH

Zuckermann concert Flemish single manual harpsichord, GG - g ‘’’, 61 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, non transposing. (88 1/2” x 36 1/2”, 6 1/2” octave) New Zuckermann jacks, to be re strung, regulated and voiced in the HCH shop, decorating additional. $8,900.

 


#3970 HCH
Sold
AUDIO 1
AUDIO 2
Flemish single manual harpsichord by Fisk and Müller, 1991, 8’, 4’, buff, GG -d’’’, 56 notes, transposing, green case with gold banding, wooden jacks, turned leg trestle stand in oak. $12,500. $9,950.

 


#3477 AL
Flemish single built by Frank Hubbard, 1963, opus 90 . C - d''' 51 notes not transposing . 8', 8', 4', buff. Dark brown case exterior, vermillion interior with Flemish papers, gold bands on lid interior, gilt moldings. keyboard. An instrument in fine condition from the hand of Frank Hubbard. Includes custom padded cover. $10,000

 


#3381 CAN
AUDIO

Flemish-style single "Althea Major', by Claviers Baroques, Toronto, 2005. 8',8', buff BB to d''', 52 notes. May be tuned to GG/BB short octave, A = 440 or 415; double-strung, cherry case, music rack and bench included; delrin plectra; French blue exterior with gold bands, cream interior ; tuned and regulated several times in the last year and featured, both as a continuo and solo instrument in concerts in Toronto recently. 6' long x 31" wide. Weighs about 80 lbs. $12,100 US

 


#4025 HCH
Sale Pending
AUDIO
Single manual harpsichord by Thomas Pixton, 1980. GG - e’’’, 8’, 8’, buff, transposing A415/A440, 58 notes, keyboard of ebony and bone, painted soundboard by Barbara Pixton, black case with gold banding, turned leg trestle stand of dark stained oak. (89” x 36”, 6 1/4”octave) includes cover. $12,900.

 


#4136 CA
Flemish single manual harpsichord, Hubbard kit built, 1985, copy of 16th century Moermans. GG - d ‘’’, 8’, 4’, buff, decorated with Flemish papers, lid motto, painted sound board, case painted sienna with gold banding, tapered leg trestle stand. The owner is a professional musician; instrument used for chamber music. (measures 8' x 3') The instrument is in CA. $13,000.

 


#4168 MI
Flemish single manual harpsichord by Christopher Brodersen, 2011, after 1637 Andreas Ruckers single in Nürnberg, C/E - c’’’, 8’, 4’, jacks are air-dried pearwood with holly tongues, delrin plectra, decorated with Flemish papers, case marbling, painted sound board, four piece trestle stand. The instrument is in MI. $14,500.

 


#4155 HCH Sale Pending
Flemish single manual harpsichord by Peter Fisk, 2019, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, transposing, 8’, 8’, wooden jacks. Exterior painted green , interior painted cream with bright moldings and decorated with Flemish papers, painted turned leg trestle stand. New instrument. (82 1/2” x 34”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes padded cover and complete string and tool kit. $14,900.

 


#4124 HCH

AUDIO 1
AUDIO 2

Flemish Single manual harpsichord by Hubbard and Broekman, 2001, GG - f ’’’ (415), GG - e ''' (440) , 8’, 8’, buff, painted red case exterior, blue interior, with gold banding, flemish papers, painted soundboard. (83 1/4” x 33 1/2”, 6 1/4” octave) $15,000

 


#3774 HCH
Sold
AUDIO 1
AUDIO 2
Large Italian harpsichord by David Werbeloff  2002 after Ridolfi 1662, GG-d"' chromatic  8'8' with brass handstops.  415/440. 
(spine length 107, with 6 1/2" octave)  Inner instrument  with inlay banding keyboard of  boxwood with rosewood sharps.  Bridges of walnut on spruce board.  Beech jacks with delrin plectra.  Scale of 11.5" brass throughout.   Inner instrument and elaborate cut Italianate rose.  Outer case in dark red with faux leather inset panels.  Carved pedestal stand.  $15,000.
 

 


HCH Special Order
Giuttari Italian "Messina"
(shown above) - 52 notes: BB-d"' transposing. 8' 8'. with its case in maple. Based on an anonymous Italian and my own building experience, and designed for portability (66" spine) and quality of sound. Italian box registers, wooden jacks with delrin plectra. Spruce diagonal board. We are making up three more of these (Opus 4 :delivered to Illinois Wesleyan University , Opus 5 to SUNY/StonyBrook, Opus 6 -Residence Robert Kidd, MA). On 6 month delivery. Inquire for price.

 


#4111 TN
Flemish single manual harpsichord by D. Jacques Way, 1983, 8’, 4’, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, keyboard with bone naturals, ebony sharps, decorated with Flemish papers, lid motto, painted soundboard, painted marbled case, turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in TN. $16,000.

 


#4095 HCH

German style single manual harpsichord, by Carl Dudash, 2010, styled after the 1619 Mayer. GG/BB - d''', transposable A415/A440, 8’, 8’ , nasal, buff stop, two choirs of brass strings at 8' pitch and three registers: a deep-plucking 8', a middle 8', and a close-plucking 8', with a buff stop on the latter two. Painted soundboard, wooden jacks. (72” x 31”, 6 1/4” octave) $16,000.

 


#3927 WA
Italian single by Owen Daly, 2009, 17th century, false inner/outer. 8’, 8’, BB - d’’’, 52 notes, wooden jacks, the instrument is quilled in goose. transposes 392/415/440. $16,500.

 


#3953 HCH

AUDIO
Flemish Single by D. Jacques Way, 2005 / 2019, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, transposable A415/A440, keyboard with bone naturals, arcades of embossed leather, wooden jacks, decorated with Flemish papers, lid motto, painted soundboard by Tatiana Nivina, case with faux marble, oak turned leg trestle stand, with matching music desk and two lid sticks, (83” x 34”, 6 1/4” octave) Very rare D. Jacques Way single manual Flemish. Full rebuild by HCH 2019, with voicing and regulation by John Bennett. $22,000. $18,000

 


#3720 HCH

Single manual Flemish after a 1638 Ruckers instrument by Jerome Prager, 1983. 8'8' buff stop. GG/BB-d"' with two split sharps. Transposing ( 84" spine x 33" with 6 1/2" octave). Painted soundboard in authentic style. Keyboard of stained bog oak sharps with bone naturals. Cut paper arcades over a red paper background. The instrument sits on a high turned oak stand with keyboard height of 30". Matching bench. Hand screened Flemish papers with lid mottoes. Marbled case exterior in earth tones. The instrument produces a full and reedy Flemish sound and is one of a handful of instruments that Praeger produced in the 80's in the Los Angeles area. All were well documented and beautifully executed instruments. This is a collector's instrument ready for performance again. The correspondence documentation comes along--giving you a clear view of the master artist and client and this wonderful time in early music making! $18,900.

 


#3750 Germany
Single manual Harpsichord after the instrument of Michael Mietke in the castle of Charlottenburg (Berlin) about 1700  copy by Berlin Baroque, 2004. constructors: Gerhard Oppelt / Paul-Heinrich Schade / Jürgen Halwaß. FF/GG-e”’  8’8’ Transposing 392/415The instrument sits on a balustrade stand of seven legs.  Ornament and borders are painted in orange and ochre with rubbed gold leaf.  221 cm  x 88 cm width.  Keyboard height is 790 mm. €26,500.

#3751 Germany
A second identical instrument is available with a simpler decoration.  €21.500.