William Mitchell

Harpsichords

Franco-Flemish harpsichord.

Flemish turned leg stand.
Painted light green with contrasting darker green panels.
Gold leaf on all moldings.
Decorated soundboard in egg tempera.
Flowers throughout the lid and flap and in casing panels.
Ruckers 'arabeque' papers inside the keywell, above the soundboard and inside the
lid and flap.
Transposing A=440 Hz to A=415 Hz.
Disposition: 2 x 8 foot + 1 x 4 foot + lute (buff).
 
Compass: FF to f3 -
61 notes - 5 octaves

 

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