Single Manual Harpsichord by Perkins & Gotto, after Thomas Barton 1709 (Previously Owned)
PO Ref. PO1295S
Single Manual Harpsichord by Perkins & Gotto, after Thomas Barton 1709 (Previously Owned) in excellent condition with folding tripod stand. Fully serviced and re-strung by Richard Taylor in July 2023. Delivery can be arranged for an additional cost.
This rare single manual harpsichord from a kit by Perkins & Gotto of Norwich, after Thomas Barton 1709, was specially-built for Harrogate College in 1980. The majority of the instrument's manufacture was carried out by Gotto & Perkins, except for the fitting of wrestpins, as well as the stringing and tuning upon completion of the kit. Tuning hammer and stringing schedule included.
|Disposition||2x8', buff stop, Flemish registers (via stops)|
|Range||59 notes: G1–D6|
|Dimensions||length 205cm; width 86cm; depth of case 28cm; height of keyboard from floor 71cm|
|Action||conventional keyboard with pearwood naturals, black sharps and pearwood arcades; delrin jacks|
|Wood||case in tulipwood; oak wrestplank; bottom and lid in solid wood; spruce soundboard|
|Assembly||braces tongue and grooved or dovetailed|
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