French Harpsichord
after P. Taskin, 1769 (Edinburgh)

Our Taskin is based on the very well known original at St. Cecilia’s Hall that was originally owned by the Taskin family until 1952. It represents the height of the 18th C. Parisian school. (range FF-f’’’, registration 2 x 8’, 1 x 4’, buff, transposes 392-415-440.

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  Mietke 1702/4
Ruckers 1637
Dulcken 1745
Vater 1737
Taskin 1769
Kennedy Harpsichords is a small workshop in Tuscany, Italy building harpsichords and clavichords after 17th and 18th Century historical models. Our instruments can be found throughout the world and heard on more than 100 recordings. Keywords: harpsichord, harpsichords, clavecin, clavecins, cembalo, cembalos, clavicembalo, clavicembeli, kennedy, bruce kennedy, kennedyharpsichords, kennedy harpsichords, clavichord, clavichords, tuscany, toscana, handel house museum, gustav leonhardt, pierre hantai, skip sempe, yoshio watanabe, robert woolley, christophe rousset, mietke, taskin, colmar ruckers, etc.