Some more harpsichord images, since you can never have too many

Brown Amazon was discussing harpsichords.
So I thought I'd post some pictures.

My kid's piano teacher's ex-husband is a big-time harpsichord builder.
(I just realized that sounds really odd.
I guess what I mean is that he makes a living building instruments and has a four-year waiting list for them.)
These are images from his website.
Anyway, her piano teacher has a living room full of instruments, including a harpsichord (kid gets to practice on it!) that looks a bit like this:

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6 responses to this post.

  1. That's amazing! What beautiful instruments! My appreciation for the harpsichord's sound is a touch limited, but what a totally cool speialty!

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  2. oooh, i love the harpsichord! i wish i could play it, but alas. these are truly works of art.

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  3. Wow. Fabulous. As a kid, we had an upright piano. I only wanted a harpsichord. Someday.

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  4. Thank you, lauowolf. These harpsichords will be very happy in my new castle. I'll take 3 of each. You and yours are invited to play any time.

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  5. OMG these are GORgeous!!!How incredible to know someone who makes these!!!!Gaaaa, I am home from my babysitting weekend…no time to chat….makin' sloppy joes!!……..

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  6. Well now I'm feeling inspired.I'll make the kid tune ours up and practice some.She's just been using the piano lately.(You have to tune a harpsichord all the time, like a guitar, but many more strings.)

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