"Bentside" Spinet

"Goujon 1753"

This spinet has a gracious shape with a sweet and round sound, probably due to a particular position of the wrest plank bridge which gives this instrument a sort of “virginal” timbre.

The “Goujon 1753” is an ideal instrument for ensemble music both for its wide specific repertoire and for the important musical literature of the north European Countries.

Thanks to its good mechanical functioning and wide keyboard, this spinet is also recommendable for student who want to begin harpsichord studies.

All instruments are delivered with spare parts, tool box and DVD for their maintenance.

Listen to this instrument

J. S. Bach (1685 - 1750) - Allemande from French Suite n.5, G major
H. Purcell (1659 - 1695) - Prelude
J. P. Rameau (1683 - 1764) - Gavotte from "Pièces de Clavecin"

General Features

  • Compass: F 1 - F 5, 61 keys
  • 1 x 8' stop
  • Transposition 415 - 440 Hz
  • Case and lid: poplar, lime and beech
  • 3 beech legs screwed to the instrument, in style
  • Soundboard: red resonance spruce from Val di Fiemme
  • Soundboard wood grain: Extra Fine
  • Keyboard: spruce, Italian boxwood (diatonic keys) and ebony (chromatic keys)
  • Jacks: pear wood with delrin or celcon plectra
  • Tuning pins: forged iron, historical type, with hole
  • Strings: red brass, yellow brass and ancient-type iron
  • Brush painting in two colours or natural wood
  • Rose: carved wood
  • Dimensions: 178 x 65 x 23 cm
  • Weight: 22 kg