Technical description: Single manual Italian harpsichord. Inner-outer case construction. Compass 50|notes: G₁/B₁ - C₆ [GG/BB - c''']. Two registers: Currently 2 × 8-ft. Redundant stop lever on wrestplank. Distal 8-ft register fixed, proximal 8-ft register movable. Pull-down holes for C₂, D₂, E₂, F₂, G₂, A₂, B♭₂, B₂ [C, D, E, F, G, A, B♭, B]. Two-part stand acquired by donor with the instrument. Repair History: Marks on the soundboard indicate that the original disposition was 1 × 8-ft, 1 × 4-ft. Holes in the bottom boards suggest that pull-down pedals were added at some time. The replacement outer case remains unpainted. Restored by Malcolm Rose in 1985-86 with further work by Malcolm Rose in 1999-2000.
rodger mirrey; sheila barnes, 2007.
Bought by donor from Robert Morley & Co Ltd in 1970.; Gift of Rodger and Lynne Mirrey, 2005.