Below is our copy of a
French 18th century Double-manual harpsichord after Hemsch (1736?). The original is in the
Boston, Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts. It was restored for the museum by Frank
Hubbard in 1967.
Our copy was built in 1983 by our Technical
Director, Hendrik Broekman, and staff from plans of the original drawn by Frank
While you cannot build this instrument from a
kit, and it would be very costly to reproduce it for you as a custom instrument, we
show it as your assurance that the same historically informed knowledge, master
craftsmanship, care, and meticulous concern for detail that went into restoring the
original and producing the copy go into each custom instrument and kit that we produce.
the custom instruments page
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