Goujon 1749 (double manual)

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A fine example of the full blown French harpsichord developed from antique Flemish originals. Very popular for the full repertoire, with a flexible, clear resonant tone, making it an ideal concert instrument.

Double manual, FF-f3 chromatic, 2 x 8 + 1 x 4′, shove coupler, buff to lower 8′.  Wooden jacks voiced in delrin.

The instrument lends itself to a variety of sophisticated eighteenth century decorations, as well as elements of the seventeenth century in the form of Flemish papers on the key well and rim (as on the original 1748 Goujon) and often in combination.