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Some of the instruments built in the past by

Grant O’Brien

 

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Copy of a ‘French’ model Ruckers harpsichord made in Edinburgh by Grant O’Brien in 1985

 

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Copy of a Ruckers ‘spinett’ virginal made in Edinburgh by Grant O’Brien in 1981

 

 

 

       

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           Grant O’Brien will take commissions for the construction of harpsichords and virginals in the Flemish and Italian styles.  Some Italian single-manual harpsichords in the Neapolitan style have been built and are currently for sale (See:  New Neapolitan-style instruments for sale).  For further details about prices, delivery times, etc see:

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Ruckers book has been re-published.  Buy a copy signed by the author

 

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