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French double Harpsichord Hemsch by The Paris Workshop

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8 471,07€

French double Harpsichord Hemsch by The Paris Workshop

Instrument supplied in kit form for home assembly.

This instrument is made in the grand tradition of the large French harpsichords of the 18th-century. Inspired by the surviving instruments of Henri Hemsch, the tone of our French Double is full of color and nuance, with a majestic bass. While the range of 63 notes permits performance of virtually the entire harpsichord repertoire, this instrument is obviously the best choice for playing the late French music.

The photograph shows the optional elegant Louis XVI-style table stand.

Specifications:

  • Range: 63 notes FF-g''', transposable A392 / A415 / A440.
  • Disposition: 2x8', 1x4', buff. Stop levers in the keywell.
  • Wood: Case in lime. Bentside in solid lime. Oak wrestplank. Bottom and lid in solid wood. Swiss pine soundboard.
  • Keyboard: Two reverse keyboard with ebony naturals, bone-slipped accidentals, pearwood arcades.
  • Action: Traditional wooden jacks.
  • Assembly: Braces either tongue and grooved, or dovetailed.
  • Stand: Turned in beech, dismountable
  • Musik desk: Traditional continuo desk.
  • Dimensions: Length 237 cm, Width 94 cm, Depth of case 28 cm.
  • Weight: about 70 Kg.
  • Instructions: Manual in English or French. Full size paper drawing.
  • Level of difficulty: Experienced to professional.
  • Standard version: Version 2, case assembled.
  • Options not included (ask for price): Version 3, soundboard installed, with decorative rose. Version 4, all woodwork completed, with decorative rose. Louis XVI-style stand parts.


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