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1533 Dominicus Pisaurensis and rose.  My reproductions. 

Original harpsichord at University of Washington signed Dominicus Pisaurensis 1600? and my replica.

Demonstration table of earliest keyboards:  clavicytherium, chekker and octave harpsichord.  On the right a pedal harpsichord combination with Dulcken on top c.1972.


Mersenne harpsichord. 

        Flemish muselaar after Ruckers 1610 in brass.

4' Italian harpsichord c.1520 from Intarsia in Genoa. 

Pierre builds ottavino in my shop c. 1972.

             4' Italian gets it's soundboard.


Some of the models I've built.  

Earliest Italian harpsichord c.1500.

On right, Flemish musular and harpsichord in appropriate colors.

Click to Enlarge Double manual after J.D. Dulcken 1745, 2x8 + 1x4, lute, buff, shove coupler. Built in 1973 also for a Canadian customer. This instrument is now in Austria. Click to Enlarge
Click to Enlarge Anglo-Italian single manual harpsichord after Scotti 1753 (Mozart's harpsichord). 1x8 with buff. Designed for school and institutional use, includes lid and durable case. This instrument is owned by Auburn, Washington School District and used with the school orchestras and choral program. Click to Enlarge
Click to Enlarge Double manual harpsichord after J.D. Dulcken 1745, 2x8 + 1x4, lute, buff, shove coupler. This instrument was built in 1973 for a Canadian customer. The instrument an be seen in eastern Canada.

 

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Jack Peters Harpsichords
14330 Phinney Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98133

jpearlymus@gmail.com
(206) 364-8254