Single-manual harpsichord.

Instrument

Harpsichord

Instrument Family

Keyboard

Maker

Alessandro Cresci

Date Made

1760

Description

Technical description: Single-manual Italian harpsichord. Integral case, no `inner-outer' embellishments. Compass 58|notes, G₁ - E₆ [GG - e''']. Three registers, 2 × 8-ft, 1 × 4-ft. Unusually the jacks pass through the soundboard which extends over the gap and wrestplank.

Notes

rodger mirrey; sheila barnes, 2007.

Measurements

2210.

Provenance

Bought by donor from Michael Thomas in the mid 1960s.; Gift of Rodger and Lynne Mirrey, 2005.

Collection

MIMEd; Rodger Mirrey Collection

Accession Number

4475