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Bizzi French Double Manual Harpsichord 'Goermans-Taskin' 2x8'+4' with Loius XV stand

by Bizzi
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£19,995.83 excluding VAT (UK Export Price)

French double manual harpsichord after 'Goermans-Taskin'. The original instruments upon which Bizzi has based his studies are amongst the most important known harpsichords. The “Goermans - Taskin” was originally a Flemish harpsichord that Taskin transformed (ravalement) into a great French instrument.
Its bright and sonorous voice makes it particularly suitable for a wide repertoire and for large concert halls. Compass: F0 - F5, 61 notes.

  • Compass: F 1 - F 5, 61 keys
  • 2x 8'+4' stops and buff stop
  • Transposition 415 - 440 Hz
  • Case and lid: poplar, fir and beech
  • Six beech legs screwed to the instrument, Louis XVI syle
  • Soundboard: red resonance spruce from Val di Fiemme
  • Soundboard wood grain: Extra Fine
  • Keyboard: spruce, ebony (diatonic keys) and bone (chromatic keys)
  • Jacks: pear wood with delrin or celcon plectra
  • Tuning pins: forged iron, historical type, with hole
  • Strings: red brass, yellow brass and ancient-type iron
  • Brush painting in two colours
  • Gold-leaf bands and mouldings
  • Rose and hinges made of bronze casting
  • Dimensions: 237 x 92 x 31 cm
  • Weight: 65 kg


For more details about this or any other Bizzi Harpsichord at our Saltaire showroom, please do not hesitate to contact us. 


Tel: 01274 288100