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The Complete List / Harpsichords, Single Manual

 


#4267 OH
Neupert Telemann single manual harpsichord, 1967, CC - f ‘’’, 54 notes, 8’, 4’, divided buff, reverse keyboard.The cosmetic condition of the instrument is excellent, the wood is beautiful. Includes bench. NB > Bass hitch pin rail has failed and will need to be reworked by a competent technician. Northeast OH pickup only. $2,500. As is, $995.00
 

 


#4047 MA >> NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL OCTOBER 2020
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 Western MA. $2,000
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#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. $2,200. ~ Updated 5/2020.

 


#4226 CO
Wittmayer "Corelli", single manual harpsichord, 1969, C - f ‘’’, 8, 4’ , buff, knee lever, keyboard of ebony and ivory, delrin plectra, walnut case, tapered legs, (78” x 36”) The instrument is in CO.
$2,200

 


#4255 MI
Zuckermann Flemish single manual harpsichord, kit built by Louis and Glennis Stout, 1976, BB - d ‘’’, 52 notes, 8’, 4’, four piece trestle stand, 77” x 31”) includes cover. Last professionally worked on by David Sutherland in 2017. The instrument is in MI. $3,200 or best offer.

 


#4251 ME
Zuckermann Flemish single manual harpsichord, kit built by Edward Winslow, NH, 1972, C-e ‘’’, 53 notes, 8’, 4’, buff, case is walnut veneer, tapered legs, (76” x 31”) Includes padded cover, tools and strings. The instrument is in ME. $3,200.

 

 


#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

 


#4219 KY
Single manual harpsichord by Earl Russell, 1975, FF - f ‘’’, 8’, 8’, Mahogany case with gold banding, turned legs. The instrument is in KY. $4,900

 


#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.

 


#4248 GA
Zuckermann shop built single manual Italian harpsichord, rebuilt by Richard Kingston in 2014, C/E- d”’ , short octave bass with two split sharps, 49 notes, short octave, 8’, 8’. Two piece turned leg stand, last professionally serviced in 2016. The instrument is in GA. $6,300.

 

 


#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. $6,500.

 

 


#4201 CAN Sold
Single-manual Flemish style harpsichord built by W.J. Vanderhoeven of Powell River, BC, (a respected craftsman, his instruments were sold in Europe and North America, prized for their choice Sitka spruce soundboards.) 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.

 

 


#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.




#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.

 


#4250 CA
Flemish single manual harpsichord from a Zuckermann kit, 1977, GG - g ‘’’, 61 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, non transposing, Case painted light green, key well and sound board surround decorated with Flemish papers, four piece tapered leg trestle stand, (88 ” long) The instrument is in CA. $8,000, OBO.

 


#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.

 


#4260 HCH

Italian single manual harpsichord by D. Jacques Way & Marc Ducornet, 1994, C/E - d "' with two split sharps,  8’, 8’, keyboard of boxwood & grenadilla, cherry case, two piece turned leg stand. (79 1/2” x 30”, octave 6 1/2”) Includes cover. Technical finish and warranty by HCH 2020. $8,900.  

 


#4228 HCH
AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY
Single manual harpsichord by Zeidler & Quagliata, Flemington, NJ, Portuguese style, GG - f ‘’’, 8’, 8’, buff, 59 notes, transposing 415/440, wooden jacks, case painted red with hand painted decorative accents, two piece stand, with storage drawer, includes cover. (93” x 35 1/2”, 6 1/4” octave) Complete rebuild by HCH 2019. $15,900 $9,900.

 


#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

 


#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. $11,900.
~ Updated 5/2020.

 


#4190 HCH

17th Century single manual harpsichord by Peter Fisk, 2019, new instrument. GG - d ‘’’, 56 notes, 8’, 8’, transposing. Keyboard of ebony naturals, tiger maple sharps. Case painted in Venetian Red with gold banding. Wooden jacks, quilled with celcon. Three removable legs. (78” x 31 1/2”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes padded cover. $11,900.

 


#3320 HCH

Hubbard Flemish single, kit built, after Moermans, 8’, 4’, buff, GG/BB - e"' , transposing, painted soundboard, blue case exterior, baluster stand. (83" x 33 3/4", 6 1/2" ocatve) Full rebuild 2020, includes kit & cover.  $11,900

 


#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 $12,500

 


#4256 HCH

Italian Single manual harpsichord by Robert Brooke, 2010, after Giacomo Ridolfi, 17th Century, C - d ‘’’, 51 notes, 8’, 8’, brass strings, transposes 415/440, wooden jacks, keys of boxwood and cherry, a true inner/outer, inner case of Italian Cyprus, Sitka Spruce soundboard, two piece stand, (80” x 33”, octave 6 3/8”), includes padded cover. $13,000.

 


#4257 HCH
 
Italian Single manual harpsichord by Robert Brooke, 2012, after Giacomo Ridolfi, 17th Century, C - d ‘’’, 51 notes, 8’, 8’, brass strings, transposes 415/440, wooden jacks, a true inner/outer, inner case of Italian Cyprus, Sitka Spruce soundboard, two piece stand, (80” x 32”, octave 6 1/4”), includes padded cover. $13,000.

 


#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.

 


#4238 HCH

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Single manual harpsichord after Ruckers, by Ernest Miller, 2019, CC - d ‘’’, 8’, 4’, buff, transposing, black case, vermillion lid interior, Chinoiserie decoration throughout, painted soundboard, Flemish style stand of sapele wood, (72” x 31”, 6 1/2” octave) includes matching bench. $13,900.

 

 


#4212 Canada
French single manual harpsichord by Willard Martin, 1980, based on Blanchet, 8’, 8’, GG - e ‘’’, 58 notes, painted soundboard, turned leg stand. Includes tools and cover. The instrument is near Toronto, Canada. $14,000 or reasonable offer.

 

 


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.

 


#4216 HCH
Flemish single manual harpsichord by Richard Kingston, BB - d ‘’’, 8’, 8’, buff, transposing A415/A440, keyboard of ebony naturals, ivory sharps, painted dark blue with lighter blue on lid interior, (72" x 31", 6 1/4" octave) turned leg trestle stand. $16,000.

 


#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.

 


#4236 HCH

Flemish single manual harpsichord by John Lyon, 1999, GG - d ‘’’, 8’, 8’, buff, transposing, keyboard of ebony and bone , case painted two toned dark gray, turned leg baluster stand, (83” x 34”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes padded cover and tools. $17,500.

 


#4243 HCH

Single manual harpsichord by Willard Martin, 1978, GG - e ‘’’, 8’, 8’, buff, transposing 415/440, keyboard of ebony and bone, hand painted decoration on key well and sound board surround, painted sound board, case exterior in green with gold banding, interior in cream with gold banding, oak trestle stand with spiral turned legs, (89” x 35 1/4”, 6 1/4” octave) includes bench and cover. $17,500.

 


#4211 Spain
Single manual Italian style harpsichord, by Jim Hall, 2018, Barcelonia, GG/BB (with two spit sharps) - c ''', 8’, 8’, transposable A415/A440, wooden jacks, painted case, gold banding, brass hinges by David Law, two piece turned leg stand. (202cm x 80cm) The instrument is in Spain. €17,500

 


#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.

 


#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.